Business & Legal Research Analyst - DLA Piper

  • Location: remote work option; multiple locations available
  • Deadline: open until filled


Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience conducting research in a business, corporate or legal setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or related field
  • Knowledge of legal, business, scientific, and general research resources and methodologies 
  • Knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and VitalLaw product suites 
  • Knowledge or ability to learn multiple research platforms including, but not limited to, Capital IQ, FactSet, Pitchbook, Docket Navigator, PatBase, and many others 
  • Knowledge of tools and techniques for setting up current awareness and litigation alerts.  
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong research skills including an ability to think critically about research tools, conduct cost-effective and efficient research, compile research results, summarize data, and communicate methodology and results clearly. 
  • Ability to coordinate, organize and track vendor training and communication. 
  • Experience with reviewing and evaluating new and existing electronic resources with an eye toward improved service and research efficiencies. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to continuing education through conference and webinar attendance and participation in local and national associations 
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as needed.  We have a rotating weekend on-call schedule (approximately once a quarter).

Preferred Requirements:

  • MLIS or JD  
  • Law firm experience 
  • Experience with Quest request management system 
  • Experience with Vable

What will your day look like?
You will manage your own workflow by claiming and completing research requests in Quest in a timely and efficient manner.  As a research generalist, you will handle requests along a wide spectrum of topics, including but not limited to, legal, business/corporate, IP, public records, legislative history. You will be the point person for coordinating vendor and internal training.
You will participate in the regular review and evaluation of new and existing electronic resources, with an eye toward improved service and research efficiency. You will participate in continuing education by attending workshops and webinars for professional development and regularly review professional literature. You will work with other researchers who are aligned with specific practice groups to support their resource needs.

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