Legal Practice Specialist - Tax

Legal Support
19000188 Requisition #
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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 talented Legal Practice Specialist interested in working closely with attorneys and clients, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the New York, NY office. 

Relocation available in accordance with the firm's policy.

The Legal Support Services department provides lawyers with a high-level of practice group support and is involved in the day-to-day management of clients and matters.

Preferred Requirements:
  • College degree
  • Experience supporting Practice Group Leadership or C- Level suite executives in the Banking, Accounting or Professional Business Services Industry
  • Experience planning and organizing all domestic and international travel
  • Highly efficient, organized polished professional
  • Possess strong attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff
  • Utilize strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to successfully work both in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information
  • Identify and resolve problems as necessary and appropriate

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • 2 years’ experience providing administrative support in a law firm or professional services organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

What will your day look like?
In this role you will work independently and within a team environment to interact and liaise with firm leadership in support of global, domestic, and departmental and firm initiatives. You will be responsible for providing advanced executive support through tracking and prioritizing the coordination and completion of projects. You will manage all incoming and outgoing email correspondence, maintain complex and voluminous calendars, and delegate work to appropriate resources, ensuring that it is completed in a timely manner. Additionally, you will plan events, firm meetings, and dinners for clients, attorneys, and staff. You will act as the primary point of contact and coordinator for all practice team support needs.

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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