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  • 1.  Job Posting - Law Firm/Washington DC or NY

    Posted 10-18-2019 11:28

    Temporary Research Specialist

    Global Law Firm

    Location: New York or Washington DC


    Are you looking for a challenging and significant way to contribute the success of a firm? Do you have a Masters degree in library or information science and three or more years of law firm or corporate research experience?

    As a temporary, Research Specialist, you will provide extensive legal and non-legal research and support services to attorneys, paralegals, BD, and all levels of staff. Bringing business research or competitive intelligence experience to this position is strongly desired, in addition to, significant substantive knowledge and specialization in your area of expertise. This opportunity will allow you to work closely with practice area team members and build positive relationships throughout the firm. In this role, you will:


    • Perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to providing extensive legal, business and general research assistance.
    • Initiate and monitor alerts from various databases and provide client development research support.
    • Conduct industry specific research including complex SEC filings searches, M&A and public offering transaction screens and emerging and venture-backed company research.
    • Maintain internal datasets for business development outreach and tracking purposes and support attorneys and staff by providing training on the use of print and electronic resources.
    • Build curated newsletters covering various industries, practice areas, and breaking legal topics and industry trends.
    • Assist with literature searches for attorney presentations and written articles.
    • Participate in collection development activities including the evaluation of new databases, websites and print materials.
    • Assist with evaluating, selecting and maintaining the firm's intranet research collections.
    • Participate in opportunities to maintain your personal professional knowledge from attending educational events to participating in professional societies.


    Additional KnowledgeandExperience

    • You should have a working knowledge of legal and business databases such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law, as well as other major subject specific resources and specialty products, such as Capital IQ, PitchBook, CB Insights and other business resources.
    • You will possess effective communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability in interact with all levels of personnel within a law firm.
    • You will demonstrate a high level of initiative and independent thinking; plus the ability to work effectively under pressure and to sort priorities with minimum level of direct supervision.
    • And finally, we are looking for someone who will demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility, and a positive attitude and has a consistent track record of working in a collaborative environment.


    Please contact:
    Angela Dzikowski
    Pro Libra Associates, 800-262-0070

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Angela Dzikowski, VP, CPC
    Pro Libra Associates Inc