VLP is growing! If you are a self-reliant partner with a sophisticated practice, or a well-functioning and collegial practice group, please visit this page. If you are a mid-level or senior associate tired of Big Law, looking for sophisticated work, a great team and a future you can get excited about, we are currently looking to fill the following positions. If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to: JoinUs@VLPLawGroup.com.
Patent Counsel Attorneys and Patent Agents
VLP has immediate openings for senior patent attorneys and patent agents to support its growing intellectual property law practice. Candidates should have exceptional academic credentials, a top-tier law firm background, and six or more years experience prosecuting patents in the United States and abroad. Specific experience counseling entrepreneurs, corporations, research institutions, and / or universities would be a plus. Candidates should have experience in preparing patent applications in software-related technologies and/or wireless telecommunications and at minimum an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas (computer, electrical or physics).
The firm will consider candidates interested in either part-time or full-time work. All candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as in collaboration with other attorneys. Please include a writing sample when you submit your resume.
Annual Salary: $168,000.00 – $365,000.00. This range is based on multiple factors, including experience, location, practice area & a billable hour range of 1300-2000 billable hours per year.
Corporate Counsel Attorney
VLP has an immediate opening for a senior transactional attorney to support its corporate practice group. The candidate should have exceptional academic credentials, a top-tier law firm background and at least 8 years of substantial experience representing private technology companies from formation to exit (including founder issuances, equity compensation and stock plans, convertible debt and VC financings and M&A), as well as the VC funds and other investors that finance such companies. Commercial agreements experience a plus. Candidate must be able to work independently with limited supervision. This position will be helping to manage a small team of corporate and transactional attorneys, as well as direct corporate work. Please highlight any experience managing attorneys or working in a collaborative team environment in your resume or cover letter.
Annual Salary: $145,000.00 – $365,000.00. This range is based on multiple factors, including experience, location, practice area & a billable hour range of 1000-2000 billable hours per year.
We are a group of experienced lawyers from top-tier law schools, law firms and corporations who have pioneered a better alternative to traditional law firms and corporations. Our distributed platform allows us, among other things, geographic flexibility in hiring. In fact, all of our attorneys work from home or their own office space. We provide big law expertise and service at a better rate than other law firms by eliminating much of the traditional law firm overhead. We do it all in an environment that we feel is vastly superior to the other firms and we’d love to tell you more about it.
If you feel that you meet our criteria and are interested in learning more, please send an email with your resume attached to JoinUs@VLPLawGroup.com.