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Vinson & Elkins Add to Derivatives with Robert Scherer Joining Finance Group
Vinson & Elkins bring Robert Scherer onto their Finance Practice Group. Scherer joins as counsel in New York. He joins V&E from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. His practice is focused on representing banks, dealers and participants in the financial markets. He handles development, structuring, and negotiation of financial products including fixed income derivatives, credit derivatives and structured financial products.
Billy Young, head of V&E’s Finance Practice Group commented, “Rob’s derivatives and structured products experience complements our existing practice and adds depth in an area of utmost importance to our clients, who rely on us to handle their most complex financial needs.”
Robert Scherer commented on his joining the illustrious firm. Vinson & Elkins has a fantastic reputation as energy and finance leader and that drew me, he said. “ I couldn’t be more excited to embark on the next phase of my career here.” He went on to say that V&E provided a unique opportunity to work with extremely talented people on behalf of clients around the globe.
Chambers USA 2013 favorable mentions Vinson & Elkins, saying that their Finance Practice Group is “respected for its presence in energy finance,” and that the group “demonstrates strong capabilities on a wide range of financial transactions.”
Vinson & Elkins LLP has more than 675 lawyers across 16 offices around the globe.