24000097 Requisition #

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DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional, collaborative and supportive.  Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm.  Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career.  Let’s see what we can achieve. Together. 

If you are a highly talented Sr Analyst – Restructuring, we want to hear from you! 

This position is remote, but candidates will be based in the New York, Washington DC, Miami, or Chicago office and should reside within reasonable commuting distance to the home office.

As the Sr Analyst - Restructuring, you will support the Firm by using your experience with corporate distressed debt, high-yield credit, and/or restructuring/special situations to play an integral role in supporting our rapidly growing Restructuring Practice. DLA Piper’s Restructuring Practice is recognized as one of the elite global practices for its capabilities and innovative counsel in representing companies, secured and unsecured creditors, creditor committees, institutional and distressed investors, and other parties in workouts, restructurings, and bankruptcies from middle-market businesses to large global corporates.

Reporting to the Sr Director, Strategic Business Development, you will coordinate directly with Restructuring Partners to identify and monitor market opportunities including creditor and debtor-side restructurings and stressed/distressed acquisition and investment opportunities. You will research, analyze, summarize, and present findings to leadership and proactively monitor and cultivate a portfolio of potential targets.

As part of a broader market and business intelligence team, you will play a vital role in driving DLA Piper’s growth by analyzing data, identifying opportunities, and contributing to high-priority strategic growth initiatives.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, economics, accounting, business administration, or quantitative fields such as statistics, mathematics, or engineering
  • Five+ years of related analytical experience in finance, restructuring
  • Ability to work in a fluid environment with time-sensitive deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong financial modeling, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills.
  • Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn third-party data sources including Bloomberg, Debtwire, Capital IQ, etc.

Preferred Requirements: 

  • MBA
  • 5 years’ experience in distressed debt analysis 

What will your day look like? 
As a Sr Analyst - Restructuring, you will Identify, research, analyze, monitor, and report on market opportunities for the Restructuring Practice Group. You will develop client pursuit opportunities and targeting lists. You will Conduct research and keep up to date on the macro and micro-economic developments across distressed industries to inform targeting efforts. You will also develop and maintain updated tracking tools and models leveraging internal and external data to support targeting and pursuit opportunities.

Furthermore, you will design tailored research and analysis for various restructuring partners; and determine the most appropriate and efficient methodology to source and compile quantitative and qualitative data. You will build financial and statistical models; and analyze and interpret insights gained from models to strategize potential commercial opportunities for clients and the Firm. You will also proactively monitor news cycles, SEC filings, digital resource platforms, and other sources of information on an ongoing basis against a target list to identify changes, flag indicators of stressed/distressed situations, and enable the Firm’s restructuring partners to capitalize on opportunities as they arise.

Additionally, you will collaborate with members of the business development team to obtain an understanding of the Firm’s partners, clients and prospects, matters, competitors, and other factors that could influence the direction of research and monitoring efforts. You will identify and implement improvements to data retrieval, accuracy, and delivery. You will also assist in leading and coordinating bi-weekly meetings with the restructuring leadership and business development team to review targets and provide material updates.

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. 

General & Essential Job Expectations 
While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;
  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;
  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;
  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;
  • Foster positive work relationships;
  • Comply with all firm policies and practices;
  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;
  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.

Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.

Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements 
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met. 

The expected annual pay range for this position, if hired to work in New York City is $127,265 - $189, 313 per year. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

Application Process:
If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or have any questions about the process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com. Please add noreply@dlapipercareers.us to your list of safe senders.

Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email.    

No immigration sponsorship is available for this position. 

Agency applications will not be considered.   

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