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Job Title Library Date Posted

Reference Librarian

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP  (Morristown, NJ)

01/19/2017

Research Services Librarian

Lowenstein Sandler (Roseland, N.J. 07068)

01/12/2017

Corporate Research Analyst

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

01/9/2017

 


  

Reference Librarian - McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP - Morristown, NJ

Employer Statement:  

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP seeks a full time Reference Librarian for its Morristown, NJ office.

Job Description:  

  •  The reference librarian provides firm wide research support for attorneys, management, and staff using print and online resources.
  •  Evaluates and recommends both print and online materials.
  •  Visits other offices as requested.
  •  Identifies, updates, and organizes sources for firm intranet.
  •  Coordinates inter-library loan requests and document retrieval.
  •  Manages passwords.
  •  Conducts user orientation sessions, and offers training and support of both electronic and print resources to end users.
  •  Monitors and provides notification regarding client and legal developments.
  •  Provides research advice and cost estimates for research projects; creates pathfinders and bibliographies.
  •  Catalogs, classifies, and indexes resources.
  •  Stays abreast of current developments via membership and participation in library organizations, reading professional literature, monitoring professional listserves, and keeping up with current events.
  •  Handles administrative and other projects as needed.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • The ideal candidate has a master’s degree in library and information science plus law library experience. A JD is a plus, but is not necessary.
  • The applicant must demonstrate thorough knowledge of legal and non-legal (especially business) resources in all formats, proficiency in the use of commercial resources such as LexisNexis, Westlaw, Pacer, docket searching, and internet resources, and ability to select appropriate resources to answer research requests.
  • The position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral, along with the ability to interact well with all levels of law firm personnel to provide information with courtesy and tact.
  • Other requirements include attention to detail, ability to maintain client confidentiality, commitment to customer service, ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a team oriented, collaborative, fast paced, and time sensitive environment. Technology skills, e.g. Microsoft Office, and ability to learn new applications are essential.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

To apply, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to: mkaas@mdmc-law.com Mary Ellen Kaas Director of Library Services This firm is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

 


 

Research Services Librarian - Lowenstein Sandler - Roseland, NJ 07068

 Employer Statement:   

Lowenstein Sandler Law Firm is expanding, has a collaborative culture that encourages initiative and provides outstanding client service at all times. The Firm is committed to career development and offers programs that address both personal and professional development goals. Employees are given opportunities to provide community service throughout the year and offered an array of benefits such as Medical, Dental, 401K and a Profit Sharing Plan. We are seeking a candidate who has demonstrated drive, dedication, professionalism and a positive attitude.The Research Services Librarian is responsible for educating the legal and administrative staff in the use of research sources. This position will contribute to collection development by identifying and evaluating resources. Supports the Firm’s knowledge management initiatives and participates in special projects.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Provides timely, accurate and cost effective high level research and analysis to attorneys, paralegals and clients.
  • Analyzes, summarizes, and customizes results in order to meet the specific requirements of the requestor.
  • Develops strong working relationships with outside libraries, vendors and associations to ensure prompt and cost effective service.
  • Maintains research intranet sites.
  • Creates Practice Resource Guides.
  • Provides training and one-on-one sessions on research services and electronic resources to legal and non-legal staff as needed.
  • Supports news, docket tracking and alerting activities of attorneys.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal and non-legal research resources in all formats.
  • Expert in searching online research databases and in the use of spreadsheets, word processing and web publishing tools to aid in the appropriate packaging of information to meet specific research and knowledge needs.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint 2010 a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a team orientated, collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines, shows attention to detail, committed to customer service.

Office Location:

Roseland Schedule: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Amount of Travel Required: 5% Disclaimers: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required by employee. Lowenstein Sandler is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms are to be deemed the sole property of Lowenstein Sandler, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Lowenstein Sandler as a result of the referral. Lowenstein Sandler is an equal opportunity employer.

 Job & Educational Requirements:  

 • M.L.S. with 2-3 years relevant law library experience.

  Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Please apply online: https://rew21.ultipro.com/LOW1002/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx?__VT=ExtCan

 


 

CORPORATE RESEARCH ANALYST
Knowledge Management Services

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 technologically savvy Corporate Research Analyst with initiative and excellent analytical skills to support the firm’s Corporate Department. The Corporate Research Analyst in the Knowledge Management Services (KMS) Department reports directly to the Research Manager. This position is responsible for assisting the Corporate Research team in providing in-depth corporate, business and competitive intelligence research to support a global law firm practice. The individual in this position will have the opportunity to interact with lawyers and support staff at all levels within the firm to advance the firm’s research and knowledge management initiatives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides customized corporate research services to all attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff.
  • Possesses excellent analytical skills to provide pin-pointed work product that is responsive to the need of our lawyers and clients.
  • Utilizes appropriate fee based, print and online resources in the areas of law and business to provide excellent practice support in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Uses project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.
  • Publishes curated current awareness e-newsletters to keep corporate practice groups in the know. 
  • Manages digital content for practice specific intranet research pages.
  • Assists with other research tasks and projects as required.

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will understand the information needs of attorneys in a high pressure, high profile practice.  Attention to detail is critical and the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision is essential.
  • 5 years + experience at an AmLaw 50 law library or equivalent. 
  • Proficiency with Securities Mosaic, Intelligize, Bloomberg, CIQ, Preqin, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, etc.

Preferred Requirements:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA accredited program and or JD or MBA preferred.

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