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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 Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter-related duties, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in our Chicago office and offers a hybrid remote work opportunity.
Relocation is available in accordance with 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.
Bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate
6 years’ experience as a paralegal in a legal department or law firm
Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook experience
Experience with legal software such as Relativity, LexisNexis, Westlaw, or similar technology
Knowledge of USPTO procedures
Conducting trademark clearance searches
Knowledge of computerized docketing systems
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Experience in a large law firm or professional services organization
What will your day look like?
Your role will consist of preparing drafts of legal and other documents and correspondence for attorney review. This will include handling assignments and post-registration filings for U.S. registrations, handling U.S. filings for foreign-based clients, and keeping clients apprised of the status of marks. You will also work to complete standard U.S. trademark application filings, and individual or limited group foreign filing programs, including the legalization of documents.
To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.
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.
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