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DLA Piper 2024 U.S. Summer Program – 2L Candidates (Private Equity) in New York, New York

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 ( .

Come grow with us. DLA Piper is a place where each of us has the freedom to evolve and shape our careers. As you progress, you’ll deliver exceptional, innovative solutions – and create outstanding, sustainable results for our industry-shaping clients. You will have the opportunity to be surrounded by peers who possess complimentary expertise that allow for collaboration in finding solutions, and the chance to direct your own growth and pursue a wide range of practice opportunities for clients with diverse needs. Your brightest ideas will enhance how one of the world’s leading law firms combines practice-area expertise, modern industry insights and an expansive geographic footprint to help our clients shape their businesses and industries.

DLA Piper’s Private Equity group is seeking exceptional law students to join the 2024 summer program. We are seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset, who are motivated to build their legal skills and gain insight into client needs. We value innovators and creative thinkers. If you thrive on challenge and value teamwork, we want to hear from you.

As a summer associate in our Private Equity group, you will receive a tailored experience working on transactional matters along with pro bono opportunities. Our in-depth training focuses on your development and helps prepare you for the future. You will be assigned a team who will provide support and offer feedback, and you will be able to build your network through social events. Our 10-week program provides insight to what life is like as a junior associate at DLA Piper.

Candidates will be expected to:

· Apply sustained and intense concentration for extended periods of time​

· Solve problems through legal analysis and strategic advice ​

· Research and draft written communications​

· Craft/critique/comment on arguments ​

· Work under pressure to meet deadlines and perform to the satisfaction of clients and colleagues​

· Provide timely, accurate, and well-reasoned work product​

· Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with partners, lawyers, clients, staff, and third parties​

· Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner, meeting all deadlines and expectations​

Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in private equity and a background or education in business or finance.

Please apply online and include a resume, cover letter, writing sample and law school transcript. Please indicate your preferred DLA Piper office location in your cover letter.

If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions, please contact the law school recruiting team. Candidates must apply directly online rather than sending application materials by email.

No immigration sponsorship is available for this position.

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the weekly pay for this position, if hired to work in New York City, is currently expected to be $4,134.62.

Job Qualification

Law students must complete the equivalent of four semesters of law school prior to the start of our 2024 Summer Program.

Job: Law Students

Organization: Talent Acquisition

Title: 2024 U.S. Summer Program – 2L Candidates (Private Equity)

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: 23000254

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