Salary Range$75,000 to $100,000+
Venture capital (VC) lawyers are specialized attorneys who provide legal services and advice to VC firms about fund formation and liquidation, fund-raising, due diligence, regulatory compliance, investment strategies, portfolio company management, intellectual property, tax issues, litigation and dispute resolution, and other issues. The top lawyers at venture capital firms are known as chief legal officers or general counsels. There are 778,700 lawyers employed in the United States. Venture capital lawyers comprise a tiny fraction of this total.
Minimum Education LevelLaw Degree
OutlookAbout as Fast as the Average