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Job Description Summary (unique for position)
DLA Piper is seeking a mid-level associate with M&A experience in the private equity space (with an emphasis on private company purchase agreements, primary issuances and complex joint ventures) to work in any of our US offices. This associate will be a member of the finance department, sports media and entertainment subgroup. Sports experience is a plus, but not a requirement.
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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.
- 5+ years of M&A and private equity experience
- Admitted to practice in the jurisdiction in which you are applying
Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Hybrid with some in-office expectations or remote (as appropriate)
Some travel required
Pay Transparency (when needed)
In accordance with California, New York and Washington State Pay Transparency Law, the pay range for this position, if hired to work in California, New York or Washington State, is $345,000 – $400,000. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate's geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. Benefits (https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dlapipercareers.us%2Fstaff%2F&data=05%7C01%7Csarunya.matter%40us.dlapiper.com%7C8ba40aac9a814b3cc7fa08dbb9fc174f%7Cfb7083da754c45a48b6ba05941a3a3e9%7C0%7C0%7C638308264643992210%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=bmH%2FcRlii6D2jA8fJiMs1AoTl0SBkg8upa1wU6cLdXw%3D&reserved=0) information may be found on the DLA Piper LLP (US) career site.