Data Scientist

21000337 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 is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. 

We are seeking a Data Scientist to join any of our US offices.  A master’s degree in data science, analytics, statistics, computer science or similar quantitative field is required, and the ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of data-related experience.  Applicants should have experience with most or all of the following basic data science tools: Python, R, SQL, SAS, NLTK, Scikit-Learn, Excel, Tableau, Power BI, and Jupyter; Basic data science concepts: probability, statistics, hypothesis testing, machine learning, natural language processing, predictive modeling, data visualization; and Big data tools: Hadoop, Azure, etc. Candidates should be creative, capable of solving complex problems and be comfortable working both independently and part of a larger diverse team.  Applicants should have a strong academic background from nationally recognized schools. 

As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for collecting, extracting, transforming, managing, analyzing, modeling and visualizing data to develop innovative and efficient solutions for the Firm and its clients.  As a Data Scientist you will write code, create visualizations/reports, and utilize both machine learning and natural language processing to develop such solutions.  In addition, the Data Scientist will interact with a wide variety of people, including partners, legal professionals, vendors and clients of the firm.

Interested candidates should apply online.   If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Elizabeth Lee (, Legal Recruiting Manager.  Please add to your list of safe senders.  Direct applicants only. No third party submissions.



  • Master’s degree in computer science or analytics
  • 2-3 years of data-related experience

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