23000158 Requisition #
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Come grow with us. DLA Piper is a place where each of us has the freedom to evolve and shape our careers. As you progress, you’ll deliver exceptional, innovative solutions – and create outstanding, sustainable results for our industry-shaping clients.  You will have the opportunity to be surrounded by peers who possess complimentary expertise that allow for collaboration in finding solutions, and the chance to direct your own growth and pursue a wide range of practice opportunities for clients with diverse needs. Your brightest ideas will enhance how one of the world’s leading law firms combines practice-area expertise, modern industry insights and an expansive geographic footprint to help our clients shape their businesses and industries.  

DLA Piper is seeking an entry-level associate with a demonstrated interest in transactional work to join our Corporate practice in our San Juan office.  You will have the opportunity to support causes that impact our clients and better our communities through the firm’s commitment to pro bono. 

Your day will involve acting as the junior lawyer primarily responsible for diligence on M&A transactions, and also representing clients in connection with daily matters including commercial contracts. Strong performance in this role can lead to other varied experiences within the practice that will add to your skill set and build your base of client work.  

We are looking for candidates with strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.  The ability to multi-task and prioritize is also required.  We prefer candidates with immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds and must be admitted to the state bar or in the process of doing so in the state of employment.   

Please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript online.  If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Kit Whaley.  As DLA Piper is a federal contractor and must follow certain regulations requiring equal opportunity in employment, please apply directly online instead of sending application materials directly to Kit.  Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders. 

Direct applicants only. No third party submissions.

  • 2023 J.D. year

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