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Joseph C. Dilg

Term: 2011 — 2014

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Mr. Dilg is a Partner of Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P., where his practice focuses on domestic and international business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and financings.  He is well versed in all aspects of the domestic and international energy business, including oil and gas and electric power generation.  Mr. Dilg has been consistently listed in Chambers Global The World’s Leading Lawyers in the “Energy and Natural Resources” and “Corporate/M&A” fields; The Best Lawyers in America in corporate and international trade and finance law; and Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Resource Lawyers in oil, gas, and electricity law. From 2002 through 2011 Mr. Dilg served as Managing Partner of the Firm.

Mr. Dilg served as a Chair of the Business Committee for the Arts, Inc. Executive Committee, as a Director of the Houston Arts Alliance, and as a Director of the Greater Houston Partnership. He is a member of the American Bar Association.

He received his B.A. in 1973 in economics from Southern Methodist University and his J.D. with high honors in 1976 from The University of Texas School of Law, where he served as Note and Comment Editor of Texas Law Review and was on the Chancellors list.  He was admitted to practice in 1976.

Joe and his wife, Susie, reside in Houston.

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