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Prior to founding Velton · Zegelman, Julian Zegelman most recently practiced with the Silicon Valley office of Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley, a regional law firm with attorneys across California, Massachusetts and New York. His practice focuses on assisting clients with their diverse business needs, including entity formation, venture capital fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, private securities offerings, reverse mergers and alternative public offerings, equity and debt financing, corporate governance and compliance, intellectual property protection and transfer, technology licensing, and tax-exempt entity formation, restructuring and regulatory compliance. Mr. Zegelman successfully represents entrepreneurs and start-ups from inception through multiple rounds of venture financing and ultimate exit. In addition, he also represents a number of venture capital funds and individual angel investors in their investments into portfolio companies.


Languages spoken: Hebrew, Russian

Practice areas


  1. Venture Capital: 70%
    11 years
  2. Corporate: 20%
    11 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%
    11 years



Hourly ($200-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Igor Shoiket

    Julian is a highly experienced corporate attorney and counselor. I would recommend Julian to anyone seeking excellent representation in the area of corporate and transactional law.


    Igor Shoiket Patent infringement Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Veronika Short

    Julian is a consummate and personable professional, and a trusted colleague. He is my first choice for corporate, start-up and venture capital law matters. When I refer clients to Julian, which I do routinely, I am confident that they will receive the best legal service, with fair and transparent billing and a personalized approach. I highly recommend Julian.


    Veronika Short Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Velton Zegelman PC

525 W. Remington Drive
Suite 106
Sunnyvale, CA, 94087


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyVelton Zegelman PC2011 - Present
AttorneyHoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc.2007 - Present
AttorneyRopers Majeski Kohn & Bentley2009 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Eastern European Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - Present
International Trademark Association, Enforcement CommitteeMember2008 - 2010
NanoBioNexusDirector2005 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Representative Venture Capital TransactionsClosed angel, seed, Series A and later stage financings
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Publication nameTitleDate
LLRX.comResearching Intellectual Property in the Russian Federation2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - San DiegoN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of Minnesota Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A