Corporate

Innovation. Growth. Opportunity.

Formed in the earliest days of Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini is the premier firm for clients in the technology and life sciences fields. The drivers for our growth—and our reputation—are our diverse and market-leading corporate practices.

There are two things you should know about practicing corporate law at Wilson Sonsini.

First, our training is unparalleled. 

Our corporate practice encompasses a huge range of practice areas led by talented and energetic attorneys. You will have interesting work from day one, and the partners and senior associates will value your hard work and curiosity as you develop your own skills. Our sophisticated tech and life sciences clients—at every stage of growth –will become close contacts for you, and provide many opportunities for you to immediately impact their development while honing your own skills. 

Second, you will never be bored.

Corporate legal work encompasses an incredible variety of clients, areas of legal knowledge, and fascinating problems to solve. You’ll build invaluable skills that will help you succeed at the firm, in-house, in board rooms, and everywhere in between. We represent the most interesting companies in the world—companies changing the world. You get to be part of that change at a very deep level. 

As a member of our corporate team, you could work in any one of our offices throughout the United States, in Europe, or in Asia. From helping tech startups secure funding to leading IPOs to executing international mergers, Wilson Sonsini’s corporate practice is about helping clients grow and compete through innovation, geographic expansion, and smart business strategies. 

Every year, our large and varied corporate practices offer dozens of opportunities for summer associates, recent graduates, and experienced attorneys.

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Join Our Corporate Team

Office:
Palo Alto
Practice:
Corporate

Join our elite team of corporate life sciences lawyers. We work with exciting biotech companies, guiding and supporting them from inception, through funding, and on to the IPO process and life as public company, or sale. We are looking for corporate attorneys with 6 plus years of experience for an associate or of counsel position with background and interest in the incredibly dynamic world of life sciences, including biotech, genomics, pharma, therapeutics, AI drug discovery, and more. Desired expertise includes an ability to advise companies through the start-up and venture capital phase, IPOs and equity capital markets, public company reporting, and M&A. Expect to manage a varied team of associates that support you. You will gain deep and broad experience working directly with clients bringing world-changing products and technologies to market. This is a fun and collaborative group!

Office:
San Francisco
Practice:
Emerging Companies
Corporate

Join Wilson Sonsini’s ECVC practice in San Francisco focusing on emerging companies and the investors who support them! You will lead transactions and interact directly with founders, CEOs, management teams and boards of directors at our company-side clients as well as interact directly with our VC and other investor-side clients. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in these growth industries and 5-7 years of ECVC experience would make a great addition to our team.

Office:
Salt Lake City
Practice:
Corporate

Join our Salt Lake City team focusing on emerging companies AND THE INVESTORS WHO SUPPORT THEM! You will lead transactions and interact directly with executives, investors and boards of directors at cutting-edge clients in the fields of technology, life sciences and consumer products. We are seeking candidates with a demonstrated interest in these growth industries with 5-7 years’ of relevant and broad corporate experience. We particularly value experience in startups, venture capital financings, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets (including IPOs and de-SPAC transactions), and/or general ‘34 Act reporting.

Office:
Wilmington
Practice:
Restructuring
Corporate

Bring your 2-3 years of restructuring experience, including in-court restructurings, to this exciting opportunity in Wilmington. You will work closely with a collaborative team of attorneys who provide active mentoring and ongoing training. You will assume a high level of responsibility and direct client contact to gain a wide range of experience. Our growing and dynamic team represents clients in a broad range of industries, including biotechnology, medical devices, retail, manufacturing, transportation, energy, health care and financial services. We counsel on the full spectrum of restructuring strategies and transactions as well as insolvency and restructuring issues and corporate governance matters for distressed companies.

More Opportunities

If you would like to submit an application to Wilson Sonsini, but do not see an active posting for the office or practice you are interested in, please apply here.

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    Twitter

    When Twitter was acquired for $44 billion by Elon Musk, Wilson Sonsini served as lead deal counsel, advised the Board, and represented Twitter in the Delaware litigation.

Did you know?

Mentoring and training are part of our core values. We are committed to building the next generation of attorney and staff to ensure the future success of the firm. We do this while honoring the legacy of our senior colleagues and our deep roots in the client base we serve.