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Senior Research and Reference Librarian - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a full-time Senior Research and Reference Librarian to work for a prestigious law firm’s Washington DC office. The librarian will provide high-quality research & references services in support of the firm’s various legal and administrative departments. The selected individual will work both independently and in collaboration with the research team. This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, service-oriented research professional.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with the Research and Reference team to design and deliver a valuable research to the firm.
  • Provides expert research and reference assistance to attorneys in all practice areas using various print and digital resources.  Provides in-depth analysis and summarization of results.   
  • Assists in the preparation of and delivery of relevant orientation and training programs.
  • Supports the development and maintenance of intranet reference collections.  Assists with link checking, collection development, and integration of subject-specific resources into the firm’s larger portal.
  • Assists in the development of paper and digital resources collections, the evaluation of new and existing research tools and makes recommendations for purchase or renewal or resources.

REQUIREMENTS
  • JD, MLS or MLIS from an accredited institution required.
  • 5-10 years of reference and research experience required.
  • Experience in a large law firm or comparable environment, preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of print and digital legal and business resources and research techniques.  
  • Advanced knowledge of legal and business electronic resources and databases.
  • Ability to work efficiently with keen attention to detail.    
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
 
To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2VidVWP
 

Senior Research Librarian - LAC Group

 

LAC Group is seeking a full-time Senior Research Librarian to work for a law firm in Washington DC. The librarian will conduct domestic and international legal, non-legal, corporate, due diligence and business development research. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal researcher. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform complex legal and non-legal research using online and print resources
  • Assist attorneys and staff with research queries/strategy and current awareness monitoring using effective research techniques; Promote the best use of research tools to lawyers and other researchers.
  • Conduct  library orientation for all legal staff and new administrative hires
  • Assist with the library's integrated library system, intranet pages, and other products and systems used to deliver information and services
  • Assist with budget analysis and cost efficiency
  • Assist with projects to increase the accessibility and utilization of research resources


REQUIREMENTS

  • MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • 4+ years’  experience in a research role in a law firm library
  • Experience performing legal, corporate, business, competitive intelligence and due diligence research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, SharePoint, and standard online research resources including, but not limited to Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, CCH Cheetah, Hoovers. Experience with Restricted Party Screening databases (e.g. Amber Road) preferred
  • General knowledge of tax, employee benefits, international law and business, complex litigation, and government affairs resources preferred
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources, and apply critical and creative thinking to develop solutions to complex problems
  • Demonstrated proficiency with library-relevant information technology applications, including integrated library systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
 
To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2Gv9Gzb
 

Senior Research Librarian - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Senior Research Librarian will conduct domestic and international legal, non-legal,corporate, due diligence and business development research. The candidate must demonstrate: strong research and technologyskills, experience in a law/corporate library setting, ability to assist in developing/maintaining the Library's technology and print applications, ability to assist Library users to appropriate sources, experience performing Conflicts research and an understanding of the ethical issues involved.

The Senior Research Librarian is expected to be a positive role model and mentor, and to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s clients, attorneys, advisors and staff, and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.


Core Competencies and Job Requirements

  •  Master’s degree in Librarianship or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
  •  Four or more years’ experience in a research role in a law firm library
  •  Experience performing legal, corporate, business, competitive intelligence and due diligence research
  •  General knowledge of tax, employee benefits, international law and business, complex litigation, and government affairs resources preferred
  •  Ability to analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources, and apply critical and creative thinking to develop solutions to complex problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, SharePoint, and standard online research resources including, but not limited to:  Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, CCH Cheetah, Hoovers. Experience with Restricted Party Screening databases (e.g.Amber Road) preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to build effective internal and external relationships; ability to deliver and explain research findings to attorneys both verbally and through written summaries and analyses
  • Demonstrated proficiency and capabilities with library-relevant information technology applications, including integrated library systems
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies in digital and web-based library and research services
  • Strong service orientation and a history of developing effective working relationships with others


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform complex legal and non-legal research using online and print resources
  • Assist attorneys and staff with research queries/strategy and current awareness monitoring
  • Support practice-group specific projects and expand specializations to additional practice groups
  • Assist in the Conflicts and New Matter intake process, with responsibility for data integrity, workflow, research and maintenance of all relevant documentation to support resolution
  • Work closely with Marketing and other administrative departments to support the firm's business initiatives
  • Centralize and manage topical and docket alerts using best of breed sources and standardized search protocols
  • Promote efficient research techniques of research tools to lawyers and other researchers
  • Assist with library orientation for all legal staff and new administrative hires
  • Assist with the library's integrated library system, intranet pages, and other products and systems used to deliver information and services
  • Assist with budget analysis and cost efficiency
  • Assist with projects to increase the accessibility and utilization of research resources
  • Actively pursue continuing education opportunities and read professional literature to stay current on technological and research developments and industry best practices


This is an exempt position


Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Miller & Chevalier is an equal opportunity employer. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:


Ms. Cari Seidman
Human Resource Specialist
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
900 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-5701
Email: [email protected]

 

Research Analyst (Multiple Offices) - Morrison & Foerster LLP

 

Morrison & Foerster LLP
ID: 6957
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 within our Research Services Department. The role can be based in any of our U.S. offices. (Boston or Palo Alto a plus)

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. S/he 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Retrieve, package, and present information in response to requests from attorneys and colleagues in research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  3. 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.
  4. Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  5. Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.


Ideal Candidate

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Demonstrate strong research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.
  4. Strong Corporate practice research experience preeferred.
  5. Palo Alto office strongly preferred.


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!
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: http://www.Click2Apply.net/4w699p2t2gk3t2gv


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