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DLA Piper Attorney/Non-Partnership (Civil Litigation/Philadelphia or Short Hills) in Short Hills, New Jersey

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About Us

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Job Description Summary

DLA Piper is seeking an Attorney to join its Litigation group in either the Philadelphia or Short Hills office. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 6 years of experience with civil litigation in state and federal courts and excellent research, writing and analytical skills. Experience conducting and defending depositions, managing a case docket, and appearing in court is preferred. Candidates licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are encouraged to apply.

This is a non-partnership track position.

Applications must include a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Application Process

Please apply online if you are a direct applicant. Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact legalrecruiting-bos@dlapiper.com . Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders.

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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.

Requirements

  • Civil litigation experience

  • Excellent research, writing and analytical skills

Job: Lawyer

Organization: Litigation

Title: Attorney/Non-Partnership (Civil Litigation/Philadelphia or Short Hills)

Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia

Requisition ID: 24000019

Other Locations: United States-New Jersey-Short Hills