Energy Group Of The Year: Vinson & Elkins

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 5:14 PM EST) -- The Vinson & Elkins LLP energy team was behind not only some of 2013’s biggest transactions in the field — including a complex $7 billion tie-up involving midstream oil and gas companies — but also helped answer a major legal question in Louisiana on joint operating agreements, earning it a place among Law360's Energy Practice Groups of the Year.

A three-partner Vinson & Elkins team including lead attorney Marie Yeates helped argue a relatively unaddressed but high-stakes question dogging oil companies participating in joint operating agreements: Is...
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