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Paralegal
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21000229 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 Sr. Paralegal interested in supporting our Corporate practice group, we want to hear from you!

 

This position is located in the Short Hills, NJ office.

 

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 
  •  6 years’ experience as a Corporate paralegal 
  • Experience with entity formation and qualification
  • Experience with transactional closings
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Emerging Growth and Venture Capital experience
  • Blue Sky research skills
  • Large firm experience 
  • Private and public company experience 
  • Experience with electronic ownership and equity management platforms such as Carta and Shareworks
  • Experience with DocuSign or similar technology

 

What will your day look like?
You will be responsible for preparing and filing Certificates of Incorporation / Organization, state qualifications, and organizational and related documents. In addition, you will file Amendments, prepare merger documents, conduct 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 filings for private placements, manage stock ledgers and maintain capitalization tables. 

 

You will be responsible for updating company files, preparing legal contracts and closing documents, reviewing transactional documents, and assisting with company compliance issues.  You will need strong verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, project management skills, and be able to work well under pressure.

 

Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented and accurate in their paperwork, have the ability to multi-task have strong computer skills, and an understanding of general office procedures


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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