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Ky Pepper Ewing


KY EWING, American Lawyer, Partner of VINSON & ELKINS, specializing in the field of Commercial Trial Practice. Banking, Real Estate. Insurance Defense, Construction and Oil and Gas Law. General Business Litigation.


Ewing, Ky Pepper was born on January 7, 1935 in Victoria, Texas, United States. Son of Ky Pepper and Sallie (Dixon) Ewing.


Baylor University (Bachelor of Arts, 1956). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1959). Alpha Chi. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, United States.

Department of Justice, 1978-1980. (Resident, Washington, D.C. Office).


Associate firm Covington & Burling, Washington, 1959-1964. Partner firm Prather, Seeger, Doolittle, Farmer & Ewing, 1964-1977. Deputy assistant attorney general antitrust div.

Department Justice, 1978-1980. Partner Vinson & Elkins, 1980—2001, of counsel, 2002—2003. Member Washington Institute Foreign Affairs., assistant secretary, 1961-1968, secretary 1981-1999, board directors, 1971-2002, co-chair Ditchley(England) Conference Competition Laws, 2001.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1963.


President Potomac Valley League, 1977, Carderock Springs Citizens Association, 1975-1978. Fellow: American Bar Foundation (life). Member: American Bar Association (chairman legislation committee antitrust section 1987-1991, council antitrust section 1991-1994, finance officer antitrust section 1994-1996, chairman Federal Trade Commission/Department Justice working group 1994-1997, member House of Delegates 1996-1998, vice chair antitrust section 1998-1999, chair-elect antitrust section 1999—2000, chair antitrust section 2000-2001, chairman nominating committee antitrust section 2002-2003), District of Columbia Bar Association, Metropolitan Club.


Married Almuth Rott, April 6, 1963. Children: Kenneth Patrick, Kevin Andrew, Kathryn Diana.

Ky Pepper Ewing

Sallie (Dixon) Ewing

Almuth Rott

Kenneth Patrick Ewing

Kevin Andrew Ewing

Kathryn Diana Ewing