Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Seoul, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 850 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm's practice.
The Reference Librarian is responsible for providing reference and specialized research assistance to attorneys and administrative personnel through the use of varied databases and print resources.
Shift: M,W, & F 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Job & Educational Requirements:
. Conduct in-depth research in a wide range of areas using multiple online and print resources . Produce competitive intelligence reports for the Firm's business development efforts in the form of league tables, etc.
. Respond to Corporate, Litigation, Tax, and General reference questions . Handle research projects for corporate, litigation, financial, and other areas.as requested by attorneys and staff . Assist in location of specific material including but not limited to case law, statutory law, regulations, legislative history, secondary sources, directories, periodicals and business information . Utilize online resources to obtain biographical material of individuals, including potential expert witnesses, potential arbitrators, witnesses, etc.
. Perform database searches to locate treatises and other material held by other libraries to fulfill requests . Instruct attorneys and other personnel on the use of Internet-based legal research programs, and emerging electronic resources . Maintain file of law-related survey material . Stay abreast of industry trends by reviewing legal and library publications, attending professional association seminars and meetings and receiving regular training from vendors . Perform other duties as assigned
. Bachelor's degree
. Master's degree in Library Science
. 4 to 6 years of relevant experience
. Ability to effectively and professionally present information verbally and in writing . Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel . Ability to set priorities, use sound judgment in decision making and remain calm under pressure . Highly motivated, detail-oriented, with excellent organizational, time and project management skills . Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to schedule changes and shifts in priorities . Possess extensive knowledge of legal and non-legal resources; including knowledge of accounting resources and documents (e.g. SEC filings) . Familiarity with print law library research publications and sources . Highly proficient in the use of digital research resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, BloombergLaw, Lex Machina, Thomson One, Hoover's, D&B, and the various SEC filings search resources . Proficiency using standard office software applications (e.g. MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
. 3 years of reference experience in a law library setting
Contact information & Application Instructions:
To Apply: Qualified and interested candidates must submit a resume with cover letter, including salary requirements by clicking on the link below:
PLEASE NO AGENCIES/NO PHONE CALLS
We offer a challenging and congenial work environment, an excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About the Firm
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP is a prominent New York based international law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and London. The firm currently has approximately 350 attorneys with the majority of the attorneys located in New York.
The firm is renowned for its corporate practice and for its work in high stakes litigation matters. It has been a consistent leader in representing financing sources in the high yield bond market and the leverage loan market over the last several years.
The position requires someone able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Job & Educational Requirements
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Salary commensurate with experience.
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