Christopher V. Popov

Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

Christopher V. Popov

Christopher V. Popov

Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

Biography

Chris is a trial lawyer who practices before courts and arbitration panels across the United States. He has litigated, arbitrated, and tried a range of commercial cases involving merger disputes, antitrust, corporate governance, licensing disputes, intellectual property, constitutional rights, Internet media, class actions, and other commercial matters.

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2

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Former Vice Chairman at The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Managing Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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President at University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Christopher V. Popov
Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP
Education
J.D. with High Honors, Chancellor, Order of the Coif
Class of 2001

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

B.S. in Economics, summa cum laude
Class of 1998

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (most often referred to as Louisiana State University or LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[7] The University was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, and consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

HBA Constitution, Article 1, Section 2: The object of the Association shall be to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the State of Texas by educating both attorneys and citizens of their legal, civic and ethical responsibilities; to promote the administration of justice by educating the public about the qualifications of judicial candidates; by providing alternative, cost effective means for citizens to resolve their disputes, and by providing access to legal services for all; to improve the law; to uphold the honor and dignity of the profession by providing charitable and legal services to all; to promote professional ethics among its members through education; to improve community relations through charitable service and education; and to promote fellowship among its members.

Fellow
Current

The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the nation. Membership is composed of the most elite Texas attorneys. The Foundation’s members are nominated because of their dedication to the administration of justice and high professional standing among his or her peers. For more than four decades, the Texas Bar Foundation has helped organizations to: * Educate the public about their rights and responsibilities under the law * Provide legal services to the poor * Assist those who turn to the legal system for protection Since 1965, the trustees of the Texas Bar Foundation have awarded more than $15 million in grants to charitable organizations across Texas. Grants are made possible by the generosity of Fellows and charitable gifts from individuals and law firms across the state. The Texas Bar Foundation and its members are committed to our mission…Advancing Justice in Texas…by providing opportunities to support the rule of law in Texas.

Career History
Partner
Current

Vinson & Elkins LLP provides legal services. The firm maintains civil practice, covering areas such as litigation, public policy, transaction, and energy law. The firm serves the clients including companies from the aviation, energy, financial services, health care, and technology industries. The company was founded in 1917 by James A. Elkins and William A. Vinson and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Houston Bar Foundation was established in 1982 as a charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association. Since that time, the Foundation has supported programs that help provide legal representation to the indigent, promote community understanding of our legal system and foster the administration of justice. Through the generosity of its many contributors, the Foundation has been able to make a difference in the greater Houston community.

President, Board of Directors
2004 - 2010
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Perella Weinberg Partners LP, Perella Weinberg Partners Group LP purchase Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. LLC

Awards & Honors
Louisiana State University - University Medal
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