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Sr Paralegal - Blue Sky

Company: DLA Piper
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Job applicant poster viewing center (https://mandatoryview.com/?LicenceId=09b17fa3-b781-4022-bfdd-ec61a570463c&ProductType=OnlineApplicant) .
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. Paralegal, we want to hear from you!
This position is remote.
Relocation is available according to 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' Paralegal experience supporting a Finance practice group in a law firm or professional services environment


  • Experience managing data rooms and matter files on document management systems


  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated


  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook


  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle large volumes of work


    Preferred Requirements:


    • Blue Sky experience


    • Experience preparing and filing a variety of corporate legal documents (Articles of Incorporation/Organization, amendments, state qualifications, consents, merger documents, closing books, electronic closing sets, initial drafts or certificates, short-form closing deliverables, and filing annual reports)


    • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook


    • Large firm experience


      What will your day look like?
      Your day will be spent performing a range of substantive case, matter, or entity-related duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and other parties. This will include developing, monitoring, and updating closing and other books and other documents.
      You will also be responsible for researching, preparing, and filing legal UCC Financing Statements, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, annual reports, managing data rooms, and matter files, coordinating execution and delivery of documentation to other parties' counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, etc., including all closing documentation. You will also develop, monitor, and update closing and other checklists.
      To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/) .
      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 pay range for this position, if hired to work in Los Angeles, San Diego or Seattle is $47.70 - $70.96 per hour. If hired to work in New York city the expected pay range is $49.87 - $74.18 per hour. If hired to work in Palo Alto or San Francisco the expected pay range is $52.04 - $77.41 per hour. Non-exempt positions will be paid on an hourly basis and paid overtime in accordance with applicable laws. 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.------
        Job: Paralegal
        Organization: Investment Funds
        Title: Sr Paralegal - Blue Sky
        Location: California-San Diego
        Requisition ID: 24000367
        Other Locations: United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-Palo Alto, United States-Virginia-Reston, United States-District of Columbia-Washington, United States-Florida-Miami, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-New Jersey-Short Hills, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States, United States-New Jersey-Northfield, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-New York-New York, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Delaware-Wilmington, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

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