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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 Case Assistant interested in working closely with clients, attorneys and paralegals, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in the New York office.
The Paralegal Team performs a wide range of substantive case, matter and entity related duties by supporting our attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and vendors.
- High school diploma
- One year of office experience
- Basic knowledge in MS Word and Excel
- Undergraduate degree and/or a paralegal certificate highly preferred
- 1 year of experience in a law firm supporting paralegals and/or attorneys
- Experience supporting a litigation practice group
- Excellent organizational skills and attention-to-detail
- Proficient in MS Outlook
- Database experience
What will your day look like?
Your responsibilities will include assisting attorneys and paralegals in maintaining case files and creating and updating databases and web-rooms. You will also conduct research and analyze data from a variety of sources for incorporation into briefs and drafting summary reports. Additional duties include compiling documents in support of briefs and witness interviews, organizing document productions, and preparing detailed indices for attorney review. Finally, you may assist with projects that use litigation software, including: Relativity, Concordance, and CaseMap.
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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.