Vela Wood PC Associate Attorneys Dallas, TX · Full time

Evergreen requisition


While we are currently full at the Associate level, this job description will give you a sense of the exciting work that attorneys do at our firm. You are welcome to submit your resume and we will reach out as soon as there is a position that is right for you.

Our Corporate Attorneys can be based in Dallas or Austin. These positions are open to graduating 3Ls through licensed attorneys with up to 4 years of experience. Key responsibilities will include:


  • Broad corporate practice including entity formation, Company & partnership agreements, and standard commercial agreements.
  • Trademark research, filings, and office actions.
  • Venture Capital transactions including structuring, convertible financings, and equity financing rounds.
  • Carrying out due diligence matters.
  • Supporting Seniors and Partners on day-to-day client requests.


Here’s why we think you’ll love working for Vela Wood:

  • Fun team culture, where we care about your interests and the time you spend at work, as well as at home.
  • 4 ½ day work week.
  • Excellent firm-paid medical/dental vision insurance.
  • Matching 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Firm-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off, as long as billable hour goals are met.
  • Generous paid parental leave.
  • Work-remote opportunities – including firm-subsidized work-abroad opportunities in Portugal and Spain, just in the last two years!
  • Firm covered CLE and licensing fees.
  • Reduced hours targets.
  • Aggressive bonus structure.
  • Direct client interactions.
  • Support for business development activities.
  • Inspiring and approachable leadership team.