DLA Piper is a global legal services organization that employs more than 3,400 attorneys in over 60 offices worldwide. Its clients include emerging businesses and multinational companies. The firm specializes in litigation and arbitration, commercial contracts, corporate law, employment benefits, finance, intellectual property and real estate. DLA Piper s additional areas of practice include projects and infrastructure, regulatory and government affairs, restructuring, tax and information technology. It advises financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, debt offerings, venture capital and private equity investments. The firm also provides legal advisory services on securities compliance, corporate governance and executive compensation. In addition, it designs and implements various dispute resolution programs. DLA Piper maintains a presence in Los Angeles.