PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Bradford has joined the firm as a partner in its Executive Compensation Practice Group. Mr. Bradford brings over 16 years of experience as an executive compensation and employee benefits attorney.
He has represented buyers and sellers in over 200 cross-border and domestic M&A deals, with transactions ranging in size from a $1 million acquihire to a $7 billion sale of a leading software company. In connection with these transactions, Mr. Bradford has negotiated and drafted deal-related agreements, including employment, incentive, retention, severance and non-competition agreements, and worked on post-closing integration matters. He has also worked with more than 35 companies on compensation matters arising out of their initial public offerings.
“Mark is a skilled and talented practitioner who will add depth and experience to our strong and growing Executive Compensation Practice Group,” said Frank Daniele, a partner in the firm’s Executive Compensation Practice Group. “He’s a terrific addition and we’re very pleased to welcome him to VLP.”
Mr. Bradford said, “VLP offers an impressive and growing platform of high-quality legal services. I am excited to join the VLP team.”
Prior to joining VLP, Mr. Bradford was a senior associate with Gunderson Dettmer LLP’s Executive Compensation Group. Prior to Gunderson, he was an associate with Cooley LLP’s Compensation & Benefits Group. Mr. Bradford began his career in the area of executive compensation and employee benefits at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP where he was an associate in the Executive Compensation, Employee Benefits and Taxation Group.
Mr. Bradford is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, where he earned both an LL.M and J.D. He also earned a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.
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. Our unique model means that we can provide sophisticated, focused services to our clients, and we can do it at competitive rates.
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.
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