Skip to Main Content

Venture Capital Lawyers

Exploring This Job

There are many resources that will help you to learn more about venture capital and law. First, check out books such as Introduction to Debt and Real Assets: From Venture Capital to LBO, Senior to Distressed Debt, Immaterial to Fixed Assets (Wiley, 2019) to learn the basics of venture capital. Next, visit the American Bar Association’s Legal Career Central ( to read career profiles, get advice on taking the bar exam, and check out entries in its Career Advice Series. Finally, visit the National Venture Capital Association’s Web site,, to read sample legal documents (e.g., term sheet, indemnification agreement, management rights letter) that are used in the VC industry. Reviewing these documents will provide you with an inside look at the types of issues VC lawyers deal with and a glimpse at the complexity of the field.

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.