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Senior Research Analyst - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Law Firm

Under the direction of the Research Services Director, the Sr. Research Analyst performs research, reference and related services to support the informational needs of the firm and its clients. The Sr. Research Analyst is part of a team of research professionals and is based in our Washington, D.C. office This role also involves collaboration with other team members related to knowledge management initiatives meant to capture work product of high interest to various practice groups. This is a position requiring significant law firm experience in a research role.  

1. Performs all research required to assist lawyers and other firm personnel as well as external clients in obtaining information in support of the firm’s business. This includes undertaking complex research assignments requiring the utilization of specialized databases, legal and business information sources, web-based sites and print resources. 


2. In conjunction with the Sr. KM Litigation Attorney, collaborates with practice group leaders and other firm personnel to design or enhance KM systems and processes which meet the practice group’s needs and priorities. Maintains such systems as assigned. 


3. Markets and promotes awareness of Research and KM service offerings. Participates in the development of educational materials and leads instructional programs for lawyers and other firm personnel.


4. Oversees the maintenance of essential print resources as well as liaise with department team members regarding other resource management tasks.


5. Assists in the continual evaluation of new research applications to ensure that all of the firm’s information resources are geared towards efficiently and cost-effectively supporting the firm’s business. 


6. Works on special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


7. Accounts for billable time by submitting diaries on a regular basis.

 

 Education and/or Experience
1. M.L.S. from an accredited institution
2. A minimum of ten years’ research experience in a law firm setting.

Competencies

1. Upper margin research skills with detailed knowledge of case analytical tools, IP and litigation court filings and dockets as well as strong familiarity with legal and non-legal print and electronic research resources. 
2. The ability to think of creative solutions to novel or difficult research assignments.
3. Excellent written, verbal communication and customer service skills.
4. An effective collaborator with the ability to work well with staff at all levels of the firm. Self-starter with a strong time management skills so as to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently, many under tight deadlines.
5. Strong sense of urgency and professional dedication

Apply at this link: https://paulweiss.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000147&lang=en

 
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