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DLA Piper Knowledge Management Attorney - Real Estate in Atlanta, Georgia

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 ( .

This position can sit in our Boston, New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Atlanta or Miami offices,

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.

DLA Piper has one of the largest Real Estate practices in the United States and globally and is widely recognized as one of the leading real estate 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.

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

Minimum Requirements:

  1. J.D. from ABA accredited law school

  2. Admission to state bar - Massachusetts, New York, District of Columbia, California, Illinois, Georgia or Florida.

  3. 5 years’ experience as a transactional real estate attorney in a law firm

  4. Superior verbal and written communication skills

  5. Meticulous attention to detail

  6. Advanced proficiency in conducting research and drafting legal documents

  7. Expert knowledge of the typical work flows and needs of attorneys in the practice

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

  9. Demonstrated passion for Knowledge Management, technology, innovation and change

  10. Ability to work overtime when needed and travel occasionally

  11. Familiarity with relevant legal technologies

What will your day look like?

As a Knowledge Management Attorney, you will be a member of the Knowledge department and will work closely with real estate partners and leadership to support the practice’s Knowledge Management needs and initiatives by providing foundational knowledge tools and by optimizing relevant technology solutions.

To support the practice’s strategy, business and legal needs, you will formulate, assess, prioritize, update and report the practice’s KM plan. You will curate, create, update and/or make available relevant forms, checklists, precedents and other substantive content for the practice. You will also identify and summarize relevant legal, market and industry developments.

In addition, you will capture, analyze and share market trends and key data points, including by optimizing our experience database and by collaborating between attorneys and offices through practical communications. You will also improve the efficiency of the practice by optimizing technology, including through artificial intelligence-based solutions, document automation and data analytics, and you will analyze, question and improve workflow processes to facilitate matter management. Other responsibilities will include developing and implementing training programs for the practice, coordinating and overseeing other attorneys’ targeted KM contributions, and drafting external client alerts and other thought leadership on relevant developments.

You will collaborate with other business groups, including Innovation, IT, Professional Development, Business Development, Marketing and our international Knowledge group. Functioning as an ambassador for the Knowledge department, you will raise awareness and highlight the value of the firm’s KM program, increase engagement and use of the KM tools and information resources and encourage a knowledge-sharing culture. Additionally, you will participate in KM and practice meetings to share best practices in the Knowledge department and the practice.

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.

Direct applications only.

Job: Business Administration/Management

Organization: Knowledge

Title: Knowledge Management Attorney - Real Estate

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: 19000985

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