Vinson & Elkins

Vinson & Elkins Reviews

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25 Reviews
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    Great firm. Would work there again.

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    Former Employee - Litigation Assistant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Litigation Assistant in Washington, DC

    I worked at Vinson & Elkins full-time (more than 3 years)


    Challenging work, great benefits, large Christmas bonus, strong institutional support - All the things necessary to make a great impression on a recent graduate


    Not much training for entry level positions; need better connectedness between paraprofessional units.

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Vinson & Elkins Interviews

Updated Oct 8, 2014
Updated Oct 8, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty



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    Associate Interview

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    Interview Details

    I obtained my first interview through my law school's on campus interview program. I then had additional call-back interviews in the Houston office.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview was fairly straight-forward, and similar to the interviews I did with other firms.   Answer Question
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Vinson & Elkins Awards & Accolades

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Best Companies to Work For in Texas (Large), Best Companies Group, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Vinson & Elkins is one of the country's leading law firms with more than 750 lawyers and about 15 offices in the US and half a dozen other countries. The firm offers practice specialties in such areas as corporate law, environmental regulation, finance, and international law, as well as litigation, restructuring, and tax law. Headquartered in Houston, Vinson & Elkins also has a well-known global energy practice that serves oil and mining companies, utilities, and other energy-related institutions. The firm was started by James Elkins and William Vinson in 1917.

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