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Research Training Coordinator

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP 01/27/2022

Analyst, Corporate Research & Competitive Intelligence

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 01/25/2022

Business Intelligence Analyst

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 01/25/2022

Manager, Research Services

Wiggin and Dana LLP 01/20/2022

Library Relations Manager

Practising Law Institute 01/12/2022

Corporate Research Analyst/Librarian

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 01/10/2022

Senior Business and Legal Research Analyst

Venable LLP 01/07/2022

Research & Knowledge Analyst

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 01/06/2022

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP - Research Training Coordinator

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Research Training Coordinator to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. This new position is remote, but the employee must live within 50 miles of one of the following A&P US offices: New York, Newark, Washington, DC, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, the Research Training Coordinator supports the department’s research training program. The Research Training Coordinator will build and maintain the infrastructure necessary for the Research Analysts to be prepared for all firmwide training efforts and to support the department’s practice group liaison program. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Research Analysts in preparing all orientation sessions, fall and summer associate training, and topical research training.
  •  Creating and maintaining presentations, outlines, and handouts for all research training efforts.
  • Coordinating post-training evaluation to improve future training efforts.
  • Uploading and maintaining research training content on ASpace and FileSite.
  • Arranging trials and demos of new products as instructed.
  • Administering the Research Services onboarding and departure workflows, including Welcome notifications, database logins, and liaison coordination.
  • Updating and maintaining practice group research guides and related Research Services practice group materials on ASpace.
  • Performing on demand reference and documenting research services across a wide range of subject areas using a variety of print and electronic resources, including free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Actively participating in department and other internal firm meetings.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; enrollment in a Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school is a plus. 
  •  At least one year of experience providing on demand reference in a law library; law firm experience is strongly preferred. 
  • At least one year of experience supporting live and virtual training programs, preferably in the legal field. Familiarity with learning management systems tools and concepts a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles), ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

Click here to apply: https://www.arnoldporter.com/en/careers/professional-staff/current-opportunities

 


 

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP - Analyst, Corporate 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, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Deal Point Data, Factset, Refinitive Workspace, Intelligize, PacerPro, Wolters Kluwer VitalLaw, Capital IQ and more-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-Willingness to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

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.-Minimum of two years' experience conducting research in a legal or corporate information center-J.D., M.B.A., or other advanced degree is a plus.

Job Reference Code:  R-103518

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://weil.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/work_at_weil/job/New-York/Analyst--Corporate-Research---Competitive-Intelligence_R-103518-1

 


 

Business Intelligence Analyst - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
 

Under the supervision of the Senior BI Manager, the analyst will conduct specialized research and analysis of companies, industries, markets and competitors, using a comprehensive variety of resources and a creative approach. The analyst will develop and communicate insightful and actionable business intelligence and provide meaningful recommendations to support business growth and the firm’s competitive position. The qualified individual will have the ability to work well in a collaborative environment, as well as independently.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Research, analyze and prepare reports on a wide variety of company, business, industry, markets and/or competitor data to support the firm’s business development and strategic initiatives.
  • Provide research assistance to lawyers to support practice or client-related projects as assigned.
  • Stays current on critical news developments affecting the legal and other industries, key clients and other topics, which may be assigned.
  • Keep metrics on work completed for monthly and annual reports.
  • Assist in efforts to market the BI Group’s service to firm personnel.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications: 

Experience / Education

Requires advanced degree or some equivalent of education and experience with focus on market analysis and business intelligence/financial services research and a minimum of five years of business/competitive intelligence research experience. A knowledge of legal research would be a plus.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Highly tuned research and analysis skills, with ability to analyze data and draw conclusions and to provide actionable intelligence. Strong understanding of the legal industry and the business environment impacting our clients, is highly recommended.
  • Exceptional written, oral communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and distill information from diverse sources and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
  • Solid ability working with financial/business, legal/litigation and industry-specific databases and Microsoft products, particularly Word and Excel. Data analysis skills would be a significant asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of M&A and private equity transactions and the ability to differentiate between multiple deal types and strategies.
  • Ability to work well with staff at all levels of the firm, as well as handle an array of projects, many under tight deadlines and in high-pressure situations.
  • Takes a proactive approach to assignments and demonstrates the ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently, with a flexibility and willingness to work extended hours as required.
  • Strong sense of urgency, intellectual curiosity and professional dedication, as well as a positive attitude, are expected.

Attendance Requirements: On site during normal working hours and available when necessary before or after normal working hours to work at the firm in order to meet the demands of the job and the needs of the firm. Travel Requirements: Ability to engage in off-site travel as required from time to time, in order to meet the demands of the job and the needs of the firm.

Disclaimer Statement
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 Apply here:  https://paulweiss.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000301&lang=en

 

Wiggin and Dana LLP - Manager, Research Services

Wiggin and Dana is a growing, full-service law firm with over 150 attorneys located in Connecticut, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Palm Beach.  The firm represents clients throughout the United States and globally on a wide range of sophisticated and complex matters.

The Knowledge and Research Services (KRS) Department provides a wide range of sophisticated information services to attorneys and clients.  We are looking for a dynamic individual to develop the newly created Manager, Research Services position.  The Manager will work closely with the Chief Knowledge Services Officer, KRS staff, attorneys, and other members of the firm to oversee the research function and to evolve client-facing products and services. 

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee the Research Analyst staff and research function, including the intake process and quality control.
  • Perform complex research to support clients and business development.
  • Provide outreach, including marketing services, developing orientation, and training programs, and serving as liaison to legal and administrative teams. 
  • Participate in product evaluations and resource development. 

Key requirements:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school is required; a JD is preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years progressively responsible experience providing research services in a law library, with law firm experience strongly preferred, and five+ years management experience, including supervision of professional staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver group presentations.

Location:  Any CT office (New Haven strongly preferred) or New York.  Hybrid work from home/onsite arrangements will be considered.

EEOC.  Wiggin and Dana is an EEO employer. 

For more information/To Apply:  For a more detailed description see the ad posted on the AALL Career Center.  To apply, email a cover letter with attached resume to the firm’s research and information management consultant, Joan Axelroth, at [email protected]

 


 

Practising Law Institute - Library Relations Manager

Employer Statement:  

Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities. Chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, PLI was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI’s mission is its commitment to the pro bono community.

Job Description:  

  • Join PLI and represent the legal community’s premier provider of continuing education and research services as a Library Relations Manager in our New York office.
  • Work in a collaborative environment that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (3+ weeks of vacation days and hybrid remote/in-person schedules for most roles!).
  • Grow your career in this customer facing role and help us to maintain relationships within the library community and promote customer retention for PLI Press products including PLI PLUS, our award-winning research database.  

For more than 80 years, PLI has served the legal community with innovative products and quality programming, building a sterling reputation spanning the country.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer relations and outreach for Law Firm, Law School, Government, and Corporate customers
  • Serve as primary account manager for some law school and special accounts
  • Work to ensure account retention for PLI PLUS
  • Provide PLI PLUS training through web conference and onsite visits
  • Attend industry events and conferences to promote PLI and bring back knowledge and insight
  • Support sales and marketing initiatives to promote PLI products
  • Support the development of PLI PLUS products by providing customer feedback and market insights
  • Create and update documentation to support PLI PLUS customers
  • Manage print and PLI PLUS subscriptions
  • Perform other related tasks as requested by supervisor
  • Travel is required Other duties, as assigned.

Your benefits at PLI

  • PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to creating an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment:
  • Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families
  • Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account
  • Ample paid time off and holidays, summer Fridays
  • Flexible hybrid remote/in-person scheduling for most roles
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn
  • Learning web-based training along with other career development opportunities
  • Work-life balance initiatives

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Advanced Academic Credentials required, MLS preferred or comparable experience
  • 1-2 years of experience relevant to library science and/or customer relations required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including public presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to plan and effectively manage multiple projects
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work professionally under pressure
  • Effective decision making
  • Experience in law libraries, law schools, or the publishing industry preferred

Please visit our careers page to apply: https://careers-pli.icims.com/jobs/1381/library-relations-manager/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=751&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

 


 

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP - Corporate Research Analyst/Librarian

Knowledge Management Services

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier AM Law 50 law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. 

The firm is seeking a savvy and dynamic Corporate Research Analyst/Librarian 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 needs 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, Cheetah, Practical Law, 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

[email protected]
Fax: 212.909.6033
TTY only: 212.909.7388

 


 

Venable, LLP - Senior Business and Legal Research Analyst

Job Description:

Venable LLP has an opening for a Senior Business and Legal Research Analyst to provide expert in-depth research on a wide variety of business, legal, regulatory, tax, corporate and general matters, using electronic and print resources. We welcome applicants in the New York, NY, Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC markets.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing high-level legal, regulatory, legislative, tax, corporate, and general domestic and international research and reference services to attorneys, legal assistants, clients, and administrative staff.
  • Effectively researching and writing summaries of research results.
  • Maintaining research proficiency across a wide spectrum of business, legal, legislative, analytics and docket resources in over 200 rapidly-changing databases including Lexis, Westlaw, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, LexMachina, Bloomberg/B-Law, Pacer, CNS, CourtLink, Capital IQ, OCLC, Intelligize, TLO, Checkpoint, and others.
  • Developing curriculum and teaching classes on business and legal research strategies and resources effective for legal and administrative staff.
  • Evaluating diverse information sources for currency, reliability, relevance and cost-effectiveness, and selects the optimal resources for particular research requests.
  • Setting up legal, regulatory, docket, news, business alerts across dozens of platforms to meet the attorneys' and clients' information needs.
  • Providing 'just in time" guidance to attorneys and legal assistants seeking to select resources and develop effective strategies.
  • Participate in trials, demos, purchasing decisions, and testing new applications and upgrades to existing products.
  • Contribute to the development of department's communication materials including cost-effective use guides, bibliographies, pathfinders and research tip sheets.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Master's degree in Library Science/Information Science;
  • J.D. a plus.5+ years of experience in a law firm, corporation, or investment banking library performing high stakes, complex research in a deadline driven environment.
  • Expert-level business, legal, legislative, regulatory, corporate, tax and general research and reference skills.
  • Extensive database knowledge and skills (Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg/B-Law, Pacer, Cheetah, OCLC, Intelligize, Accurint, CourtLink, Lex Machina, Gavelytics Capital IQ, Checkpoint, etc.).
  • Proven ability to teach individuals and small groups in formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to understand and utilize legal analytics products to provide lawyer with strategic insights on judges, outside counsel, courts and controversies and outcomes in litigation.
  • Understanding of the legal profession, including a basic knowledge of litigation and transactional practices.

Venable holds certain guiding principles central to its hiring and employee development processes. We value integrity, collaboration, professionalism, hard work, and client service at every level. Interested in adding your voice to Venable? We would love to hear from you. Apply today!

Please apply using this link - https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1171451&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000810598406#/

 


 

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

Skadden is seeking a Research & Knowledge Analyst to assist with global information services. This is a full time position and the hours are 1pm-9pm ET, Sunday-Thursday, based out of the New York office. This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model.  Applicant must be located in the NY tri-state area.

Job Description:

This position will be 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 alerts. Works with Knowledge Strategy Counsel to develop and maintain selected practice area databases and websites. Assists with the evaluation and recommendation of new information resources.

  • Supports research and Knowledge Management (KM) initiatives for Firm attorneys and staff across the globe, incorporating new technology.
  • Performs cost efficient ready reference and in-depth research on legal, corporate and other topics using online and print resources.
  • Uses question and answer skills to conduct effective reference interviews.
  • Distills research results into clear and concise reports of findings.
  • Creates and maintains alert services that identify matters of interest to attorneys, as well as existing and potential clients.
  • Works independently and with the Knowledge Strategy (KS) 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.
  • Disseminates knowledge resources via Firm wide intranet and databases to attorneys.
  • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KS websites and databases.
  • Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KS initiatives and to solicit their participation.
  • Provides full service research and KM support if working remotely from the office.
  • Assists with evaluating new and updated versions of information resources, online and print sources, and recommends beneficial information sources for the Firm.
  • Develops information network within and outside the Firm.
  • Develops subject guides, tip sheets and training materials as department needs and resources change.
  • Monitors email on firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours and coordinates with staff in NY and other offices to complete pending requests.
  • Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of research and KM requests.
  • 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.
  • Assists other department staff members when needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in using computer-based research tools: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Intelligize, Practical Law, Fastcase, PLI, Capital IQ, Deal Point Data, CCH Cheetah and more
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor and prioritizes a highly positive, customer-service approach
  • Proven ability in using web page editors
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • 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 use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
Experience/Education:
  • Master's Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum of four years)
  • Minimum of two years' experience conducting research in a legal or corporate information center

Apply here: https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/opportunities/new-york/research-knowledge-analyst-9202021

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that all newly-hired personnel in the United States must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of employment.

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories). For more information, please visit Skadden.com/careers.