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Vadim Alden is an experienced attorney who represents small and large businesses, start-ups, and individuals in business and employment law.  Vadim’s corporate and business practice includes advising clients about business entities and start-up formation, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, commercial real estate leases, and working on a large number of acquisitions and related financings. 


Vadim also serves as general counsel to several established and emerging companies in the Bay Area.  For these companies, Vadim provides legal counsel in the areas of business entity formation and maintenance, executive compensation agreements, employee handbooks and policy guidelines, intellectual property, risk management, as well as general business and operational advice.


In addition to corporate work, Vadim has broad-based litigation experience, successfully representing clients in all phases of litigation, including through arbitration and trial.  Vadim represents clients in commercial disputes and employment matters.


Before founding Alden Law PC, Vadim worked at both large and mid-size law firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, representing foreign and domestic clients in corporate, employment, products liability, and regulatory compliance matters in California and other U.S. states and territories.



Languages spoken: English, Russian

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Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 30%
    11 years
  2. Employment: 30%
    11 years
  3. Business: 30%
    11 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    11 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • George Konstantin Milionis

    Vadim is a smart and hard working attorney.


    George Milionis Commercial real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Vance Ashley Woodward

    Vadim and I worked together at a prior law firm. He is very intelligent, spots the important issues quickly, and zeroes in on what needs to be done.


    Vance Woodward Intellectual property Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Alden Law PC

One Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA, 94104


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2014
2013 Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
2012 Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCarroll, Burdick & McDonough, LLP2007 - 2010
AttorneySedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold2006 - 2007
AttorneyBowman & Brooke, LLP2004 - 2006
Volunteer Law ClerkEast San Jose Community Law Center2002 - 2004
Law ClerkRankin, Landsness, Lahde, Serverian & Stock2002 - 2003
Law ClerkLos Angeles City Attorneys Office2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoN/AN/A
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marroquin v. FordN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
San Francisco Daily JournalFirms That Adapt to Clients' Changing Needs Will Weather the Storm2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Claremont McKenna CollegeGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MyLawCLE Employment Law SeminarEmployment Law: From Hiring to Separation2013
Employment Laws Made SimpleIf You Are Prepared to be Sued, You are Less Likely to be Sued2012
Employment Laws Made SimpleNew Hires: Getting It Right from the Start2012