Case Assistant - Finance

21000437 Requisition #
DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center.

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.
If you are a highly talented Case Assistant interested in working closely with clients, attorneys, and paralegals, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in the San Diego - Downtown office.  Flexibility to work overtime is required.
The paralegal team performs a wide range of substantive case, matter, and entity-related duties by supporting our attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and vendors.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Basic knowledge in MS Word and Excel


Preferred Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree and/or a paralegal certificate highly preferred
  • 1-year experience in a law firm supporting paralegals and/or attorneys
  • Experience supporting a finance practice group
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention-to-detail
  • Proficient in MS Outlook
  • Database experience


What will your day look like?

Your typical day will be spent supporting attorneys and paralegals in all facets of our financial transactions. You will maintain corporate documents, create and update databases and electronic data rooms used to organize, deliver and manage projects and related information.
You will conduct UCC searches, prepare and file UCCs, and assist with searches and electronic filings. You will organize documents for paralegal or attorney review and assist with preparing a variety of documents, forms, charts, letters, etc. You will research public records using public websites and assist in transaction closings, including creating and maintaining closing document lists and closing binders.

You will also be responsible for preparing signature packages, due diligence binders, stock certificates, warrants and option grants, and maintenance of ledgers and 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.

Agency applications will not be considered.

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