Paralegal - Corporate at DLA Piper
DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Job applicant poster viewing center.
DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional collaborative and supportive. Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm. Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career. Let’s see what we can achieve. Together.
If you are a highly talented Paralegal interested in supporting our attorneys, clients and staff, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in our New York office.
Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. Most of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally and globally.
The paralegal team includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.
- College degree and/or a paralegal certificate
- 1 year experience as a paralegal in a legal department or law firm
- Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Experience in a large law firm or professional services organization
- Experience in Blue Sky
- Private and public company experience
What will your day look like?
Your responsibilities will include organize, prepare and file Articles of Incorporation/Organization, state qualifications, organizational and related documents. You will prepare documents for transactions such as closing statements, UCC searches and filings, file annual reports in states where corporations are incorporated and/or qualified to do business and maintains capitalization tables as well as stock and options ledgers. You will organize documents and closing books in connection with corporate transactions such as acquisitions and mergers. You will also develop, monitor and update closing checklists, perform Blue Sky research and filings, maintains minute books (hard copy and electronic) and manage data rooms and matter files.
To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.
We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.
Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, pay range for this position, if hired to work in New York City is $115,000 – $135,000 per year. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience and overall qualifications. Benefits information may be found on the DLA Piper LLP (US) career site.
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Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email.
Agency applications will not be considered.