Research Analyst - Goodwin, Procter LLP

As the Research Analyst, you will provide expert legal and business research for the firm’s attorneys and administrative departments; participate in the firm’s educational initiatives by providing training, on-boarding and consultative services, proactively monitor the legal industry and contribute ideas and solutions to further the goals of Research Services and the firm.

What You’ll Do:

• Delivers proactive and value-added research to the firm.
• Provides expert legal and business research assistance to attorneys and administrative staff in a timely and effective manner, leveraging sophisticated research applications and incorporating new technologies as appropriate.
• Maintains expert-level knowledge of internal knowledge management resources and systems to enhance research deliverables .
• Provides analysis and synthesis of research results and presents findings in a manner promoting effective decision making where appropriate.
• Advises attorneys on research strategy and resource selection to ensure research is accurate and conducted in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
• Provides research coverage as assigned and follows established internal procedures for the handling of requests to ensure timely and efficient delivery of results.
• Utilizes workflow software to assign and manage research projects.
• Develops curriculum and conducts training to promote effective and authoritative research.
• Creates and maintains newsletters and alerts using news aggregators.
• Conducts new hire on-boarding for administrative and legal staff.
• Contributes to the development and maintenance of the Research Services intranet.
• Participates in the ongoing evaluation of online resources and makes recommendations for purchase or renewal.
• Prioritizes continuous learning by seeking professional development opportunities.
• Other duties as assigned.

Who You Are:  

• Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited library school. Demonstrated, relevant professional research experience in a private law firm or academic law library, special library or research center can be substituted for the MLS.
• 5+ years’ experience providing research in a private law firm, academic law library or special library or research center.
• Expert knowledge of a wide variety of information sources, such as Westlaw, Lexis, Capital IQ, PitchBook, Intelligize InfoNgen, Derwent Innovation, and Saegis.
• Knowledge of emerging technologies, including data analytics and artificial intelligence and how those technologies impact research and the research process.
• Employs research interview skills in order to clarify and interpret research requests.
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize work, multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, with members of the team and Firm.
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications, such as Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and Zoom.

 

Target Salary Range:    Boston $85,100 - $127,600  |  Los Angeles $85,100 - $127,600  |  New York $90,100 - $135,100  |  Philadelphia $80,000 - $120,000  |  San Francisco $95,300 - $142,900  |  Santa Monica $85,100 - $127,600  |  Silicon Valley $95,300 - $142,900  |  Washington DC $85,100 - $127,600

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