Vela Wood PC Senior Attorney - M&A and Venture Dallas, TX · Full time

Outstanding opportunities for attorneys with experience in M&A and Venture Law


Vela Wood is a boutique corporate law firm with a local feel and a global impact. We focus our practice in the areas of Venture Transactions, M&A, Gaming Law, Private Equity, and Fund Representation.


We provide a full suite of services to our clients, with an emphasis on relationships, not time.


We are currently seeking a Venture Attorney who is, or will be, located in our Dallas or Austin locations. We're looking for attorneys with at least 4 - 7 years' venture 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 and relaxed team culture, where we care about your interests and the time you spend at work, as well as at home

·      Excellent and generous medical insurance package

·      Reduced hours target - 1,550 - which includes some vacation time

·      Matching 401(k) retirement plan

·      Firm-paid short and long term disability insurance and life insurance

·      Unlimited vacation days as long as billable hour goals are met; and firm-paid holidays

·      Paid parental leave

·      Work abroad opportunities (Portugal in 2022!)

·      Firm covered CLE and licensing fees

·      Aggressive bonus structure

·      Direct client interactions

·      Support for business development activities