Our US offices
When you're part of DLA Piper, you work on challenging, global matters and enjoy a level of teamwork and partner involvement not available at many other firms. Each of our US offices provides benefits, office amenities and cultural attractions distinctive to each of our locations. Click on the pins below to learn more about each of our offices.
In partnership with Boys Speak Out, our Atlanta office launched the first Lawyer For A Day program. The program invites adolescent boys and girls from under-resourced communities to DLA Piper to interact with our people. There are now programs across many of our US offices.
Our Austin partner Amy Beckstead co-founded an organization called Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association or “MAMAs” that aims to help women lawyers balance work and motherhood.
Our Baltimore office was named one of "Baltimore’s best places to work" for the fourth time in six years by Baltimore Magazine. In particular, the office was noted for its commitment to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion.
All of our Boston associates contribute to the Great Boston Legal Services fund drive, and they have led the city for the last two years in average contribution per associate.
DLA Piper’s global pro bono commitment to supporting food banks and hunger relief began in Chicago 25 years ago, when current Office Co-Managing Partner Bill Rudnick took on the Greater Chicago Food Depository as a pro bono client.
Our lawyers in Dallas have served as general counsel to the North Texas Food Bank since 2005, and one of the office’s favorite pro bono activities is volunteering to work in the NTFB warehouses.
Through the Short Hill office's signature pro-bono project, and in conjunction with firm client Verizon Wireless, our lawyers provide free legal services to veterans every month at the Lyons Veterans Administration Hospital.
The seven partners in our Houston office were born in six different countries: The French West Indies, Canada, Cuba, Panama, Taiwan and the US.
Lawyers and staff from our Century City office formed a rock band call Run DLA, which competed in a charity event called Law Rocks! Los Angeles battle of the bands.
Nine different languages are spoken by lawyers and staff in our Miami office: Armenian, Catalan, English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.
Our Minneapolis office boasts unique décor with over a dozen pieces of artwork from the renowned artist Gary Ernest Smith, which was donated by a client of the firm.
Our New York office’s Co-Managing Partner, Peter Pantaleo, was named one of the “Top Partners to Work For” in New York by Above The Law.
East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto partner, Brad Rock, advised Larry Ellison, the world’s sixth wealthiest man, in his purchase of the island of Lanai, Hawaii’s sixth largest island.
Our Philly office is not only open and collegial; its lawyers are leaders in our pro bono signature projects and civic-oriented efforts such as the Committee of Seventy, the nation’s oldest election protection organization.
Lawyers from our Phoenix office conducted firm business on all continents except Antarctica.
Our Raleigh office was the first office to open following the historic three-way merger of DLA, Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary in 2005.
During the summer Olympics in 2012, our Northern Virginia office hosted the Inter-Departmental Olympics where in the hippity-hop relays, the litigation group narrowly bested the corporate and patent teams for the gold medal.
Our Sacramento office has grown by 70 percent in two years, including the addition of two former US Attorneys.
As part of our pro bono signature project, Serving Those Who Serve our Country, our lawyers, staff and summer associates have volunteered each year since 2008 at Stand Down, a three-day event providing homeless veterans and their families with food, clothing, shelter, legal and medical services and job counseling. For our work at Stand Down, DLA Piper won the Thompson Reuters Hero Award in 2011 along with $10,000 for Veterans Village of San Diego.
For each of the past two years, our San Francisco office has contributed more to the firm’s national Summer Hunger Awareness Food/Fund Drive than any other office.
Our Seattle office boasts the highest office space (reception is on the 70th floor of the Columbia Center, the tallest skyscraper in Seattle), and won the Seattle Lawyer League Softball Championship in 2009, 2011 and 2012.
Our Tampa office won the 2010 Sustainable Business of the Year Award for the Tampa Bay area.
Our Washington, DC, office was recognized as a philanthropic leader in the Washington DC area by the Washington Business Journal. For 2011, we ranked #2 in the city for pro bono hours with 32,258 hours, and we were the only law firm named as a finalist for the prestigious Jefferson Award.
Our Wilmington office is the only law office in Delaware that employs two former law clerks to Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Steele.