DLA Piper Sr Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate in New York, New York

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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 Real Estate Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related tasks, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the New York office in NY. Your standard hours will be 9:00 am - 5:30 pm. 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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate

  • 8 years’ experience as a paralegal supporting a Commercial Real Estate practice group in a law firm environment

  • Title and survey experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational and attention to detail

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Large firm experience

What will your day look like?

You will assist in drafting real estate documents, preparing closing documents, conducting due diligence reviews and coordinating closings as required for commercial real estate transactions. This will include ordering, reviewing and analyzing title commitments, recorded documents and surveys. You will develop, monitor and update closing, and other checklists, for real estate transactions.

You will also assist with drafting documents for commercial, resort and mixed use developments, as well as draft lease amendments for attorney review. This will require forming L.L.C.s, partnerships and drafting organizational documents, authority certificates and resolutions. All reporting and research will be delivered to the appropriate parties’, counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website at 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.