Venture Law Group founder Craig Johnson dies at 62

Craig Johnson, the visionary Silicon Valley lawyer who founded Venture Law Group and more recently Virtual Law Partners (VLP), died from a stroke last weekend, just after coming back from a honeymoon in Europe with his wife and law partner, RoseAnn Rotandaro. Craig has long been respected in Silicon Valley as a brilliant legal mind, venture capitalist and entrepreneur. In 1993, he co-founded Venture Law Group, whose client roster included high profile companies as Yahoo!, Hotmail, and WebTV. A graduate of Stanford Law School, Craig began his law career at the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale and worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia. He is known as a co-founder of numerous high tech companies in Silicon Valley such as arage Technology Ventures and Financial Engines.

Venture Law Group founder Craig Johnson dies at 62 Tue, Oct 6, 2009