21000228 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.


This Paralegal position is for our Finance team located in the New York Office.


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.


Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certificate
  • 2 years experience as a paralegal in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail


Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working in a Finance practice group 
  • Experience with DocuSign 
  • Experience with Carta 


What will your day look like?
Your responsibilities will include assisting attorneys in executing complex financial transactions with investment banks and private equity funds. Your responsibilities will include researching, preparing, and filing legal UCC Financing Statements, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, annual reports, managing data rooms, and matter files, coordinating execution and delivery of documentation to other parties’ counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, etc., including all closing documentation. You will also develop, monitor, and update closing and other checklists. 


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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