DLA Piper became one of the largest business law firms in the
world in 2005 through a merger of unprecedented scope in the legal sector. We
were built to serve clients wherever in the world they do business - quickly,
efficiently and with genuine knowledge of both local and international
considerations. Whether our clients require seamless coordination across
multiple jurisdictions or delivery in a single location, they can count on us
to deliver the right service and solutions.
With Frank Burch and Tony Angel
as Co-Chairs of our Global Board, and Senator George Mitchell as Chairman
Emeritus, DLA Piper has 4,200 lawyers in offices throughout Asia Pacific,
Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
We represent more clients in
a broader range of geographies and practice disciplines than any other law firm
in the world. Our client commitment is also our brand everything matters
when it comes to the way we serve and interact with our clients.
At DLA Piper, "Everything Matters" is our commitment to understanding all
our clients' needs - business, managerial and personal - and acting
accordingly. This does not mean that we focus on issues that aren't
significant. Rather, we focus on providing practical and innovative legal
solutions that help our clients succeed, while striving to deliver a consistent
experience of working with DLA Piper across our practices, around the world and
in every legal matter we undertake.
Equally important, Everything
Matters speaks to our commitment to our communities and our people. Building on
this foundation, we believe that:
- Our clients needs are our compass.
- Our legal advice should be as pragmatic and
solution-oriented as it is technically excellent.
- To offer such advice, we need to understand our
clients, as well as their business.
- We can only understand our clients if we have a
strong, healthy, well-managed and friendly relationships with them.
- Better service is delivered by a united, happy
community that values teamwork and collaboration.
- Everyone in the business can make a difference in
looking after all our clients.
- Every contact with DLA Piper should leave a
- Were human beings - and so are our clients;
we should interact as human beings as well as professionals.
- Size, influence and global reach are important
because they help us bring the right talents and experience to bear on the
needs of each client, whatever their size and wherever they may be.
- Change can be good.
- Nothing is beyond our reach.
- In terms of client service, everything