PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Geoffrey Perusse has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Perusse will chair the firm’s Private Funds and Investment Management Group.
Mr. Perusse brings extensive experience in representing sponsors and managers of private investment funds in a variety of asset classes, including real estate, private equity entertainment, venture capital and hedge funds. He also provides transactional and counseling work for these funds. Geoff also advises registered investment advisers on compliance and regulatory matters.
Additionally, Mr. Perusse works with entrepreneurs, banks, and technology companies based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley on financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities law issues, licensing, and other general corporate matters.
Prior to joining VLP, Mr. Perusse was Senior Counsel at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP. He has been a guest lecturer at the Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco, CA, and presents on securities law matters and legal issues affecting private fund managers.
“Geoff is a tremendously talented corporate and securities attorney. In addition to his deep experience representing emerging growth companies and the investors that finance and support them, Geoff has also developed a thriving fund formation and investment management practice that will significantly and immediately expand VLP’s service capabilities in that critical practice area,” said Christopher La Chance, Chair of the firm’s Corporate, Emerging Growth Companies & Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities & Capital Raising Practice Groups. “Geoff’s expertise is a key strategic fit within VLP’s corporate group and will help drive continued growth and enhance our already stellar reputation within the business and legal community. We are delighted to have Geoff join the firm.”
Founded in 2008, VLP is a business and transactional law firm that delivers top quality legal services from experienced attorneys through an efficient platform. The firm has a broad practice, reaching across many industry sectors, including high tech, life sciences, clean tech, retail, consumer products, edtech, and real estate. VLP has continued its strong growth, and is made up of noted attorneys with significant experience who believe VLP’s unique, client-oriented 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 clients include public and private corporations, venture capital investors, private equity funds, educational institutions and companies, nonprofits and individuals.
We provide general corporate, licensing, contract, intellectual property protection and counseling, securities regulation, financing, merger and acquisition, real estate, commercial lending, tax, employment and other legal services.
More information: http://www.vlplawgroup.com/.