Paralegal - Corporate - posted 4/25/18

Paralegal - Corporate - posted 4/25/18

Company Name: 
DLA Piper
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Reston
VA
Salary Range: 
$74,000
Job Summary: 
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 supporting our Corporate practice group, we want to hear from you! This position is located in our Reston, Virginia 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.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate; 3 years’ of Corporate Paralegal experience or combination of relevant work experience; Private company experience; Strong Blue Sky research skills; Experience with entity formation and qualification; Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Preferred Requirements: Prior law firm experience; Corporate closing experience; Strong attention to detail with the ability to handle large volumes of work.
Application Process: 
Please send resume to: BOS-Recruitment@dlapiper.com
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
What will your day look like? A typical day will consist of preparing and filing Articles of Incorporation/Organization, state qualifications, and organizational and related documents. In addition, you will file Amendments, prepare merger documents, perform Form D 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 filings for private placements and Regulation A offerings. In addition, you will assist with real estate and financing closings. 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. To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website. EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability. Agency applications will not be considered.