Paralegal Specialist - Corporate - posted 2/1/19

Paralegal Specialist - Corporate - posted 2/1/19

Company Name: 
DLA Piper
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Palo Alto
CA
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

EEO – Protected Veterans/Disability * DLA Piper is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.

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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 Specialist interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related tasks, we want to hear from you! 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.

This position is located in the Palo Alto office. Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy. 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; 10 years as a corporate & securities paralegal; Private company experience; Strong Blue Sky research skills; Experience with entity formation and qualification and Real estate closing experience a plus. Preferred Requirements: Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and Large firm experience 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, 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 filings for private placements and Regulation A offerings. In addition, you will assist with real estate and financing closings.
Application Process: 
Link to Apply: https://bit.ly/2sYkcY9
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
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.