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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

See the full job description and apply at: https://wd5.myworkday.com/goodwinprocter/d/inst/15$158872/9925$8696.htmld

 

Law Librarian - Firm Advice

Firm Advice is, once again, exclusively representing a prominent non-profit, for a Law Librarian to serve as the sole librarian of the organization. This is a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in intellectually stimulating matters, collaborate closely with esteemed experts in the dynamic realm of finance and investment, and help others who have been financially wronged. As a testament to the significance of this role, this position reports directly to the General Counsel.

Position is hybrid and hours are flexible. Location is Washington, DC.

Key Responsibilities:

As librarian, you will execute all aspects of the law library’s functions, conduct and assist attorneys and other staff members in legal and factual research and maintain the library’s electronic resources. You will also have corporate duties, including publishing and distributing brochures, reviewing, and arranging for the publishing of content on websites, and maintaining historical corporate data and work product inquiries. You assist with raising awareness in the financial community of the work of the non-profit by compiling information and making and responding to posts.

Qualifications:

  • Academic: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent additional experience required; a Master's in Librarianship or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution is preferred.
  • Proven Professional Experience: 3 plus years’ experience with creating, accessing, and managing electronic information, including databases, integrated library systems, client-server applications, software, and electronic information resources.
  • Legal Research Prowess: 3 plus years of experience with creating, accessing, and managing electronic information, including databases, integrated library systems, client-server applications, software, and electronic information resources.
  • Library Materials: experience maintaining, organizing, and ordering electronic library materials is required.
  • Social Media: Basic experience with social media is preferred. Position requires posting content and responding to comments and inquiries.

Perks:

  • Professional Development Focus: Engage in a stimulating work environment with mentorship opportunities, where your skills are refined and expanded amidst a community of high-level experts.
  • Harmonious Work-Life Integration: Work in an environment that values and promotes work-life balance.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Access to benefits that complement your commitment to excellence, reflecting the organization's dedication to supporting its valued team.

Please apply at: https://jobs.firmadvice.com/jb/Law-Librarian-Jobs-in-Washington-District-of-Columbia/10441026

 
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