Knowledge Management Attorney – Disputes

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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 pace environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Knowledge Management Attorney, we want to hear from you!

This position can sit in any of our US offices.

Relocation is available in accordance with the firm’s policy.

DLA Piper has one of the largest disputes practices in the United States and globally and is widely recognized as one of the leading disputes practices in the world. This is an opportunity to join the growing field of legal knowledge management in one of the leading global business law firms.

This is a unique opportunity to provide KM resources across more than one practice group, allowing the KM attorney and the practices to optimize overlapping tools and technologies, and to benefit from the KM attorney’s specific disputes expertise.

Minimum Requirements:

J.D. from an ABA accredited law school

Admission to the state bar of resident office

5 years’ of experience as a disputes attorney in a law firm and/or in-house department

Relevant practice experience including commercial, patent, employment and/or bankruptcy litigation

Demonstrated passion for KM, technology, innovation and change

Expert knowledge of the typical workflows and needs of disputes attorneys

Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to analyze and solve problems in an effective and timely manner

Preferred Requirements:

Experience as a knowledge management attorney

Familiarity with relevant legal technologies

What will your day look like?

As a Knowledge Management Attorney, you will be an ambassador for the Knowledge department by increasing the awareness and highlighting the value of the firm’s KM program. In the effort to encourage a knowledge-sharing culture, you will regularly review and update the disputes practices’ KM plans with leadership and partners. You will also curate, create, update and/or make relevant forms, checklists, precedents and other substantive content. To support efficient client service, you will develop and improve workflow processes as well as identify and summarize relevant legal developments.

In this role, you will develop and participate in a training program for the practices; participate in KM meetings; and draft external client alerts/other thought leadership on relevant developments. You will be tasked with improving the efficiency of the practices by optimizing legal technology, including through AI-based drafting and data analytics. Collaboration with other business groups, including professional development, innovation, IT, and business development & marketing, will also be expected.

Attorneys with significant experience may be considered for a Knowledge Management Counsel role.

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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