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Job Title Library Date Posted
Conflicts of Interest Specialist Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP 06/20/2018
Research Librarian Crowell & Moring 06/15/2018
Technical Services Librarian Kramer Levin 5/16/2018

 

SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM LLP

TITLE: Conflicts of Interest Specialist

Job Summary

Skadden is looking for a Conflict of Interest Specialist to provide the conflicts department assistance to attorneys, legal assistants and support staff by taking requests and retrieving information from various files, databases, online sources, outside services and assist in maintaining internal database information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs accurate and methodical searches in the Firm's Conflicts Of Interest System relevant to new business, investment or hiring.
  • Reports accurate written results to requesting attorneys, legal assistants and support staff.
  • Performs conflicts checks in off-hours from a remote location, on a rotational basis.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating the Conflicts System.
  • Maintains detailed records of requests.
  • Maintains organization of the Conflicts Department.
  • Uses Firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours and coordinates with staff to complete pending 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Attention to detail, accuracy in record keeping, strong communication skills, and expertise in computer searching
  • Knowledge of U.S. and foreign company names and histories
  • Demonstrates teamwork and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions
  • Ability to deal courteously/effectively with others
  • Ability to use third-party database systems, such as such as DNBi, Hoover's and Capital IQ to find company information
  • Ability to delegate work effectively
  • Ability to exert moderate to high physical effort
  • Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience (minimum of one year)
  • Minimum of two years related experience in Conflicts of Interest research

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

To apply, visit https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/opportunities/new-york/conflicts-of-interest-specialist-05292018

 


  

Crowell & Moring - Research Librarian

Employer Statement:    

Crowell & Moring was founded in 1979 by 53 lawyers who left a large national firm to begin a different kind of law firm. Since then, we've grown to more than 500 lawyers in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, London, and Brussels. And we've created some impressive milestones along the way.

Job Description:    

The Research Librarian provides research support and outreach for all offices and works as a member of the firmwide research team. The position also participates in training, collection development, and special projects that enhance the services offered by the department.

Interested applicants need to submit a cover letter along with the resume.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts business, legal, legislative, regulatory research for attorneys, marketing staff and paralegals, providing the initial analysis of research results and summaries of key findings. 
  • Provides background research and competitive intelligence on current or potential clients and markets in support of business and client development efforts.  
  • Guides attorneys and staff on the effective use of research databases and print collection
  • Provides current awareness and alerting services for attorneys and staff.
  • Assists in resolving access and technical issues with online resources.
  • Remains current on technological applications and best practices relevant to providing high-quality research services.
  • Recommends additions of print and electronic sources to the Research Services collection, maintaining a focus on trends in client requests and interests.
  •  Performs other special projects or duties as needed. 
  •  Requires occasional overtime and travel.

Job & Educational Requirements:      

Education:
The position requires a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution.  

Experience: 
The position requires a minimum of two (2) years of related experience during which knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position were demonstrated.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated research skills and knowledge of major legal and non-legal databases, including but not limited to Westlaw & Lexis platforms, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah/IntelliConnect, Lex Machina, Pacer, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, with attorneys and firm staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analyses of research results and communicate scope and meaning of results found or not found to patrons.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and with others in a cooperative manner to accomplish department functions and participate in firm wide team efforts.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements.

Contact information & Application Instructions:    

JC Marin, Sr Staff Recruiter

[email protected]

To apply, visit https://www.crowell.com/careers

 


 

 

Technical Services Librarian – Kramer Levin

Location: USA - NY - New York Kramer Levin is seeking an experienced Technical Services Librarian to work for us full-time in our New York City office.

Job Description:  

The Technical Services Librarian handles a variety of tasks related to maintaining and improving the library collection, both print and electronic titles for all offices. This position will also require conducting legal and business reference and research, which we will train the successful candidate in. Systems handled by this position include the Information Services intranet site and the OPAC (EOS). This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package

Job & Educational Requirements:  

Responsibilities:

  •  Serve as main contact for the union catalog, currently the OPAC (EOS), working with the vendor on updates, issues and   troubleshooting.
  •  Copy catalog and original cataloguing of all Firm offices’ library materials.
  •  Perform catalog data entry and generate reports.
  •  Maintain serials records within the catalog for print and electronic resources.
  •  Process orders for new materials.
  •  Order supplies for Library department when needed.
  •  Serve as technical contact for library systems with vendors and internal help desk operations.
  •  Maintain deskbook distribution records and distribute both print and electronic books.
  •  Mail sorting, journal check-in and routing
  •  Manage the part-time filer
  •  Assist with reference and research
  •  Perform related tasks and participate in special projects as determined by management. Qualifications:
  •  Master’s degree in Library and Information Science is strongly preferred, although consideration will be given to current library   school matriculation
  •  2 years of experience in a library (preferably legal)
  •  Experience using an integrated library system such as Sydney or EOS
  •  Strong Microsoft Office skills

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Daniel J. Pelletier, Esq. Director of Knowledge & Research Services Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP 1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036 [email protected]