DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. They strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to their clients. Clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They also advise governments and public sector groups.
DLA Piper offers a wide range of business law services. These services involve business improvement strategies related to issues around corporate, employment, finance, intellectual property and technology, and taxes. Other services are more focused on the global business environment, such as their services in international trade, litigation, and restructuring. They also cover services that do not fall in either of those two categories, such as those in energy, real estate, and sustainability. These services are offered across most main economic sectors.
DLA Piper strives to improve the community around them by nurturing the next generation. Their Global Scholarships program supports outstanding law students in developing countries and allows them to reach their potential and contribute to the rule of law in their communities. Their Head Start initiative aims to improve equality of opportunity and break down barriers faced by under-represented groups when entering the legal profession. DLA Piper is also a six-year partner of UNICEF. They have pledged $7.5 million through fundraising and pro bono legal support to improve child justice and protect children’s rights worldwide.