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Research Analyst - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a full-time, experienced Research Analyst to work virtually for our Library as a Service (LaaS) platform. The Research Analyst will join a team of researchers in staffing a busy and diverse virtual research desk, performing and managing requests for legal, corporate, business development, and other research from LaaS clients, with a particular focus on Securities and Corporate practice areas. All research and communication will be performed online and by phone, using both paid databases and open sources. The Research Analyst will report directly to the Director of Research Services and will work with other Analysts to complete research requests in a timely, professional, and cost-effective manner. Research will be delivered directly to clients using a virtual reference desk platform.

This is a full-time virtual position that can be located anywhere in the US.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform Securities/SEC filings/corporate-based research for LaaS clients using both paid databases (including Bloomberg Terminal, etc.) and open sources (web searches, government databases, phone research, etc.) Perform additional research including legal, business development, etc. as needed.
  • Communicate progress and research findings directly to client in a clear and concise manner
  • Work with clients to clarify research objectives when necessary and provide timely follow-up on pending requests
  • Maintain current understanding of research methods and tools, including database enhancements and updates
  • Keep Director apprised of research activities, client concerns, and issues that arise in the course of research
  • Work as a team with other Research Analysts to provide seamless service to clients, including but not limited to complex and long-term projects
  • Provide training and updates to research team regarding ongoing client projects
  • On occasion, manage small research teams to accomplish more complex research objectives
  • Manage database access and other resources used for research
  • Other duties as they arise according to client requests


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years experience as a finance/corporate researcher in a law firm library, preferably with some business development, SEC/corporate, financial research experience.
  • MLS or JD preferred, though work experience or a similar or related degree may take the place of MLS/JD
  • Extensive experience with Lexis and Westlaw, and securities and corporate-focused databases including Intelligize, Capital IQ. Bloomberg Terminal experience is strongly preferred.
  • Advanced legal research skills performed in a multi-practice environment, including but not limited to docket and case law research, secondary sources, and general practice guidance
  • Experience with corporate and business development research including gathering information from diverse sources (annual reports, SEC filings, Secretary of State records, case law, patent and trademark applications and records, lobbying activity, etc.)
  • Experience with open-source research beyond search engine use, including government and non-profit databases, think tanks and academic sources
  • Exceptional client service skills, particularly via written communication
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively and efficiently interact with colleagues and clients alike
  • Current experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as G-Suite applications (Drive, Sheets, Docs)

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3nsZyL9

 

Research Specialist - Jackson Lewis P.C.

Description

Location: Flexible, in one of our nationwide offices

Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.

The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. 

Jackson Lewis P.C. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Research Specialist to expand its staff of Innovation and Knowledge Management (IKM) professionals in a centralized Reference program.

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis in legal, business, and other subjects for attorneys, paralegals and staff throughout all offices of the Firm.
  • Use appropriate online and print research resources to provide excellent practice support in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Utilize project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.
  • Create and maintain current awareness newsletters and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and special topics.
  • Serve as IKM Liaison to several of the firm’s Practice and Industry Groups in order to assist with each group’s broad structure and content-related needs.
  • Work on special projects as needed.
Requirements

Skills and educational requirements:

  • Master of Library and Information Science degree from accredited institution.
  • At least two years of Reference/Research experience in law firm library or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of electronic legal and business products.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of remote/centralized team.
  • Able to perform at high level under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • General understanding of databases and MS Office applications.
  • Experience with labor and employment law is a plus.

Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work.  We strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Submit cover letter and resume to [email protected].  No calls, please.

For Colorado Applicants:  The expected starting salary range for this position in Colorado is between $70,000-$90,000.  Applicable salary ranges may differ across markets.  Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

 

 

Librarian - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks a dynamic and experienced Librarian to join a contract supporting the library for a well-known governmental agency located in Washington, D.C. The Librarian will be primarily responsible for creating, updating and maintaining library catalog and other metadata records for both print and online resources. Materials include traditional library materials, both print and digital, as well as agency publications and archival materials. Travel to other agency locations in the Washington, D.C. Metro area may be required. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, fully benefited position.

Candidates must be able to pass a background investigation. Active or recently completed background investigation strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating, updating, and maintaining library catalog and other metadata records for print and electronic resources
  • Maintaining records for subscriptions and information products requests
  • Creating and maintaining vertical file records
  • Verifying and update local holding records
  • Digitizing print materials for online access
  • Maintaining patron records


Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in library and Information Science
  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience in a library or information center
  • Knowledge of OCLC and other cataloging utilities
  • Knowledge Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces' Sierra strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of major online services and vendors, especially in the areas of metadata standards, user account administration, and quality assurance in online catalog systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of the following standards: Dublin Core, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition, Revised (AACR2R), and Resource Description and Access (RDA)

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/2QPxeGE

 

Research Analyst - Morrison & Foerster LLP


ID: 7865
Job Posting Title: Research Analyst
Location: Office Location Flexible

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Research Analyst in our Research Services Department. This role can be based in any of our U.S. offices! (includes Washington, DC)

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.

  • 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.
  • Retrieve, package, and present information in response to requests from attorneys and colleagues in research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  • 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.
  • Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.


Ideal Candidate

  • Strong background in research focusing on a variety of areas.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!

for colorado applicants : Employees can expect to be paid a salary of approximately $69k to $103k. Additional compensation may include a discretionary bonus or commission. Other benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO. The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for this role, and may vary based on market data/ranges, an applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors.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.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/8OjNJ4T7wr8msxm2HR1by

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Research Analyst - Blank Rome LLP

Description

Job Summary & Objectives
The Research Analyst position provides legal, business and general research, reference and related services to support the needs of the firm and its clients. This position requires significant law firm experience in a research role.
Locations include Washington, DC.
 
Duties
  • Performs all research required to assist lawyers and other firm staff as well as external clients in obtaining information in support of the firm’s business. This includes undertaking complex research assignments requiring the utilization of specialized databases, legal and business information sources, web-based sites and print resources.
  • Analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources using critical thinking to develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Stay informed on current and emerging legal and business research technologies that may be utilized in a law firm setting. 
  • Handles projects related to resource optimization and management including resolving basic resource access issues.
  • Works on special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bill for time as appropriate.

Requirements

Skills/Qualifications
 
Education
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent work experience.
Experience
  • A minimum of five years’ research experience in a law firm setting.
Communication Skills
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and customer service skills.
Competencies
  • Ability to deal professionally and possess demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability and commitment to interact effectively with a diverse clientele. 
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, to prioritize and complete projects with tight deadlines, rapidly and efficiently, yet thoroughly. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in legal and business research techniques using both print and electronic resources.
  • Proven proficiency in a variety of databases, such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, and a variety of specialty research resources. 
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with team members in other offices. 
  • Proven success as a service-oriented, proactive, flexible, adaptable, responsible and detail-oriented individual.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency to resolve issues with the firm’s electronic resources management system or other such tools.
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours when required.
Physical Demands
  • Able to sit for long periods of time, type and handle light lifting.
Location & Hours
  • This position can be located in any of our firm office locations but will be required to work west coast hours of 9 AM to 6 PM.

See the full job description and apply at: https://careers.blankrome.com/Applicant/viRecruitSelfApply/ReApplicantEmail.aspx?Tag=a7498a1f-3a2f-49e5-b314-98d3ac028ae6

 
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