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.
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.
Patent Attorney – Biotechnology
VLP has an immediate opening for a senior patent attorney to support our clients in the biotechnology, chemical, and medical device industries. Candidates must have exceptional academic credentials, a top-tier law firm background, be licensed to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office, and have six or more years experience prosecuting patents in the United States and abroad. Candidates must have at minimum an undergraduate degree in biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, medical devices or physics. Specific experience with molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, or medical devices would be a plus. All candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as in collaboration with other attorneys.
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.