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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 motivated, experienced, hands-on HR Generalist interested in supporting the needs of our leadership, managers, lawyers and staff, we want to hear from you! 

This position will support the Washington, D.C. office.
The Human Resources team is a highly collaborative, strategic and innovative group of professionals with a broad range of knowledge that encompasses the areas of:  Compensation and benefits, legal recruiting, diversity and inclusion, professional development and operational expertise.  Working in close collaboration with firm leadership, we are committed to providing HR services that foster DLA Piper’s values and business strategy. 
Our team provides a stimulating, collegial environment where each member’s contributions are valued.  As part of the HR team, you will be called upon to think creatively and analytically, and to be an exceptional listener and expert problem solver.  Our work is challenging and rewarding.  We love it, and we are passionate about it.  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • 3 years’ experience in Human Resources or related field
  • Strong in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Requirements:

  • Legal or professional services environment
  • Experience working in PeopleSoft
  • Proficient knowledge in MS Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and multi-tasking skills
  • Client focused

What will your day look like?

Your daily responsibilities will include managing, planning, directing, and coordinating the HR functions of the organization serving as a link between the firm and its employees in the areas of HR operations, employee relations, performance management, talent acquisition, and benefits. You will address and resolve routine employee-relations issues, and complex matters in collaboration with your manager, as appropriate and provide coaching and consultation to firm lawyers, managers and staff in regard to the interpretation of HR programs, practices and policies and ensure compliance with federal, state and local legislation. You will also have opportunities to work on HR projects and initiatives.

To learn more about DLA Piper (US), 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.