21000110 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 Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter-related duties, we want to hear from you!

This position can sit in our San Diego, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Palo Alto, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, or Seattle office and offers a hybrid remote work opportunity and potential for a signing bonus.


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

Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel, and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally, and globally.

The Paralegal Team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals, and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate
  • Up to 3 years' experience as a paralegal in a legal department or law firm
  • Strong experience with entity formation and qualification 
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in a large law firm or professional services organization
  • Private and public company experience 
  • Experience with electronic ownership and equity management platforms such as Carta and Shareworks
  • Emerging Growth and Venture Capital experience 
  • Strong Blue Sky research skills

What will your day look like?
Your responsibilities will include preparing and filing Articles of Incorporation/Organization, state qualifications, organizational and related documents. In addition, you will file Amendments, prepare merger documents, UCC searches, and filings, and prepare and file annual reports in states where corporations are incorporated and/or qualified to do business. You will also be responsible for blue sky research and Form D filings. You will prepare Section 16 filings and will prepare and maintain capitalization tables.

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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