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Research Analyst – LAC Group
Location: USA – Virtual – Remote
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.
- 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
- 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)
Please find the complete job description and apply here: https://www.libgig.com/careers/research-analyst-lac-group/a0E1H00001NuFZVUA3/
Competitive Intelligence Analyst
SUMMARY: Reporting to the Manager of Research Services, and working as a member of the Knowledge Services team, the Competitive Intelligence (CI) Analyst is responsible for providing timely, actionable research in support of strategic initiatives and various ad hoc analyses and projects. This position is highly collaborative with the Knowledge Services team, business operations teams, and practice groups. The CI Analyst participates in Knowledge Services’ outreach to stakeholders by monitoring and proactively delivering news and intelligence. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and research skills, and will be adept at multitasking and prioritizing work.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides in-depth research and analysis in support of the firm’s strategic growth work.
- Synthesizes data and information into succinct deliverables.
- Provides expert research services for the firm’s attorneys and professional staff in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner.
- Maintains a working knowledge of all research and knowledge resources; develops and maintains proficiency using electronic resources and databases in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
- In conjunction with the Manager of Research Services, implements and maintains news, litigation, and current awareness monitoring.
- In conjunction with the Knowledge Services team, participates in the identification, development, evaluation, and implementation of research and intelligence resources.
- Markets research services and current awareness tools to stakeholders in cooperation with members of the Knowledge Services team.
- Continues to develop skills, knowledge and ability to improve processes and procedures and to keep updated on trends and developments in the industry.
- All other duties as assigned or required.
Core Competencies and Qualifications:
- Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to analyze problems logically and methodically and to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information into practical intelligence.
- Ability to independently assess stakeholder needs and to develop responsive solutions.
- Dexterity in prioritizing work, multitasking and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work collegially in a fast-paced, intellectually stimulating team environment with a strong commitment to service.
- Expertise in utilizing various legal and business electronic platforms such as Westlaw, PACER, Cheetah, among others.
- After orientation, exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, NetDocs, and other firm applications and software.
- 3-5 years legal or competitive intelligence research experience / knowledge management in a law firm, law school or professional services setting.
- Bachelor’s degree required. MS in Library Science, MS in Information Science, or JD preferred.
This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time. It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.
Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Client Relationship Manager (CRM) Intern – part-time – Brattle Group
The Brattle Group is seeking a part-time Client Relationship Manager (CRM) Intern in our Boston, MA, office. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, enjoys researching, has a strong attention to detail and accuracy, understands the importance of data quality, and is capable of filtering through/reviewing large amounts of data. This internship also provides the unique opportunity for students to observe firsthand how the CRM ties into business development, marketing, and other firm initiatives.
Some of the day-to-day responsibilities include:
- Categorize (“tag”) contacts based on biographic and curriculum vitae information to support Brattle’s marketing and business development efforts
- Learn Brattle consultants’ areas of practice and industry focus, to enable development of accurate, tailored lists
- Assist with data cleansing prioritization by analyzing data from predefined searches and making decisions based on these results in conjunction with understanding business needs
- Work closely with the Senior CRM Specialist to confirm the accuracy and completion of the above tasks, and other CRM-related projects that may arise
- Attend ad-hoc marketing meetings
- A student with a bachelor’s degree, ideally pursuing a Master’s in Library Science
- Excellent written/spoken English
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Demonstrated desire to learn, participate, and take ownership for workload
- Familiarity using databases
- Interest in knowledge management
The Brattle Group is a privately held, global economics consultancy. Clients – including corporations, law firms, and government agencies – rely on our experts’ sophisticated capabilities in economic modeling, econometrics, and financial analysis to solve their most challenging problems. Our work typically involves issues related to finance and energy, as well as litigation and regulatory support, across a broad range of industries.
For 10 straight years, Vault has named Brattle as a top consulting firm to work for. Our company’s success derives from the quality of our professionals, and we are committed to each individual’s personal and professional development and success.
We are a growing firm with offices in 11 major metropolitan centers in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific and are always looking for bright people to join our team.
To be considered for this position, you must apply through the Careers section of our website (http://www.brattle.com/careers/job-openings) by submitting a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.
The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Please click here to view our full EEO statement.
Reference Librarian – Hinckley Allen
Our Boston office has an opportunity for an experienced Reference Librarian. This position supports legal and business research needs of the attorneys and professional staff, and contributes to Knowledge Management initiatives that improve access to all types of firm information.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintains working knowledge of the library’s electronic and print collections, interlibrary loan availability, and other resources as appropriate
- Conducts in-depth legal and business research for a wide range of practice areas including corporate, litigation, real estate, and construction ; analyzes and synthesizes research ; provides written summary of research findings
- Investigates creative uses of research tools to improve work processes, makes process recommendations, and develops training resources for library users including on-demand training, pathfinders, and other portal access points; advises on new delivery strategies
- Prepares product usage reports using QuickView, PowerInvoice, and other tools
- Performs regular monitoring of news, dockets, legislative and regulatory changes, and other subject areas as requested; prepares related alerts and communications
- Locates documents using firm subscriptions and external resources via interlibrary loan
- Assists with daily maintenance of Library collection
- Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
- 3-5 years of experience in a law firm library required
- Proficiency using online legal and business research tools
- Strong problem-solving and organizational skills with ability to multi-task
- Ability to work independently and to collaborate as a part of a cross-functional team
- Candidate must have excellent communication skills, a professional demeanor, and an innovative mind-set
Interested candidates should send a resume, brief statement of interest, qualifications, and availability to email@example.com
Law Library Assistant – Essex Law Library
The Law Library Assistant assists the Head Law Librarian in providing reference service, implementing circulation and interlibrary loan policies, utilizing knowledge of judges, court personnel, and the general public. Performs major duties under the direction of the Head Law Librarian. Law Library Assistants will be required to occasionally travel within a designated county to provide services at another law library as needed. The position title above the entry level performs more complex and varied work. Employees are hired at the entry level position title and are eligible for reclassification to the higher level position title within this series consistent with the specifications for the higher level position title. The position title reverts to the entry level when there is a vacancy.
Law Library Assistant I Duties:
In the absence of the Head Law Librarian, maintains the day-to day operation of the law library;
Provides reference and information services to library clientele by answering questions, retrieving materials, assisting in legal reference, performs simple bibliographic searches and fills interlibrary loan requests;
Processes invoices, communicates with vendors about account problems, receives incoming monies and checks and maintains accounting records;
Files loose leaf services, advance sheets, periodicals, and supplements in appropriate binders. Removes appropriate material and arranges disposition according to library policy, shelves materials;
Maintains and updates card catalogues using standard library guidelines and systems, both manual and automated;
Maintains and operates library equipment and systems, including computer, microform machines, copy machines and others to input and retrieve library-specific information.
Maintains circulation records, checks material in and out of library, and maintains library operations files.
Prepares current and historical material for binding.
Travels as needed to another law library to provides services; and
Performs related duties as required.
These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for a position of Law Library Assistant:
Law Library Assistant I Requirements:
High school diploma and two (2) years of clerical experience in a library or an Associate’s degree or paralegal degree and one (1) year of clerical experience in a library or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of library procedures, interlibrary cooperation, and the types of resources and services available to librarians and library users.
Demonstrated knowledge of personal computers including MS-DOS and Window environments, and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and CD-ROM use is preferable.
Ability to perform Trial Court fiscal procedures in accordance with MMARS accounting system.
Ability to travel to multiple court locations.
Ability to reach with hands and arms, bend, climb, crouch and lift materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
Ability to gather, analyze and report information.
Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing.
Ability to deal effectively with judges, court personnel, and the general public.
Ability to work independently.
If you are not currently viewing this posting online, please visit the Trial Court website at www.mass.gov/jobs-in-the-courts to apply for this position or any other Trial Court employment opportunity.
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