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Job Title Library Date Posted

Research & Knowledge Analyst 

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates

12/01/2016

Senior Research Analysist

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

11/11/2016

Project Coordinator (Second Circuit Library)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

11/08/2016

Sr. Research Analyst

Dentons US LLP

11/1/2016
     

 


 

Research & Knowledge Analyst - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 

Job Summary:

Hours: Monday-Friday 1PM-9PM
Responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the Firm. Analyzes legal, corporate and general resources and communicates findings in a clear and concise manner. Coordinates current awareness and news alert services. Works with Knowledge Strategy Counsel to develop and maintain selected practice area databases and websites. Helps plan and implement department outreach, training and orientation programs. Evaluates and recommends new information resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs research for attorneys and other departments.
  • Perfects research skills using print and online sources, incorporating new technology.
  • Recommends new and beneficial information sources for the Library.
  • Collaborates with Library team to provide cost effective reference services using databases, print and online sources.
  • Provides current awareness by creating alerts, practice area newsletters, etc. tailored to the needs of the Firm.
  • Works independently and with KM team and selected practice areas to choose, collect, organize, maintain, and update content for practice area websites and databases.
  • Provides attorneys with access to and encourages the effective use of internal and external knowledge resources and disseminates such knowledge via Firm wide intranet and databases.
  • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KM websites and databases and processes which meet the practice groups' needs and establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KM initiatives, to solicit their participation.
  • Keeps attorneys aware of new developments in their practice areas.
  • Evaluates new and updated versions of information resources, print and online and recommends beneficial information sources for practice sites.
  • Maximizes the effective use of knowledge resources through training attorneys and staff on KM systems and databases and educates attorneys about resources in the Library.
  • Develops information network within and outside the Firm.
  • Contributes to development and organization of information materials in the Library and KM systems.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of legal and related information sources
  • Knowledge of computer database systems including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, etc.
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems
  • Working knowledge of Content Manager program used on intranet pages
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Delegates work effectively
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

Experience/Education:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum of 1-2 years in a Legal or Financial research setting

To Apply:

https://www.skadden.com/career/staff/openings/research-knowledge-analyst-1

 


 

Senior Research Analyst - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Employer Statement:  

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 500 attorneys worldwide. Headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District, the firm also has US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice. Mintz Levin was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s current Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Major practice areas include Antitrust; Bankruptcy & Restructuring; Corporate & Securities; Employment, Labor & Benefits; Environmental Law; Health Law; Intellectual Property; Litigation; Public Finance; Real Estate; and Tax.

Job Description:  

Under the direction of the Manager, Research and Reference, the Senior Research Analyst works as part of the team to provide expert and in-depth research services to all attorneys, legal staff, administrators and others firm-wide. Senior Research Analysts also serve as specialists and project leaders. An analyst holds a senior position because of their knowledge and experience which allows them to perform at the highest level. Senior Research Analysts serve as designated specialists (subject, industry, practice area, and/or type of research) and are expected to lead/drive other projects or areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and Reference Services Conduct high-level, customizable research and analysis in legal, business, and other subjects using appropriate print or electronic resources.
  • Respond to questions or research issues accurately, and in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitor research intake and handles research projects in accordance with the schedule implemented by the Manager, Research and Reference.
  • Lead or coordinate large or group projects, as required.
  • Present results using department branding and templates whenever possible.
  • Serve as practice, subject, industry and/or type of research specialist in areas identified by the Director and Manager, Research and Reference.
  • Orientation, Training and Knowledge Sharing Services Assist with the development of orientation and training materials.
  • Participate in formal orientation and training sessions.
  • Conduct on-demand training in the use of print or electronic resources.
  • Identify attorney research and training needs and proactively provides opportunities for education.
  • Assist in developing content for the intranet and other internal firm meetings. Other Duties Review, evaluate and recommend new resources.
  • Participate in collection development, collection maintenance and budget management. Participate in, or lead, special projects as assigned.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested. Continuing Education and Communication Maintain current knowledge of developments in research and competitive intelligence services and resources.
  • Maintain awareness of current and emerging technologies relevant to research services and share knowledge with the team and attorney groups.
  • Actively participate in department, practice and other internal firm meetings.

 Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited school or equivalent degree.
  • 3+ years’ experience providing research and reference in a law firm or corporate environment.
  • Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of research methodology as well as print and electronic resources in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practice areas.
  • Proficiency with wide variety of relevant research services.
  • Familiarity with library technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources.
  • Ability to prepare reports, executive summaries, and other correspondence necessary to communicate research results.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Strong oral and written communication skills including business writing skills.
  • Works effectively under pressure and is able to manage multiple priorities under deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele; strong customer service orientation.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Provides back up support wherever needed in the department Self-motivated, resourceful and creative.
  • Understands Research Services policies and procedures; accurately interprets and effectively implements them.

 Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Please Apply on our Career Site: https://careers.mintz.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3

 


  

Project Coordinator (Second Circuit Library) - Firm/Organization Name:  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Employer Statement:  

The Second Circuit Library provides research services to over 200 circuit, district, magistrate, and bankruptcy judges; and over 2,000 court staff. The Library currently employs 25 staff members circuit-wide and maintains six staffed branch libraries in New York, Connecticut, and Vermont.

Job Description:  

The Second Circuit Library seeks a creative, energetic Project Coordinator to join our research and information services team. This position provides graduate students with the opportunity to gain on-the-job training and experience in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment.  The Project Coordinator will be stationed at the Circuit’s Headquarters Library located in the historic Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse. For more information about the Second Circuit, please visit http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov.

Position Overview:

The Project Coordinator will assist the Head of Research and Education (HRE) with circuit-wide research, training, and educational initiatives. Duties include:

  •  Collaborate and build interactive learning modules.
  •  Create multimedia and educational materials.
  •  Assist the HRE and research and design staff with special projects pertaining to new media, court history, and civics outreach and  education.
  •  Conduct workshops and presentations.
  •  Design online tutorials, surveys, and guides.
  •  Provide research services to judges, court employees, and members of the public.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: This opportunity would be ideal for a Masters candidate or recent graduate in one of the following fields: Library Science, Education, Museum Education, and Instructional Design, though all with applicable experience are welcome.

  •  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  •  Ability to think critically and problem solve creatively.
  •  Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and searching software applications.
  •  Experience or motivation to gain experience in emerging technologies, graphic design, web site development, and electronic  publishing.
  •  Experience working in interactive digital learning environments and with collaborative tools.
  •  Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a strong customer service orientation  are essential.
  •  Prior academic research experience helpful.
  •  Teaching or training experience preferred.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident seeking U.S. citizenship. Positions with the U.S. Courts are excepted service appointments, which are “at will” and may be terminated with or without cause. Employees are hired provisionally, pending the results of a fingerprint and background check. Direct deposit of pay is required. 

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

For more information and application instructions, please visit the Court's job posting site: http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/job_postings.html.

 


  

Sr. Research Analyst - Dentons US LLP

 Employer Statement:  

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. Dentons offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer Dentons adheres to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Job Description:  

Dentons US LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with more than 900 lawyers in the United States. The firm is seeking a full-time Senior Research Analyst for the New York office. This position performs in-depth legal research, and other legal, business and competitive intelligence research support as needed to support the lawyers, paralegals and other staff.

Responsibilities include: 

  •  Provide complex business and legal research services to the firm's lawyers and staff as part of the firm-wide research team.
  •  Assist lawyers, professionals and support staff in conducting research using online and other research materials and technologies available at the Firm.
  •  Prepare alerts and resource awareness communications for internal clients.
  •  Share expertise, resource awareness, and service delivery best practices and innovation concepts with Department peers.
  •  Support information access and decision making tools analysis, design, implementation and support initiatives of the Firm's Knowledge Management Department.
  •  Log research and other productive time in the Firm's resource tracking system.
  •  Conduct orientations regarding research services procedures and uses for new personnel.
  •  Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position. 

 Experience & Qualifications: 

  •  5+ years of research and analysis experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate law firm research environment.
  •  Masters of Library Science degree, J.D., or equivalent professional experience.
  •  Knowledge of standard secondary research sources both in print and online.
  •  Strong client and team interpersonal and consensus generating collaboration skills.
  •  Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  •  Experience with tax, corporate and capital markets practices, and proficiency in online platforms such as Intelligize, RIA Checkpoint, Capital IQ, the Deal, Lexis Security Mosaic and CCH IntelliConnect desired. Proficiency in Bloomberg Professional a plus.
  •  Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, perform under tight time deadlines and flexibly adjust to changing priorities.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Apply by clicking here: (https://psoft9gw.us.dentons.com/psp/SNRHPRD9/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=1916&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1), or go to dentons.com and click on Careers / U.S. / Business Services.

 

  

Library Assistant - White & Case LLP - Tampa, FL

Employer Statement:  

At White & Case, you will work on cross-border legal matters in a premium firm operating at the top of the market. We are truly global, offering you the chance to work on transactions in established markets and in places where the rules are still being made. You’ll work closely with our legal teams serving a diverse array of clients, including some of the world’s leading companies as well as governments and state-owned entities. Together, we’ll take a customized approach to your training.

Job Description:  

White & Case LLP is seeking a Library Assistant. This position is responsible for providing library materials to the firm in a timely manner through the distribution and processing of print resources for the library collection. Duties and Accountabilities:

  •  Maintains routing labels.
  •  Performs related duties as required.
  •  Processes and routes incoming print resources.
  •  Checks material into serials module of library management system.
  •  Maintains circulation and serials modules of library management system.
  •  Maintains periodical collection according to retention policy.
  •  Distributes mail and office copies.
  •  Assists with book returns, missing material and compiling materials for filing.
  •  Provides assistance to clientele by answering questions, retrieving and distributing materials, and making photocopies.
  •  Works with other librarians and staff on special projects, as needed.
  •  Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.
  •  Oversees the Technical Services area in the absence of other team members.

 Job & Educational Requirements:  

Qualifications:

  •  Minimum 1 to 2 Years of experience
  •  BA/BS preferred or relevant experience in lieu of degree. Essential Job Requirements:
  •  Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
  •  Flexibility to work occasional evenings and additional hours needed to meet business needs.
  •  Working knowledge of the nature of corporate law libraries’ functions, services, practices, and procedures.
  •  Demonstrated proficiency in the use of standard PC applications including Microsoft Office, Excel, E-mail, Internet and document management system software.
  •  Basic familiarity with library management systems and call number assignment.
  •  Ability to quickly learn new technologies.
  •  Comfortable working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  •  Consistent accuracy and meticulous attention to detail while maintaining a very high level or productivity.
  •  Strong service orientation with commitment to exceptional customer service.
  •  Solid interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  •  Flexibility and willingness to accommodate changing priorities.
  •  Ability to reach with hands and arms, bend, climb, crouch and lift materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
  •  Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

Job Reference Code:

160001CW

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Please submit your application through our Career site: https://whitecase.taleo.net/careersection/wc_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=160001CW&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.WBPLTG8joxI.mailto

 


 

 LITIGATION RESEARCH ANALYST - Knowledge Management Services - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

 Employer Statement:

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots.  Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community.  We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration.  The firm is seeking a full-time entrepreneurial Litigation Research Analyst for its evening shift (12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.). The Litigation Research Analyst is responsible for performing complex legal research and supporting the needs of the commercial litigation, financial institutions/regulatory banking, and white collar crime practice groups.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform in-depth legal research in various areas of law through the utilization of print and online legal, business and corporate sources.
  • Compile legislative and regulatory histories.
  • Research and respond to issues relating to financial institutions/regulatory banking, white collar crime, and general case law.
  • Work as a liaison with the financial institutions, white collar and general litigation practice groups.
  • Monitor and report on the development of new events and activities impacting the aforementioned practice areas.
  • Keep database and research skills up to date by attending educational seminars and conferences as needed.
  • Mentor junior staff members in the area of legal research.
  • Staff and assist at the Reference Desk, providing general reference assistance.
  • Provide support to the Knowledge Management Litigation staff.

 Requirements:

  • MLS from an accredited ALA institution and/or JD with complex research skills.
  • 5+ years of in-depth academic or law firm library research experience required, preferably in an AMLAW 100 law firm or busy academic institution.
  • Proficiency with Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, and docket research products.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong white collar and financial institutions research experience.
  • Previous experience providing research in the areas of regulatory banking and insurance.
  • Familiarity with PACER, West Find & Print or Checkcite, CCH IntelliConnect, and other Kluwer products is a plus.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and motivated to learn the law.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

TO APPLY, send cover letter, resume AND mention where you saw this position advertised to:

 Apryl Stevenson-Holden

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

aesteven@debevoise.com

Fax: 212.909.6033

TTY only: 212.909.7388

 


  

Research Associate - White & Case LLP

Employer Statement:

White & Case LLP is seeking a legal/business information specialist. This position is responsible for providing legal, corporate and general reference information to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the Firm.

Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Supports research initiatives and requests for Firm attorneys and staff across the globe.
  • Performs reference on legal, corporate and other topics using print and online resources.
  • Coordinate inter-library loan requests.
  • Assists with maintenance and updating of practice area websites.
  • Build research skills using print and online sources, incorporating new technologies, and highly adaptable to the use of new information resources.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly, including a strong commitment to copyright compliance, and budget policies.
  • Ensures continuity of Research and Information Services operations.
  • Tracks & bills time.
  • Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.

 Education/Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science, or 3 years of relevant reference/research experience
  • Minimum one year of experience conducting reference/research support in a legal setting, preferably in a law firm environment.

 Essential Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of legal, corporate and securities information sources.
  • Good working Knowledge of commercial/research databases including Lexis Advance, WestlawNext, PACER, SecuritiesMosaic, HeinOnline, Bloomberg BNA and Capital IQ.
  • Technology skills, e.g. Microsoft Office, etc., with the ability to learn new applications.
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail. Must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to multitask and meet competing deadlines in a demanding environment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters, maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as within a team.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings and additional hours needed to meet business needs.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:

Please submit your application through our Career site: https://whitecase.taleo.net/careersection/wc_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=160001DG&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.WBJebUWCk9g.mailto

 


  

Senior Research Specialist - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Employer Statement:  

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, commercially-oriented legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration. Our formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, a supportive and team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. 

Job Description:  

Senior Research Specialist Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Location: Various Offices Job#199281 Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Research Specialist. This position will be preferably located in the Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV. Will also consider the New York and Washington DC offices.

Responsibilities:

Provides extensive legal and non-legal research and reference services to attorneys, paralegals, other departments such as Business Development and Marketing teams and all levels of staff. The Senior Research Specialist is responsible for providing both on-site and remote research solutions to attorneys and staff in all Orrick offices on a time critical basis. Practice areas include both transactional and litigation and IP groups with a focus on the Finance, Technology and Energy and Infrastructure sectors.

  •  Serves as a leader, role model and mentor for co-workers within R&I globally.
  •  Provides extensive expert legal, business and general research assistance using a wide variety of internal and external databases  and resources.
  •  Responsible for contributing to special projects and taking a leadership role in the execution and implementation of department  initiatives. • Performs electronic current awareness by initiating and monitoring alerts from various databases.
  •  Participates in creating curated newsletters for practice groups, sectors and clients. • Conducts new employee orientations and  other trainings on print and electronic resources.
  •  Collaborates with managers, research specialists and other team members with the purpose of exchanging information; attends and  participates in various departmental and office meetings as they are scheduled.
  •  Participates in collection development activities including the evaluation of new databases, websites and print materials.
  •  Assists with evaluating, selecting and maintaining the firm's intranet research collections.
  •  Participates in professional associations and attends meetings or conferences to remain current on sources of information, trends in  information delivery and best practices. Our Global Operations Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300  members of our team. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.

 Job & Educational Requirements:  Master’s Degree in library/information science (from ALA accredited school).

  • Highly proficient in searching a wide variety of databases including but not limited to Westlaw, Lexis/Lexis Advance, BloombergLaw, PLC, Intelligize, D&B, Hoovers, Courtlink, Lexis Diligence, Newsdesk and the internet generally. Familiarity with MS Office and high level of comfort with information technology required.
  • At least seven years of law firm legal research experience required. Extensive knowledge of legal and business research resources in all formats required.
  • Experience developing and presenting substantive training programs is highly desirable.
  • Should possess effective communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability in interact with all levels of law firm personnel required.
  • High level of initiative and independent thinking required; ability to work effectively under pressure and to sort priorities with minimum level of direct supervision.
  • Work history should demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility, and a positive attitude.
  • Proven track record of working in a collaborative environment.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:   Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at www.orrick.com/careers/. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Submissions without salary expectations may not be considered. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. 

 


 

Business Development Researcher - Proskauer Rose LLP

Employer Statement:    

Proskauer, founded in 1875, is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, São Paulo, and Washington, DC.

The firm has wide experience in all areas of practice important to businesses, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law. Its clients include participants in many industries, including chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation.

Job Description:    

Proskauer is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, critical thinker to develop and execute the Firm’s Business Development programs and initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Client Relations, this individual will work closely with the Client Development Team and the lawyers to deliver comprehensive research.

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Research, compile, and analyze internal and external intelligence on key clients and prospects, focusing on industry and market trends, and competitors.
  • Benchmark Firm activities against those of global and domestic competitors.
  • Identify opportunities to build upon existing client relationships and maximize the breadth and depth of opportunities with existing clients.
  • Conduct specialized secondary research and analysis through effective navigation of relevant resources from fee and fee-based sources.
  • Proactively audit/evaluate research tools and make recommendations of the best sources.
  • Collaborate with Business Development and pitch and proposal team colleagues to create materials that differentiate the Firm from competitors.
  • Establish a process for ensuring up-to-date intelligence, including target lists for offices, 
  • practices and departments.
  • Provide support, as needed, for client events/seminars, newsletters, client alerts, internal communications, sponsorships, cross-selling initiatives and other tactical Business Development activities.
  • Understand Proskauer systems and databases in order to retrieve information and generate reports.
  • Provide training for team members.

Job & Educational Requirements:      

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience serving in a similar role in another major professional services Firm.
  • Undergraduate degree (Major in library and information science, business, marketing, communications, or a related field preferred).
  • Strong strategic Business Development focus with knowledge of core marketing principles.
  • Excellent analytic, communication (oral and written) and organizational skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal with complex materials and concepts through prioritization.
  • Proficient in utilizing research tools, such as Bloomberg Terminal, Lexis, Westlaw, Capital IQ, SEC filings and other free and fee based databases.
  • Strong client service orientation.

Contact information & Application Instructions (with email or weblinks):    

Kristen Cretella, Human Resources Assistant

We would like applicants to apply directly on our website at: https://proskauer.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl

  


  

Knowledge Management Practice Support Manager - Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Job Description:  

The Knowledge Management Practice Support Manager will provide the vision, direction, and leadership necessary to ensure that the Cravath Library & Knowledge Services Department supports and aligns with the Firm’s strategic and operational goals.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting with individual lawyers and practice groups to improve productivity and proficiency by documenting workflow and practices, defining needs and writing business specifications for KM solutions;
  • creating and maintaining effective KM content and design elements for legal departments;
  • acting as liaison between lawyers and the Information Technology department in order to assist with the prioritization and execution of projects;
  • consulting heavily with the IT department in order to determine best options for KM systems implementations; developing and performing quality control reviews and related tasks;
  • creating documentation and training programs to ensure awareness and adoption;
  • assisting with communication and training efforts related to research and KM; managing project tasks and timelines;
  • and performing other duties, as assigned.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Advanced degree in law, computer science or librarianship;
  • at least 5 years of experience in law firm knowledge management, library, business development, legal practice or related field;
  • proven record of accomplishments in KM, information or library science; advanced research skills, including knowledge of Lexis, Westlaw or other online legal databases;
  • knowledge of KM goals, practices and products;
  • solid understanding of the legal profession, including a basic knowledge of litigation and transactional practices;
  • proven expertise in consensus, collaboration building and facilitation skills;
  • strong project management experience;
  • ability to think creatively and analytically to solve problems;
  • polished presentation and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work with personnel at all levels;
  • ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines;
  • and the ability to work additional hours, as needed.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

To apply, please visit the following link and follow the prompts to submit a resume for consideration: https://careers-cravath.icims.com/jobs/1949/knowledge-management-practice-support-manager/job