Alexus Esquibel

Alexus graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law after attending the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate degree. While in law school, she served on various student organization boards, including Vice President of Women in Law, Vice President and Executive Community […]


Hugo Ramirez

Hugo, a native of El Paso, graduated from the Texas Tech University School of Law. He was a member of the Journal of BioSecurity, BioSafety, and Biodefense law and on the Pro Bono Honor roll. Prior to law school, he […]


Gregory Smith

After receiving an honors degree from Saint Louis University, Gregory headed south by southwest– to Austin where he attended the University of Texas School of Law. There he was an editor for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy […]


Rebecca Carpenter

Rebecca Carpenter is a senior counsel attorney at Vela Wood who focuses on fund formation and fund representation.


Candace Groth

Candace Groth is a senior attorney at Vela Wood. She focuses her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and private equity.


Alyson Rotunda

Alyson Rotunda is a senior attorney at Vela Wood. Alyson’s experience includes representing clients ranging from startups to public companies in corporate and transactional matters.


Brandon Flowers

Brandon is an attorney at Vela Wood. He represents clients in a broad range of general business law and transactional matters, with a focus on venture capital financings and fantasy sports and gaming matters.


Amanda Montgomery

Amanda is Senior Counsel at Vela Wood. She focuses her practice on serving private companies and small business owners in the arts, retail/e-commerce, and entertainment industry.


Myra Dioquino

Myra is an attorney at Vela Wood. Her experience includes representing a variety of startups and established businesses in transactional and intellectual property matters.


Tyson Attaway

Tyson is an attorney at Vela Wood. He focuses his practice in the areas of M&A, venture capital, and private equity.