Sr. Paralegal - Corporate - posted 4/25/18

Sr. Paralegal - Corporate - posted 4/25/18

Company Name: 
DLA Piper
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
New York
NY
Salary Range: 
$97,000
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 Sr. Paralegal interested in supporting our International Corporate Reorganization practice within the Tax group, we want to hear from you! This position is located in the New York 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; 8 years of Corporate Paralegal experience in a law firm or professional services environment; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Proficient in the use of data rooms; Ability to anticipate the needs of attorneys; Ability to exercise sound independent judgment; Excellent organizational skills required along with the ability to handle multiple projects and assignments at once; Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment; Strong attention to detail and ability to handle large volumes of work; Interest on corporate international reorganization projects to be implemented in jurisdictions located in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. Preferred Requirements: Experience supporting a Corporate practice group and Large firm experience.
Application Process: 
Please send resume to: BOS-Recruitment@dlapiper.com
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
What will your day look like? You will be responsible assisting the International Corporate Reorganization leaders with the preparation of legal step plans based on precedents in any given jurisdiction regarding the formation of holding companies, the contribution of shares in exchange for shares, the sale and purchase of shares, the distribution of shares as dividends, the settlement of debt instruments within group companies, the liquidation of entities worldwide, IP migrations, opening of US branches, conversion of entities, merger of entities in a certain jurisdiction, approval of the annual financial statements of the entities belonging to US multinational corporations, changes of directors and officers in entities anywhere in the world, etc. You will update these Legal Step Plans on a regular basis based on the information provided by the DLA Piper attorneys worldwide. You will be responsible for tracking the progress made and changes needed during the course of a project. You will prepare the budget tracker for the projects based on the information provided by the attorneys involved and follow up on open items with the U.S. team and with other jurisdictions involved in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. You will assist with signature pages, collect and organize signed documents, insert dates, assist with the distribution of original documents, upload signed documents to specific data rooms and prepare closing binders. EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability