Managing Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP


Scott Wulfe is Managing Partner of Vinson & Elkins and a Trustee of the University of Texas Law School Foundation. Scott also oversees the firm’s Women’s Initiative, which ensures that the recruiting, development, and promotion of women are integrated into daily firm life.  

Other diversity initiatives at the firm include diversity scholarships for high school and law school students and first-year law student fellowships. V&E has been ranked a top firm by Yale Law Women, Working Mother magazine, and the Austin Bar Association. The firm was an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2014 and 2015. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2019: Quentin Smith; 2018: Grace Ho; 2016: Mingda Zhao; 2015: Devika Kornbacher; 2014: Manuel G. Berrelez; 2013: Michael T. Murphy; 2012: Maritza Okata; 2011: Dionne Lomax

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2019: Simone King, Robert Landicho; 2018: Alex KamelJulia Tong; 2017: R. Kent Piacenti, Carla Jordan-Detamore; 2015: Christine Roushdy 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2018: Emiliano Delgado, Michael Denton, Matthew Green, Kathy Phan, Donovan Stone, Ryan Sun; 2017: Stephanie Agu, Christopher Garza, Isabella Uria, Helen Xiang; 2016: Dmetri Culkar, Emily Fawcett, Daryne Foote, Daniel Han, Eric Hernandez, Justin Lim, Ben Perry, Kendall Wells; 2015: Kayla M. DeLeon, Meredith S. Simons; 2014: Adam Abulawi, Asasia Carter, Akhil Gola, Daniela Gutierrez, James Haecker, Alisha Mehta; 2013: Kyrie Ruiz, Joe Tobias, Jasmine Woodard; 2012: Matthew Cox, Victoria Galvez, Kathleen S. Park 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014) 

Member: T. Mark KellyScott Wulfe

Diversity Professionals: Julie TranAmber Carter