Experience Counts

Our attorneys have had decades of experience at top law firms and in senior in-house positions before joining VLP. VLP attorneys average more than 20 years of legal experience and more than 75% of our attorneys graduated from a top 25 ranked law school. Our legal specialists also bring an average of more than 20 years of experience and all of our administrative staff have previous law firm experience. Our team has the background and experience to provide VLP’s clients with sophisticated counsel on a variety of legal issues.

VLP attorneys previously worked at top law firms and corporations, including:

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
  • The Alliant Company
  • Alston & Bird
  • Arent Fox
  • Charles Schwab
  • Cooley
  • Dickstein Shapiro
  • DLA Piper
  • Dorsey & Whitney
  • Fish & Neave
  • Fish & Richardson
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian
  • WilmerHale
  • Heller Ehrman
  • Hogan Lovells
  • IPWireless
  • Irell & Manella
  • Jones Day
  • K&L Gates
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Lyon & Lyon
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
  • Mayer Brown
  • Mediabolic
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo
  • Morrison & Foerster
  • O’Melveny & Myers
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Paul Hastings
  • Pennie & Edmonds
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Sears
  • Shearman & Sterling
  • Sidley Austin
  • Troutman Sanders
  • Varian Medical Systems
  • Venture Law Group
  • Vivus Inc.
  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

VLP attorneys are graduates of top law schools, including:

  • Columbia Law School
  • Duke University School of Law
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Harvard Law School
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • New York University School of Law
  • Stanford Law School
  • UCLA School of Law
  • UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
  • Faculty of Law, Cambridge (UK)
  • University of Chicago Law School
  • University of Michigan Law School
  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • Washington University School of Law