Paralegal - Franchise

Employer
DLA Piper
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Oct 23, 2021
Closes
Oct 25, 2021
Ref
160403087
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
_DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law._ _Job applicant poster_ _viewing center (https://mandatoryview.com/?LicenceId=09b17fa3-b781-4022-bfdd-ec61a570463c=OnlineApplicant) ._DLA Piper is seeking a highly talented Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter-related duties.Preferred locations are Chicago, Atlanta, and Reston, VAParalegals 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+ Up to 5 years' experience as a paralegal in a legal department or law firm+ Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and creating PDF's+ Strong oral and written communication skills+ Strong organizational skills and attention to detailPreferred Requirements:+ Law firm or in- house franchise company experience is a plusWhat will your day look like?You will prepare application materials for initial registrations, renewals, and post-effective amendments for state franchise filings You will review and revise franchise disclosure documents and related documents for submission to state agencies. You will prepare exhibits and riders to be attached to disclosure documents. You will initiate and respond to correspondence from clients and state agencies regarding the registration process and materials. You will also manage data rooms and matter files.To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/aboutus/)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.**Job:** _Paralegal_**Organization:** _Intellectual Property & Tech_**Title:** _Paralegal - Franchise_**Location:** _Illinois-Chicago_**Requisition ID:** _21000808_**Other Locations:** _United States-Virginia-Reston, United States-Georgia-Atlanta_

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