Vinson PE Partner Joins Sidley Austin's Houston Office

Law360, New York (May 9, 2012, 7:22 PM EDT) -- A transactional partner who advises primarily Texas and New York-based private equity firms and other institutional investors on energy and project finance investments has left Vinson & Elkins LLP to join Sidley Austin LLP as a partner in its Houston office, Sidley said Wednesday.

Cliff W. Vrielink, formerly a partner in Vinson's Houston office, joined Sidley on Tuesday. He is one of the first new hires at Sidley's Houston office, which opened in February.

Vrielink, whose last day at Vinson was Monday, said he was drawn...
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