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Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP

550 Allerton Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 321-2400


Employer Type: Private
Administrative Partner: Dan O'Connor
Hiring Partners: Nevin Fox & Marna Pattaropong (Boston); Melissa Marks & Ryan Purcell (NY); Gina Marek, Andrew Thornborrow, & Glen Van Ligten (Northern California); John Tolpa (San Diego); Marcia Hatch (Ann Arbor)

Total No. Attorneys 2019: 265

Base Salary

1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,653.85/week

Summer Associate Offers

14 out of 14 (2018) (2Ls only)

Major Office Locations

Redwood City, CA (HQ)
Ann Arbor, MI
Boston, MA
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA | Beijing

Major Departments & Practices

Corporate & Securities
Executive Compensation
Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions
Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Privacy & Data Security
Public Offerings/Public Companies
Venture Capital & Growth Equity Fund Formation and Representation