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Job Title Library Date Posted
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.  Senior Research Analyst 03/12/2020
Corporate Research Analyst  Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 03/05/2020
Analyst, Research & Competitive Intelligence Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 03/02/2020
Reference Librarian Columbia Law School, Diamond Law Library 02/20/2020
Library Support Cadwalader 02/20/2020
Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Management Librarian Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (Hempstead, N.Y.)  02/20/2020
Reference Librarian Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. 02/18/2020
Research Analyst Nixon Peabody LLP 02/06/2020
Research Librarian  Jones Day 02/05/2020
Intellectual Property (IP) Research Librarian Jones Day 02/05/2020
Research Librarian Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 01/28/2020
Research Analyst: Corporate Morrison and Foerster LLP 01/22/2020

 

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

Location:  NYC or San Diego

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 serving clients worldwide. We are headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District and have additional US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice. Mintz was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Our collaborative attorneys work within four core practice areas — Transactional, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Investigations, and Regulatory & Advisory – and combine legal, business, and industry insight to provide exceptional legal strategies for clients in a variety of industries. Careers: www.mintz.com/careers~

Job Description:  

Under the direction of the Director of Research Services, 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.***This position can be located in our New York City or San Diego office.

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 Director.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

Master of Library Science ("MLS") 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.
  • Ability to prepare reports, executive summaries, and other correspondence necessary to communicate research results.
  • Understands Research Services policies and procedures; accurately interprets and effectively implements them.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence others.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment, prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis, and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong sense of urgency and a high-energy level.
  • Facility analyzing, working with and presenting data.Ability to collaborate and gain the respect, trust and confidence of the Firm’s attorneys and professional staff.
  • Possess a “hands-on” tactical approach.
  • Creative and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Facilitate teamwork and identify opportunities to develop new processes/infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp and implement new concepts quickly.
  • Strong analytical abilities, resourcefulness, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a proactive and positive style that fosters collaborative working relationships.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service.
  • Deep personal commitment to integrity, excellent judgment and the highest standards of ethics.
  • Must display the highest level of diplomacy, tact and discretion, with comfort in handling and maintaining confidential information.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with library technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
  • This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job.
  • It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this job.

Job Reference Code:  486-20

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  To apply please visit our site at: https://careers.mintz.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=1382

 


 

Corporate Research Analyst - Knowledge Management Services - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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 savvy and dynamic Corporate Research Analyst with excellent analytical skills, to support the firm’s robust 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 M&A, capital markets, business and competitive intelligence research to support the firm’s global law firm practice. The individual in this position will have the opportunity to liaise with lawyers, legal assistants, and Business Development personnel 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, specifically M&A related, services to all attorneys, legal assistants, and Business Development group.
  • 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 content 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.  Possesses a strong knowledge of M&A precedent research. 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, Factset, , Thomson Eikon, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, etc.

Preferred Requirements:  M.L.S. from an ALA accredited program and/or JD or MBA preferred.

TO APPLY: Send resume along with cover letter or cover email, mentioning where you saw this posting, to:

Human Resources
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
[email protected]
212.909.6033 (fax) 212.909.7388 (TTY only)

 


 

 

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP - Analyst, Research & Competitive Intelligence

Employer Statement:  

Weil seeks the best and brightest talent to join our Administrative Staff team. Our employees are the future of Weil so we invest in their training and development. Our environment embraces and encourages positive-minded professionals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. Highly skilled and knowledgeable Administrative Staff assist our attorneys in successfully meeting and exceeding client needs and are vital to the overall success of the Firm.

Job Description:  

As part of the firm-wide research team, provide research expertise to support the Firm's practice areas and business development efforts, including research related to markets, industries, and competitors. In addition, the Analyst will create alerts, assist in attorney training and provide feedback on new research tools.

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions: 

  • Retrieve, package, and present information at the request of attorneys and colleagues in the research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  • Handle a high volume of routine and complex research requests across all practice areas in addition to document retrieval requests, requests to mine websites and other sources, and requests to populate spreadsheets with specified data.
  • Create alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  • Investigate and aid in the implementation of new technologies and systems relevant to research services.
  • Participate in learning programs and orientation cycles for new attorneys.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: -

  • Familiarity with the firm's portfolio of content such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Intelligize, Fastcase, Bloomberg BNA, PacerPro, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, Capital IQ- Demonstrated ability to instruct/train.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research product in a concise, professional manner.
  • Substantial research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.
  • Creativity and flexibility

Education/Certifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science required plus a minimum of four years related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • J.D., M.B.A., or other advanced degree is a plus.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://weil.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/work_at_weil/job/New-York/Analyst--Research---Competitive-Intelligence_R-102825

 


  

Columbia Law School, Diamond Law Library - Reference Librarian   

The Diamond Law Library at Columbia University has an opening for a Reference Librarian with 0-2 years of experience to provide general and in-depth reference service in all areas of law (including U.S., international, and foreign law) to faculty, students and others at the Law School Library. The incumbent will share departmental administrative responsibilities with other Reference Librarians on a rotating basis.

  • Responsibilities also include searching databases and other sources;
  • training law students and others in the use of legal materials and databases through extensive classroom teaching, the leading of tours, and one-on-one instruction;
  • preparing bibliographies and instructional materials;
  • assisting with the coordination of interlibrary loan transactions; and other related duties.
  • Reference Librarians share regular evening and weekend hours. 

The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library offers its researchers one of the finest collections of legal materials in the country in both digital and print formats. In addition to a near comprehensive United States Law collection, there are strong collections in International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and a special section devoted to Japanese Law. The Law Library has significant collections from at least thirty different countries and a useful core of materials from many other jurisdictions. The library has a staff of 42 and offers an array of services to the students and faculty of Columbia Law School. 

As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries comprises a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits.

Proposed start date is negotiable and not earlier than April 1, 2020. Summer 2020 graduates are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • JD and MLS from accredited institutions or the equivalent combination of education and experience (completed by the start date);
  • Extensive experience with use of legal and non-legal research tools;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong service orientation and organizational skills;
  • High level understanding of digital information systems and software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with at least one foreign language;
  • Experience with teaching or instruction.

Link to posting and application: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/5261

If you have any questions, please email search committee co-chairs, Hunter Whaley ([email protected]) and Alice Izumo ([email protected]olumbia.edu). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; to guarantee consideration, please apply by Monday, March 23, 2020.

 


 

Cadwalader - Library Support  

  • Liaise with other Firm Libraries and departments within the Firm.
  • Communicate with vendors regarding orders, shipments, and invoices..
  • Process physical materials from mail check-in to shelving.
  • Fulfill article request for full-text.
  • Manage ID/PW requests including troubleshooting.
  • Order books and new subscriptions requiring follow-up and tracking.
  • Send IDs to Library-related databases to all new legal staff. 
  • Update and order handouts for practice groups and sends approvals for them.
  • Open boxes and track invoices for Accounts Coordinator.
  • Return what we do not keep and track credits.
  • Manage outsourced filer.
  • Monitor periodical circulation to track print copies of popular newsletters. 
  • Track new books for cataloging in two systems.
  • Provide all new legal staff with a list of items that circulate.
  • Maintain and update Library policies and procedures.
  • Maintenance of the Library's print collection.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.
    • Set up conference calls for training sessions.
    • Assist individuals in locating and obtaining materials.
    • Assist staff members who conduct research.
    • Preparing correspondence, accounting and financial documents for analysis.
    • Monitor usage reports.

 REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Experience with an integrated library system preferable.
  • Computer skills working with standard programs including Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Multitasking and attention to detail is critical.
  • Prefer experience in a law firm or corporate environment.
  • A common sense approach to problem solving.

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Rissa Peckar, Library Directory – [email protected]

 


 

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (Hempstead, N.Y.) -  Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Management Librarian

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University seeks applications for the position of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Management Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Access and Collection Services, the Acquisitions Librarian has primary responsibility for acquiring all print and electronic resources; renewal of serials and databases; payment and tracking of invoices; maintaining acquisitions data and records; harvesting and analyzing electronic resources usage statistics; and vendor interaction.

The Acquisitions Librarian coordinates with the Assistant Director to monitor the acquisitions budget; troubleshoot electronic resources access problems; batch upload/delete MARC record updates; manage the Law School’s digital repository on bepress; assist users in accessing library resources at the Circulation desk; perform other responsibilities as needed to ensure the smooth operation of the library; and continue intellectual and professional growth through involvement in professional associations relevant to the demands of the position and fostering strong working relationships with colleagues in other academic law libraries.

The Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Management Librarian is part of the Access & Collections Services team and works with the Assistant Director to coordinate five Access & Collection Services staff and works collaboratively with all library team members in carrying out the long and short term objectives and goals of the library and the Law School.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or Knowledge Management from an ALA accredited school or foreign equivalent
  •  Two years of experience in academic or law related libraries
  •  Working knowledge of integrated library systems as used by technical services and collection management units, including statistical and fund maintenance, proxy servers, reporting functions, and the structure and management of online catalogs
  •  Knowledge of OCLC
  •  Adept in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other standard business and academic applications
  •  An aptitude for and interest in project planning and management, as well as excellent organizational, time-management, and analytical skills
  •  Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills
  •  Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, within a collegial environment
  •  A strong work ethic and commitment to excellent service
  •  Ability to engage in the pursuit of excellence with a spirit of kindness and collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Knowledge of standard and emerging cataloging principles and metadata schemes
  •  Experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium or Sierra, including experience with batch importing of catalog records
  •  Experience with Digital Commons and understanding of copyright application to institutional repositories

For consideration, please send a resume and cover letter to Jacob Nunnally, Assistant Director of Access and Collection Services at [email protected] Please include “Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Management Librarian” in the subject line.

 


 

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. - Reference Librarian

Overview: 

The law firm of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has an immediate opening for a Reference Librarian in our New York office. Reporting to the Research Manager, the Reference Librarian will work as part of a team to provide research and related services to the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide research and related services to attorneys and paralegals, including support for attorney professional development, client development, and marketing projects, and provide specialized business, legislative, regulatory, and docket research and monitoring services. 
  • Daily monitoring and dissemination of targeted news, litigation, legislative, and regulatory developments to specific attorney interest groups.
  • Provide interlibrary loan services, and assist with technical services coverage for the New York office Library.
  • Assist with the following:
    • Orientation of new attorneys and paralegals
    • Training and password management for research resources, and evaluation of new resources
    • Monitoring and editing of the research pages on firm intranet
    • Client billing for research services and vendor invoice payment

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • A minimum of three years of relevant Library experience in a law firm or corporate setting
  • Experience with Labor & Employment legal research
  • Excellent organizational, project management, customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to prioritize and manage deadlines and assignments
  • Substantial search experience with business and legal databases including Westlaw Edge, Bloomberg Law, Accurint, docketing services, legislative monitoring services, and legal analytics
  • Experience with Sydney ILS desirable

To Apply: 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, we are only able to contact candidates selected for follow up.

Please send resume and cover letter containing salary expectations to Emily Kasprak, Research Manager, at [email protected] No agencies, please.

Epstein Becker & Green is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Nixon Peabody LLP - Research Analyst

Job Description:  

The Research Analyst will assist in due diligence and background investigations on entities and individuals relating to litigation matters, prospective business transactions, or third party relationships.  A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s the chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.  We’ve created a dynamic, energizing environment that promotes success for our clients and each other.  We offer fast growth, connectedness and training in business as well as law. And our rigorous standards assure you are part of a diverse team of top talent at every turn.At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.If you’re someone who’s looking toward the future, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough background searches using electronic databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, Courtlink and Accurint, public records websites, Pacer, Edgar, and other sources to locate relevant information on designated individuals and companies.
  • Analyze material to identify relevant data points and connect findings among multiple parties and companies.
  • Maintain strict privacy and confidentiality requirements regarding research targets and findings.
  • Assist in training other Library staff on investigative research techniques.
  • Provide presentations to attorneys to increase awareness of Library investigative capabilities.
  • Handle a high volume of research requests from attorneys in multiple offices and practice areas.
  • Gather, filter and present a summary of research findings to attorneys and management to facilitate decision making and business planning.
  • As part of the firm-wide Library & Research Services Team, collaborate and coordinate with library staff in other geographies to provide seamless research service for attorneys.
  • Participate in expanding and/or improving research and information services, procedures and practices and other Library & Research Services special projects as requested.
  • Remain current in research techniques and available resources relevant to providing high quality research and information services.
  • Continue professional development through various firm and association sponsored activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • 4-7 years of professional experience in a legal, corporate or professional services setting conducting investigative research using both print and online resources.
  • Master of Library Science or Bachelor’s degree with investigative focus required.
  • Combination of education in a research-intensive field with relevant work experience will be considered.
  • Experience with legal and business investigative research processes and resources.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills to be able to identify relevant information.
  • Ability to look beyond the obvious, being inquisitive and diligent.Proficient at filtering large amounts of data and summarizing information into relevant findings.
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines, completing tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Capable of working in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to being a proactive service provider and providing service in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented and organized with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent technology skills.

Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer: Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job Reference Code:  2846

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Please apply directly to our website:www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

 


  

Jones Day - Research Librarian - Any Jones Day U.S. Office

Job Description:    

The Firm Research and Library Services Research Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research services to lawyers, paralegals and support staff. The Research Librarian works independently in performing research and related projects and is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing quality work product and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. The Research Librarian performs in-depth and complex business and legal reference and research duties, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media on legal, business and general topics. Above all, the Research Librarian must fulfill the needs of the Firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm's vision and values.

Job & Educational Requirements:    

  • Master’s degree required; Library Science degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years demonstrated experience in law library resources, fundamentals, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of the litigation process and docketing, including creating updating and maintaining docket alerts, tracking and research.
  • Experience with online searches using external databases and services including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, D&B Hoovers, Cheetah, and Capital IQ.

Contact information & Application Instructions:  

https://staffapply.jonesday.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=7&FilterJobCategoryID=6&FilterJobID=218

 


 

Jones Day -  Intellectual Property (IP) Research Librarian - Any Jones Day U.S. Office

Job Description:    

The Firm Research and Library Services Intellectual Property (IP) Research Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research services to lawyers, paralegals and support staff. The IP Research Librarian works independently in performing research and related projects and is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing quality work product and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. The IP Research Librarian performs in-depth and complex intellectual property reference and research duties, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media on legal, business and intellectual property topics. Above all, the IP Research Librarian must fulfill the needs of the Firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm's vision and values.

Job & Educational Requirements:    

  •  Master’s degree required; Library Science or STEM degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years demonstrated experience of law library resources, fundamentals, and procedures.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in patent research.
  • Experience with online searches using external databases and services including, but not limited to, PatDocs, PatBase, ProQuest, Docket Navigator, CompuMark, Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law.

Contact information & Application Instructions:  

https://staffapply.jonesday.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=7&FilterJobCategoryID=6&FilterJobID=219 

 


 

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner - Research Librarian - NYC or Washington, D.C.

With over 1,400 lawyers in 31 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

Position Overview

We are looking for a Research Librarian based in either our Washington, DC or New York office, who shares a passion for research, innovation and excellent customer service who can provide a wide variety of research and related services to lawyers and staff locally and globally as needed. This position participates in the training of lawyers and paralegals on the use of research resources, including new technologies and/or upgraded versions of existing services. The Research Librarian is also part of a global research team and participates in firmwide calls and projects with a dedicated and supportive Library and Research Services team. Travel to NY or DC office once a quarter is also required.

Responsibilities

  • Provides in-depth as well as quick reference legal and business research support to lawyers, staff and clients locally and globally through an appropriate combination of traditional resources and emerging technologies
  • Monitors and responds to a wide variety of research requests utilizing a reference request database and coordinates this effort with other global research team members.
    • Participates in planning and implementation of training programs for lawyers and staff to promote the effective use of library resources as needed.
    • Participates in Firmwide teleconferences and projects with global library and research services team as scheduled.
    • Participates as a team member on select projects and initiatives as assigned.
    • Participates in pilots of prospective research resources and provides meaningful feedback.
    • Makes quarterly visits to DC/New York office to support research needs, promote library and research services functions and build relationships in that office.
    • Stays current on research technologies by keeping up with professional literature.
    • Utilizes interlibrary loan and document retrieval services as needed.
    • Takes responsibility for various administrative tasks as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability and commitment to interact effectively and professionally with a diverse clientele.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize and complete projects rapidly and efficiently, yet thoroughly.
  • Demonstrated expertise in legal and corporate research techniques using both print and electronic resources.
  • Proven proficiency in research databases, including but not limited to Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah and a variety of specialty research resources.
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation and proactive creative approach to marketing library and research services.
  • Clear, concise and effective verbal and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to present to individuals and groups.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with team members in other offices.
  • Proven success as a service-oriented, proactive, flexible, adaptable, responsible and detail-oriented individual in prior position(s).
  • Proven experience with automated library systems preferred.
    • Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled.

Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent.
    • Minimum two years law library experience, preferably in a law firm setting.
    • Will consider recent MLIS graduates, with relevant skill sets.

DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of the employee. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Please email resume to [email protected] or https://apply.ecave.net/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspxFilterREID=51&FilterJobCategoryID=16&FilterJobID=883

 


   

Morrison & Foerster LLP
ID: 7490
Job Posting Title: Research Analyst: Corporate
Location: New York

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Research Analyst within our Research Services Department. This role can be based in any of our U.S. offices.

The Opportunity

Join the Research Services team of a billion dollar global law firm in a dynamic fast-paced Research Analyst role. The Research Analyst works as part of a firmwide team to provide research expertise for business development efforts and client work. This individual monitors and identifies information sources and data to identify potential opportunities and presents research findings clearly and concisely. The Analyst also participates on firmwide project teams.

  1. As part of the firmwide research team, provide research expertise to support the firm's practice areas and business development efforts, including research related to markets, industries, and competitors.
  2. Retrieve, package, and present information in response to requests from attorneys and colleagues in research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  3. Handle a high volume of routine research requests including document retrieval requests, requests to mine websites and other sources, and requests to populate spreadsheets with specified data.
  4. Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  5. Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.

Ideal Candidate

  1. Strong background in research focusing on a variety of corporate practices and transactions preferred.
  2. Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of two years related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science or equivalent degree such as a J.D., M.B.A., or other advanced degree is a plus.
  3. Knowledge of the legal materials and databases used to support the Firm's practice areas and research needs for client work and for business development efforts.
  4. Demonstrate strong research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.

Who We Are

At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We're passionate about what we do. We're equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect - for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are, and what we do.

Should you find you're ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!
Morrison & Foerster is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, and other categories protected by applicable laws, or in retaliation for opposition to any practices forbidden under this policy.

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