Web ID: LSF122070
    Compensation: $90,000 - $105,000
    Education: MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
    Benefits: A generous package of benefits for all staff employees who work 20 hours or more a week.

Research Analyst

The Research Services Department of an international law firm has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join their global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants, and administrative personnel in all the firm’s offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business, and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and websites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations, and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output, and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet.
Job Requirements:
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional-level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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