EX-24 2 attachment1.htm EX-24 DOCUMENT
                                                                   Exhibit 24

                                POWER OF ATTORNEY

        Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of (i) the General Counsel of HilleVax, Inc. (the "Company"), who
is currently Paul Bavier, and (ii) the Company's Chief Financial Officer, who
is currently David Socks, and their respective successors, signing singly, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

        (1)    prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the
        undersigned's behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange
        Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any
        other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and passwords
        enabling the undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of
        reports required by Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of
        1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

        (2)    execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the
        undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of the Company
        and/or beneficial owner of more than 10% of the Company's capital
        stock, Forms 3, 4, and 5 and any amendments thereto in accordance with
        Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules

        (3)    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the
        undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute
        any such Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute any amendment or
        amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the SEC and any stock
        exchange or similar authority; and

        (4)    take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with
        the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of
        benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
        undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such
        attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of
        Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
        conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-
        fact's discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.

        The undersigned agrees that each such attorney-in-fact herein may rely
entirely on information furnished orally or in writing by the undersigned to
such attorney-in-fact. The undersigned also agrees to indemnify and hold
harmless the Company and each such attorney-in-fact against an losses, claims,
damages or liabilities (or actions in these reports) that arise out of or are
based upon any untrue statements or omission of necessary facts in the
information provided by the undersigned to such attorney-in-fact for purposes
of executing, acknowledging, delivering or filing Forms 3, 4 or 5 (including
amendments thereto) or Form ID and agrees to reimburse the Company and such
attorney-in-fact for any legal or other expenses reasonably incurred in
connection with investigating or defending against any such loss, claim,
damage, liability or action.

        This Power of Attorney supersedes any power of attorney previously
executed by the undersigned regarding the purposes outlined in the first
paragraph hereof ("Prior Powers of Attorney"), and the authority of the
attorney-in-fact named in any Prior Powers of Attorney is hereby revoked.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney
to be executed as of this 28th day of April, 2022.

                                   Signature: /s/ Jaime Sepulveda
                                   Name:  Jaime Sepulveda