DLA Piper Paralegal - Corporate in Atlanta, Georgia

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

The Paralegal department provides lawyers with a high level of practice group support and is involved in the day-to-day management of clients and matters.

This position is located in the Atlanta Office. Relocation available in accordance with the firm's policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • College degree and/or Paralegal certificate

  • 3 years Corporate paralegal experience in a law firm setting

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with staff, attorneys and clients on a daily basis

  • Strong organizational and attention to detail

  • Must be able to handle large volumes of work associated with each case and transaction

  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with conducting Blue Sky filings

  • Must have strong skills in Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Experience with conducting FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) flings

What will your day look like?

A typical day will consist of assisting attorneys with preparing and filing Articles of Incorporation/Organization, state qualifications, dissolutions, EINs and other organizational and related documents. This will include research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Your research will include coordinating UCC searches and preparing UCC filings, summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas.

You will also prepare schedules, documents, spreadsheets, closing statements, funds flows for transactions, organize documents and closing books in connection with corporate transactions such as financings, mergers and acquisitions. In addition, some of your responsibilities will include drafting option grants, stock option agreements, and maintain stock and stock option ledgers and company minute books.

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 at https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/careers/

We are (DLA Piper) an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Agency applications will not be considered.