Leslie S. Shirasu

Leslie S. Shirasu

Recruitment Manager

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Leslie Shirasu is VLP’s Recruitment Manager and she has over 20 years of legal recruiting experience. Leslie graduated from Santa Clara University with a BS in Psychology and joined Venture Law Group in 1999. At Venture Law Group she focused on Attorney Recruiting, the Summer Associate Program and Human Resources. Leslie joined Heller Ehrman after its acquisition of Venture Law Group in 2003. At Heller Ehrman, Leslie worked in Shareholder (Partner) Recruiting until 2008. She joined VLP in 2008 and in addition to managing the recruitment process, she also works closely with the Virtual Culture Committee, which builds the firm’s culture and connects our attorneys and staff in-person and online. She handles the firm’s event planning, including the annual three-day offsite retreat.

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