Jeff Steele is a Corporate Partner at VLP and provides cost-effective, efficient and informed corporate and technology transaction counsel for venture capital-backed technology companies and the investors who fund them. Jeff represents emerging growth technology companies with respect to mergers and acquisitions; venture capital and angel financings; commercial contracts, including strategic partnerships and other collaborative arrangements and licensing; company formation; and general corporate counseling. Jeff also regularly represents venture capital funds and angel groups in their portfolio investments.

Prior to joining VLP, Jeff was a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in their Salt Lake City office and a partner at Holland & Hart LLP, also in their Salt Lake City office. Prior to that, he practiced in the Boston, Massachusetts, area as a partner in a boutique law firm that represented emerging growth technology companies and venture capital funds.

Jeff is a graduate of the Cornell Law School. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys skiing in the Wasatch, cycling and, although he recently took it up and lacks any proficiency at it, surfing.

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School¬†
  • A.M., Brown University¬†
  • B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; magna cum laude