Zelda is a corporate fund associate in our Silicon Valley office.

Zelda E. Elcin
Zelda E. Elcin
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 324 5182
Zelda E. Elcin

Zelda specializes in the formation, organization and operation of venture capital and other private equity funds and their general partner and management company entities, including representing fund clients in connection with their investments. Zelda's practice also includes the representation of emerging growth companies throughout various stages of their lifecycles, including corporate formation, structuring and governance matters, venture capital financing transactions and mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to joining Gunderson, Zelda was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. 


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  • City University of New York, M.A., Political Science (International Relations concentration) and Writing Politics Specialization
  • City University of New York, B.S., B.A., Political Science, Accounting, and Spanish
    • cum laude


Judicial Extern for Federal Magistrate Judge Mary Rowland at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Editor for the Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business

Immigration Equality at Safe Haven Award