PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP is pleased to announce that Corporate and Transactional founding partner David Goldenberg was named a 2011 “Rising Star” by Northern California Super Lawyers as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2011. In addition, Trademark and Copyright partner Brian M. Davis and Executive Compensation partner Stephen T. Lindo were recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

David focuses his practice on counseling startup and emerging technology companies in all aspects of their business, including corporate formation, angel and venture capital financing, commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. This was David’s first time being honored by Super Lawyers.

Brian focuses his practice on trademark clearance and prosecution, and has provided advice to the owners of some of the world’s most famous brands. He has been named to the Best Lawyers list since 2009.

Steve is an experienced negotiator of executive employment, severance and change in control agreements. He provides tax and employment advice to executives, management teams and companies on all aspects of executive compensation. Past chair of the Executive Compensation practice at Willkie Farr & Gallagher for 22 years, Steve has been named to the Best Lawyers list since 2006.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and a highly respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, and is regarded as one of the most valued referral sources for lawyers. Because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be included, a listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded within the legal profession as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. More information about the Best Lawyers referral guide is available at .

Northern California Super Lawyers selects attorneys each year for recognition through a rigorous nomination process that includes peer review by practice area and independent research on candidates. Lawyers recognized on this list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor each year. More information about Super Lawyers is available at .

About VLP Law Group:
Founded in 2008, VLP is a business and transactional law firm that delivers top quality, efficient and cost-effective legal services. Our practice reaches across many industry sectors, including high tech, life sciences, angel and venture capital financings, clean tech, retail, consumer product, commercial lending, and real estate. VLP has continued its strong growth, and in recent months has added noted attorneys from firms on the West and East coasts who believe VLP’s unique, client-oriented and cost-effective model is the best platform for their practice. Our partners are regularly recognized by their peers as outstanding attorneys, and the firm has been recognized as a top company for its promotion of quality of life in the workplace.

VLP partners represent clients that vary in size from individual executives and early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies. Our client base includes public and private corporations, venture capital investors, private equity funds, educational institutions, nonprofits, and individuals.

VLP provides general corporate, licensing, contract, intellectual property protection and counseling, securities regulation, financing, real estate, employment, merger and acquisition, tax, and other legal services. VLP is a geographically distributed firm of highly qualified attorneys with outstanding credentials and an average of over 10 years of experience. We have no central office, and our technology platform allows us to collaborate easily and to operate with a small, highly specialized staff. Our lean model means that we can provide sophisticated, focused services to our clients, and we can do it at competitive rates.

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