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Locke & Lord – Business Development Research Specialist

 

General Statement of Duties:

Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Firm-wide Business Development Research Specialist.  The Research Specialist will work with the Firm-wide Marketing & Business Development team to prepare comprehensive research on clients and potential client companies for practice and industry groups, lawyers and Firm leaders who are positioned to utilize this intelligence to increase Firm business. This position will report to the Director of Business Development and can be based in our Boston, Chicago, Dallas or Houston offices.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide Firm lawyers with key information and analysis on existing and potential clients’ businesses and legal needs, helping to increase their competitive edge and ability to win business or cross-sell other Locke Lord lawyers.
  • Conduct due diligence on a company’s litigation and/or transactional history, as well as provide a financial snapshot, operations review and executive and legal team biographies.
  • Organize, review, evaluate, and analyze data from a variety of sources and condenses all data into an overview package that presents the information in a concise and organized manner.
  • Assist with cross-selling activities by providing charts and spreadsheets in city-focused, geographical, company tree or other customized format.
  • Compile client details in relation to the Firm’s annual top client list.
  • Help create, maintain and update the collection of all Firm location city spreadsheets consisting of top public and private companies as determined and ranked by various market-specific business journals.
  • Evaluate potential business and competitive intelligence resources the Firm might consider acquiring for attorney and Marketing Team utilization.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

 

Education & Experience:

  • B.A. in Marketing or Library Sciences (MLS preferred).
  • 4+ years of previous experience in Marketing and Business Development, Donor Research, or Legal Research.
  • Excellent written, communication and analytical skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively on a project team.
  • Previous law firm and/or library experience is a plus.

 

Additional Information:

Supervisory Responsibility – This position does not have any direct reports.

Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position.  Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Travel – Travel is not expected for this position.

 

Interested candidates should submit their application to Office Management: Tonja.Rogers@lockelord.com

posted 11/30/2021

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Analysis Group, Inc. – Business Development Research Internship

 

Job title:                              Business Development Research Team Intern

Department:                      Marketing

Office location:                 Boston, MA (111 Huntington Avenue, 14th Floor)

Time commitment:         15 – 20 hours/week (4 month minimum commitment) hours available Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Hourly rate:                        $23/hour

 

Summary:

Analysis Group is one of the largest private economics consulting firms, with more than 1,000 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.

 

The Business Development Research (BDR) intern will work closely with and under the guidance of the Marketing & Business Development’s team of librarians and attorneys to provide legal and business research for the firm. The intern will report to a BDR Manager and will be trained on the team’s approach to searching legal research databases as well as its framework for describing and organizing research results. This role is largely dedicated to searching for expert witness documents and capturing research findings for both immediate and future use. The intern will also assist with ad hoc business development and marketing research projects.

 

The intern will have the opportunity to attend our weekly BDR team meetings and to work with individual team members as they conduct a variety of legal, corporate, and business development-related research. This internship provides a unique opportunity to observe firsthand how research can help direct and further business development initiatives.

 

Key responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Searching for and reviewing expert witness reports, testimony, and related court filings using legal research databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law.
  • Assisting with data population and maintenance of team databases.
  • Providing marketing-related case, company, and competitor research using a wide variety of internal and external tools and resources.

 

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree, or demonstrated interest, in library science and/or legal research preferred.
  • Ability to organize, plan and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands.
  • Desire to learn, participate, and take ownership for workload.
  • Strong research, analytical, and written communication skills.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and problem-solving ability are critical.
  • Familiarity navigating databases, including using metadata fields and advanced text searches.
  • Familiarity with tools such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, CRM systems, and experience management systems is a plus.
  • Eligible candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship or restriction, now or in the future.

 

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Evie Goryshina at evie.goryshina@analysisgroup.com

posted 11/30/2021

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP- Digital Access Coordinator –

Digital Access Coordinator (myworkdayjobs.com)

 

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with more than 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is currently seeking a Digital Access Coordinator, resident in our Philadelphia, Boston, or Los Angeles office locations.   The Digital Access Coordinator supports the Research Resources team functions related to the firm-wide use of digital resources, including password management, cost recovery, usage statistics, subscription database support, resource and connectivity troubleshooting, department intranet content management as directed by the team, and technical workflow operations for Research & Library Services staff in all offices. The Coordinator works as part of a Digital Access Team to identify, evaluate, and implement technologies and applications to support the research resource needs of the firm’s legal and professional staff and clients.

 

The selected candidate will be on a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule. Hours may vary in order to support the Team in all US Time Zones / throughout the US domestic offices.

Responsibilities

 

Fulfill requests for database passwords, and maintains credential information in the firm’s Resource Management system.

Create and maintain user distribution lists associated with digital subscriptions. Undertake periodic reviews with vendors to ensure accuracy of those lists and to reconcile them with firm directories.

Maintain current list of valid IP addresses as well as relevant documentation regarding provider notification. Serves as primary firm contact for IP addresses.

Coordinate with IT and Networking Teams with regard to VPN, IP and IDM protocols.

Maintain documentation relating to digital services and vendors. Updates vendor records for digital resources in department Sharepoint database.

Work with the Research Resources team to maintain documentation and  protocols for all legal staff arrivals and departures.

Work with Library Managers and Trainers on onboarding procedures for new attorneys and professional staff.

Assist Digital Access Librarian and Manager in testing new digital information products.

Provide assistance with usage report processing.

Document end-user protocols.

Cross-train and support members of the Research Resources Team. Provide overviews of Digital Access tools and applications to Research & Library Services Team members.

Troubleshoot basic connectivity issues.

Provide digital technical support for Research Staff in all offices firm-wide.

Participate in and contribute to Single Sign-On protocol and workflow.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

This job requires:

 

A Bachelor’s degree and

A minimum of two years of experience in some level of technical resource management in online research and/or information systems in a library setting. Law firm experience strongly preferred.

OR: equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

 

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:

 

Practical and resourceful problem solving abilities.

Experience working with Integrated Library Systems including OPACs, and with Resource Management applications. Familiarity with the Innovative Interfaces platform a plus.

Working knowledge of HTML and other web technologies.

Moderate familiarity with SharePoint.

Knowledge of IP authentication and other basic networking protocols.

 

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your hire date to be eligible for starting in the role. Proof of vaccination will be required. Morgan Lewis will provide reasonable accommodation(s) based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.

 

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm’s California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information. CCPA Privacy Notice for Candidates

 

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you are interested in applying for employment with Morgan Lewis and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call or email the following contacts:

 

Professional Staff positions: Please call 888.534.5003 or email talent.acquisition@morganlewis.com

Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

posted 11/18/2021

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Choate Hall & Stewart – Senior Librarian

Job Summary: The Senior Librarian oversees and implements the library’s acquisition, cataloging, circulation and routing systems to provide easy accessibility to all library resources; provides reference, research and reader services to attorneys and staff; and oversees and implements interlibrary loan procedures. The Senior Librarian provides excellent service to our clients in a setting where individual productivity and cost management are highly valued. This individual contributes to Knowledge Management initiatives for the firm.
Job Functions:
 Technical services:
• Maintains current awareness of new products, developments and standards in technical services and library technology.
• Creates documentation and instructs staff on automated systems, new technology and technical service procedures.
• Catalogs and maintains an accurate and current record of the library collection.
• Facilitates access to electronic resources, including password management.
• Works to identify and maximize available utilities to provide statistics, uninterrupted service and the latest enhancements.
• Works with Library Manager to ensure department invoices are paid on time
• Develops and executes custom procedures and reports as requested.
• Serves as the library’s technical liaison with vendors and the Firm’s IT Department and to maintain library applications and online resources.
• Collaborates with Library Manager to design knowledge management processes to help better serve the firm.
Reference and Interlibrary loan:
• Provides legal and non-legal reference and research services by searching internal and external collections, conducting computerized searches, interlibrary loan and document retrieval.
• Ensures the accurate and timely delivery of information resources to attorneys and clients.
• Recommends the acquisition of resources to enhance and maintain the library collection and services.
• Participates in library training programs for attorneys and staff.
• Assists in the development of library policies and procedures.
• Supervises library operations in absence of Library Manager.
• Performs general library duties and participates in special projects as needed.
Essential Competencies:
• Works proactively with the Library Manager and with other departments of the Firm.
• Maintains active lines of communication within and between departments to share knowledge and support collaborative efforts, organizational change and goal achievement.
• Organizes and prioritizes assignments and contributes to the department’s ability to meet or exceed goals and standards.
• Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments affecting the department and the Firm.
• Uses innovative thinking and exercises sound judgment to achieve results.

Senior Librarian: Job Description

Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an A.L.A.-accredited library school or equivalent experience.
• Minimum of two years’ research experience in a law firm or corporate library.
• Expertise with computer-based research tools, including but not limited to: Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Practical Law, Cheetah, Lexis Search Advantage, Lex Machina, Intelligize, Capital IQ, PACER, Courthouse News Service, HeinOnline and more.
• Experience managing integrated library systems and performing and managing all aspects of technical services.
• Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
• Practical working knowledge of Knowledge Management methods and best practices is preferred
• Strong overall technical aptitude including knowledge of integrated library systems, online research services, e-mail and all MS Office applications.
• Proven ability to set priorities and complete diverse assignments on a timely basis.
• Superior oral and written communication skills.
Physical Requirements:
• Must have minimal physical mobility. Position may occasionally require standing, walking, reaching, and lifting up to 15 pounds.
• Must have the ability to operate equipment such as a computer and copy machine.
• Must have the ability to communicate clearly and to read and follow detailed instructions.
• Must have the ability to prepare assorted documents and other related materials.
• Must have the ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines.

 

Application Link

Posted 11/4/2021

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Research Analyst – Goodwin Procter

posted 10/21/2021

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Research & Knowledge Analysts – Skadden

Skadden is seeking Research & Knowledge Analysts to assist with global information services. There are multiple shifts available:

Monday-Friday, 1-9 ET, 12-8 CT, or 10-6 PT, based out of New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Los Angeles, Palo Alto or Wilmington. This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model, depending on location.

This position will be responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the Firm. Analyzes legal, corporate and general resources and communicates findings in a clear and concise manner. Coordinates current awareness alerts. Works with Knowledge Strategy Counsel to develop and maintain selected practice area databases and websites. Assists with the evaluation and recommendation of new information resources.
• Supports research and Knowledge Management (KM) initiatives for Firm attorneys and staff across the globe, incorporating new technology.
• Performs cost efficient ready reference and in-depth research on legal, corporate and other topics using online and print resources.
• Uses question and answer skills to conduct effective reference interviews.
• Distills research results into clear and concise reports of findings.
• Creates and maintains alert services that identify matters of interest to attorneys, as well as existing and potential clients.
• Works independently and with the Knowledge Strategy (KS) team and selected practice areas to choose, collect, organize, maintain, and update content for practice area websites and databases.
• Provides attorneys with access to and encourages the effective use of internal and external knowledge resources.
• Disseminates knowledge resources via Firm wide intranet and databases to attorneys.
• Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KS websites and databases.
• Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KS initiatives and to solicit their participation.
• Provides full service research and KM support if working remotely from the office.
• Assists with evaluating new and updated versions of information resources, online and print sources, and recommends beneficial information sources for the Firm.
• Develops information network within and outside the Firm.
• Develops subject guides, tip sheets and training materials as department needs and resources change.
• Monitors email on firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours and coordinates with staff in NY and other offices to complete pending requests.
• Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of research and KM requests.
• Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
• Manages Firm resources responsibly.
• Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
• Assists other department staff members when needed.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
• Proficient in using computer-based research tools: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Intelligize, Practical Law, Fastcase, PLI, Capital IQ, Deal Point Data, CCH Cheetah and more
• Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
• Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
• Demonstrates close attention to detail
• Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor and prioritizes a highly positive, customer-service approach
• Proven ability in using web page editors
• Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
• Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
• Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
• Flexibility to travel
• Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

  • Experience/Education
    • Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum of four years)
    • Minimum of two years’ experience conducting research in a legal or corporate information center

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories). For more information, please visit Skadden.com/careers

 

Posted 10/12/2021

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LAW LIBRARIAN – PT (Sign-on Bonus)!!! – Accufile

 

Accufile, the market leader in on-site and virtual information and research management solutions, is hiring several part-time Law librarians for work in the Boston area. The right candidates will be experienced Law Librarians looking for permanent, part-time positions.

 

**SIGN-ON BONUS**

 

Core responsibilities:

  • Provide in-depth legal and business research services to attorneys and staff using both print and online resources;
  • Set up alerts for staff to provide current awareness;
  • Manage all areas of the firm’s collection
  • Provide library outreach, training and orientation programs to attorneys and staff;
  • Library administrative functions to include; monitoring vendor contracts, managing library annual budget, reports, acquisitions. Maintaining library memberships and passwords;
  • Library operational functions to include rectifying and processing vendor invoices payments, interlibrary loan duties, checking in library material in firms ILS, maintaining library intranet page, overseeing appropriate staff to   perform some daily library duties.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Masters of Library Science or equivalent degree
  • 3+ years of law library experience
  • Strong knowledge of integrated library systems, research databases such as Westlaw, Lexis and Cheetah, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to think critically and creatively as regards library services
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage diverse projects

 

Accufile offers competitive compensation and benefits package.

 

To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to Karen Gatteny at jobs@accufile.com.

Posted 8/2/2021

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Temporary Law Librarian (full-time)

Northeastern University School of Law Library

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Northeastern University Law Library has an opening for a temporary law librarian. This position would start Monday August 2nd, with a possibility to negotiate a later start date. The position duration would range between six and twelve months.

The Law Library is a center for research, study and community. Law Librarians are critical to the function of the Law Library and provide training and assistance with online and print resources, instructional services (both one-offs and semester long) and research help to faculty, students and staff.

This professional librarian must possess a Masters of Library and Information Science degree or substantial progress toward completion of this degree; or a J.D. Law library experience is particularly desirable, although we will train the right candidate. Teaching experience is also a plus, since it would be ideal for this librarian to teach a 1 credit Legal Research Workshop class in the Fall Semester. Mentorship and materials from previous classes and training are provided. The candidate should enjoy working with a diverse population and possess excellent public services skills. Excellent research, reference, writing, word-processing and bibliographic skills are required. Basic Excel skills are also required or the willingness to complete training tutorials to get up to speed for research projects. A sense of humor is essential. We need a responsible, motivated, creative team player who is also able to work independently. You must enjoy completing a variety of tasks.

The candidate is expected to work in-person. The library is staffed in-person and remotely, with drop-in, email, telephone and chat research help available Monday-Friday 8:30 – 5:00 p.m.

$25.00 – $30.00 per hour, based on experience and qualifications; paid sick time; no other benefits

This is a full-time position (25 – 40 hours/week). Occasional evenings and weekends may be required to meet programming needs.

Interested candidates should submit a pdf format cover letter, resume, and the names of two references in a single document to:

s.persons@northeastern.edu

Sharon Persons, Director of the Law Library

Northeastern University School of Law

416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02131, 617-373-3883

posted 7/20/2021

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