Conrad Everhard is a seasoned corporate and transactional attorney with over twenty years of big law firm and general counsel experience.
clients on business matters at every stage of their life cycles, including start-up formation, strategic planning, executive compensation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and all forms of venture capital and private equity transactions.
is also completely conversant with all transactions dealing with the commercialization and monetization of intellectual property and innovation, including negotiating license, joint venture, technology collaboration, research & development and industrial collaboration agreements.
represents clients across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on entrepreneurial-driven companies and the venture capital and private equity funds that invest in them.
assists these clients in executing complex capital and intellectual property driven transactions.
Conradâ€™s prior experience as general counsel of a start-up gives him a unique bond with founders and entrepreneurs.
Prior to joining VLP, Conrad served as general counsel and a key member of the management team of AE Polysilicon, a private equity backed solar start-up that raised more than $200 million via four preferred stock issuances and two convertible note financings from several strategic investors, including, principally, TOTAL Petrochemicals, the French based global energy conglomerate, and Motech Industries, a Taiwan based top ten solar cell manufacturer.
tenure at AEP
oversaw all of AEPâ€™s legal and financing activities.
As a result of his
experience at AEP
became intimately familiar with the market dynamics of the solar sector globally and the cleantech industry generally.
Prior to AEP, Conrad practiced for over two decades in the New York City offices of several global law firms, including Jones Day and K&L Gates.
is a frequent speaker on M&A and technology themed subjects.
He previously served on the board of advisors of Edison Innovation Fund, a venture capital fund created by the State of New Jersey (EDA) to assist high tech and life sciences businesses.
J.D., Seton Hall Law School
, 1987, cum laude
B.S.F.S., Foreign Service, Georgetown University
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Conrad E. J. Everhard
Conrad E. J. Everhard