Two decades after it shuttered its Austin office, California technology firm Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian has again entered the Austin market, hiring two emerging companies lawyers from Vinson & Elkins.

Partner Wesley Watts and senior associate Luke Thomas launched the new Gunderson Dettmer office, which opened Monday. Watts said he joined the firm April 19, and Thomas’ first day was Monday.