The Position:
At A Full-Service Law Firm, we are looking to add a Partner with 7+ years of experience to our Corporate, Venture Capital and Emerging Growth team, “Venture Best” ( The partner can be located in any of our offices, with a particular desire for partners in the North Carolina market.

Amazing Culture and Client Base: Building a diverse, inclusive, positive and enthusiastic culture is paramount to our ethos. We know that diverse backgrounds produce different perspectives, richer thinking, and more creative solutions to the challenges our clients face. Join us and take the challenge of doing meaningful work supporting companies in fields like CleanTech, SaaS, life sciences, cannabis, natural foods, web3, biotech, AI and data analytics, to name a few.

Job Requirements:
What We Look For: Our ideal candidate must have strong experience representing startups and/or institutional investors in venture capital and emerging company transactions, mergers and acquisitions, startup formation, and general corporate governance, as well as experience triaging issues with specialists in tax, intellectual property, employment and other specialist areas. Experience in licensing and technology transactions and/or securities is a plus. The candidate must treat all colleagues with mutual support and respect.

What We Offer: The Venture Best team is energetic, entrepreneurial and we love what we do. We offer a strong team of associates and beautiful office space to help our partners in building and serving our client base. We work with extremely innovative and impactful founders and companies across the country, with a focus on fast-growing venture ecosystems (Salt Lake City, Austin, Raleigh, Madison, Colorado, Chicago, Milwaukee, and growing).

We will provide the new team member with:
  • A team dedicated to business development and marketing
  • Active mentoring and camaraderie
  • Specialists covering many industries and areas of law
  • Competitive pay and a lucrative bonus program

Excellent Benefits:
You will be assigned an expert Corporate or Venture Best partner mentor to guide you, help you set goals, and ensure you have access to all of the tools necessary to be successful.

Knowledge Base & Education:
  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 7+ years of corporate or transactional experience
  • Strong drafting and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to manage clients and opposing counsel
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Valid authorization to work in the U.S.

The Location:
We have offices in Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Madison, Manitowoc, Waukesha); Illinois (Chicago); Utah (Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake City); Colorado (Denver, Broomfield); Texas (Austin); and North Carolina (Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilmington); and Washington D.C. Our contemporary office spaces are ideal for concentration and collaboration supporting our culture of working together to make great things happen for our Clients.