Matthew Stammel > Vinson & Elkins LLP > Dallas, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
DALLAS, TX 75201-2975
United States
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Work Department

Commercial & Business Litigation




Matt works with clients on their most complex and demanding problems. He enjoys working closely with clients to understand their businesses and to help develop strategies to achieve the best outcome possible.

In recent years, Matt has worked most closely with companies in the oil and gas industry and the real estate business. Matt frequently advises on complex contractual situations and has extensive experience with force majeure and extra-contractual defenses.

Matt is co-Managing Partner of the Dallas office and serves on the firm’s Management Committee.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy litigation: oil and gas

Rated by clients for its ‘deep institutional knowledge‘, Vinson & Elkins LLP has a strong roster of experienced litigators and appellate lawyers that handle a wide range of issues including energy contract disputes, royalty litigation and class actions, as well as disputes specific to shale and hydraulic fracturing. Jim Thompson co-heads the litigation practice and has an extensive background in the oil and gas industry. Energy litigation practice head Matthew Stammel is based in Dallas and represents a range of oil and gas companies and private equity firms. Nicholas Shum specializes in complex commercial disputes in the energy industry, including upstream and midstream contract disputes, fracking disputes, royalty disputes and leasing disputes. Marie Yeates is also noted.