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Research Analyst - Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells is looking for a Research Analyst to join our busy and collaborative team.     This role will be hybrid and based in one of our US offices. Research Analyst reports to the Research Services Manager based in Washington, D.C.

Research Services team forms part of the Knowledge function. The team supports the firm’s excellence in service delivery and quality, and continues to support the efficiency and effectiveness of our lawyers. The team are always abreast of the latest legal and business news and their experience enables them to add valuable commercial context to research requests.


  • Provide high quality substantive research and reference assistance to attorneys using a range of legal, business and news online and print resources.
  • Deliver research skills, orientation and database training as required to lawyers and business services teams.
  • Ability to conduct legislative and regulatory research tasks across multiple practice areas
  • Act as a practice research liaison for one or more practice groups.  Work closely with Knowledge Lawyers where applicable to provide orientations and training, promote and raise awareness of research tools and services.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the available resources online and in print.  Stay aware of new products in the research space, working to advance the firm's innovation in the use of AI legal research tools.
  • Maintain research guides across subject areas to support attorneys and publicize research tools.
  • Share knowledge and learning with colleagues in the US and global team and within internal knowledge solutions such as team wikis and knowledge databases.
  • Participate and promote current awareness provision for attorneys and business services as required; utilize team resources to identify and deliver alerting solutions.
  • Participate in the identification and review, trial/pilot, training and marketing of research products to lawyers;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with lawyers and business services members at all levels of the business to promote the Research Services team.
  • All members of the firm are expected to participate in our Global Citizenship program.
  • Submit daily timekeeping reports with reference to client, business development and other administrative matters. 
  • Meet or exceed billable hour requirements as established annually.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous law firm library experience in a research capacity
  • Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited school preferred;
  • An understanding of the legal market and business landscape preferred, in particular a familiarity with emerging technologies and an appreciation for the changing role of research and legal information in the digital age;
  • Knowledge and search experience on a range of legal and business research databases and resources, their functionality and content.
  • Substantial experience with legislative and regulatory tracking tools such as Congressional Quarterly/Fiscal Note preferred.


  • A lateral thinker who is resourceful and flexible with an inquiring mind;
  • A strong customer service focus and high client care standards;
  • Excellent team player – collaborative and accountable;
  • Strong intellectual capacity with the ability to apply new ideas. 
  • Organized with the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple competing demands.
  • Resilient, adaptable, innovative and forward thinking; agile and able to move quickly with the changing needs of the firm;
  • Professional, positive, self-motivated, disciplined and pro-active.
  • Able to work independently following appropriate instruction and to take responsibility for the work product delivered.
  • Confident to interact professionally with a broad range of people, including attorneys and members of Business Services of varying levels.
  • Confident about building relationships and functioning within a dispersed and truly global team.


Core Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm. Must be flexible to work additional hours.

This job description sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position and may be changed from time to time as shall be determined. 

Hogan Lovells is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

Please apply at https://hoganlovells.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Search/job/Research-Analyst_R245839-1


Reference and Data Services Librarian - Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Position Type:          Full Time
                                    Hybrid Scheduled
Location:                   Washington DC
Salary Range:            $48.08/hour - $57.70/hour*

*The salary range is the one that Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The salary range does not guarantee, obligate, nor set expectations of an applicant’s wage in the event of hire.  The posted range is only one component of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP’s Total Rewards package.

The Reference and Data Services Librarian is the Firm’s primary resource for reference assistance and research on specific legal issues and business research. The Reference and Data Services Librarian will maintain the Intranet.

Job Functions & Responsibilities

  •  Reference assistance and retrieval – responding to attorney and staff inquiries for quick information and document delivery.
  • Legal research – providing in-depth research and analysis on discrete legal issues upon request from attorneys.
  • Business research – examining corporate information and transactional data to support due diligence questions concerning companies and their operation.
  • Legislative and regulatory history – compiling official and media background information for statutes and regulations, usually preliminary to outsourcing a full history.
  • Resource assistance – identifying resources and developing research strategies for associates, staff attorneys, summer associates, fellows and paralegals.
  • Public records research – locating people, assets and personal histories in party, witness and expert searches.
  • Competitive intelligence – compiling and analyzing corporate and personal data for potential clients and opposing parties in consideration of new matters and requests for proposals; similar research for potential lateral hires.
  • Current awareness – supporting attorneys and the practice development department with litigation spotting, issue tracking and case monitoring using automated and conventional resources.
  • Designing and maintaining the library intranet pages and other tools to facilitate research, retrieval and current awareness among all personnel.
  • Needs assessment – working with practice group leaders to identify information and service needs, evaluate potential new resources, and assess existing holdings.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Computer, telephone, copier, scanner, projector, book cart.

 Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Masters in library science from an ALA-accredited program or comparable degree.
  • Legal research and database skills including Westlaw Precision, Lexis+, Lex Machina, Bloomberglaw, Lexis Intelligize, VitalLaw, Checkpoint, S&P Capital IQ, HeinOnline, and others.
  • Minimum of three years professional experience in user services in a law firm library setting.
  • Fluency in computer-assisted research concepts and demonstrated facility in electronic research including legal, scientific, business and public records databases.
  • Strong organizational skills, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in webpage design and content management.
  • Experience with word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.
  • Strong user-service orientation.
  • Flexibility, composure and the ability to prioritize and handle many urgent tasks and requests simultaneously with a high level of competence and accuracy; the ability to remain composed and professional under stressful circumstances.
  • Ability to work independently on focused projects.
  • Willingness to work with Library staff as a cohesive team and with other Firm personnel to deliver consistently high-quality information services.
  • Ability for critical thinking and complex problem solving.
  • Ability to adapt and apply new technologies and workflows.
  • Excellent critical thinking and complex problem solving skills.
  • Basic troubleshooting skills with common IT issues involving access to databases and online content.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure; evidence of ability to initiate and carry projects through to completion and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, creative and highly organized individual with strong attention to details.
  • Strong customer service orientation and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Must be willing and available to work some evenings and weekends, as necessary to complete tasks.

Physical Demands

  • Writing, typing, reading, speaking, hearing, seeing, sitting, bending, reaching, lifting up to 25 lbs

Working Conditions

  • Quiet office environment in a high-rise building, seated the majority of the time.

Direct Reports

  • None


  • Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Being resilient: Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Drives results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Situational adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

The Reference and Data Services Librarian role is an amazing opportunity available on our team of professionals at Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP! We offer competitive pay, benefits and an opportunity to make an impact in today’s world.

To view the entire job description and apply: https://mto.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MTO_Careers/details/Reference-and-Data-Services-Librarian_REQ0052


Senior Digital Solutions Analyst - Venable LLP


Hybrid (3 days a week in office)

Office locations: New York, Baltimore, Washington DC, Los Angeles


You’re looking for a change, and so are we. At Venable, we know that every new hire brings valuable experience, new perspectives, and a chance to raise the bar on our approach to digital research solutions. That’s why we’re looking for a Sr. Digital Solutions Analyst to help us maintain the firm's 200+ premium electronic resource research resources and vendor accounts.


The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Maintaining the firm's electronic information subscriptions, ensuring appropriate access for attorneys and staff; Assisting with the renewal lifecycle of electronic resources, including subscriptions, databases and e-journals.
  • Collecting and analyzing usage data of digital resources, generating reports to inform collection development decisions and optimize resource allocation.
  • Ensuring that appropriate authentication methods are enabled, including IP and password authentication, SAML, and API technology, in compliance with associated licensing agreements.
  • Providing data analytics and visualizations to assist with resource assessment, strategic planning, and development.
  • Assisting the RKS team with identifying and implementing relevant technology, including discoverability, data delivery/integration, and workflow solutions.
  • Collaborating with vendors and publishers to acquire, license, and evaluate digital content, ensuring alignment with the firm's guidelines and budget.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of marketing and outreach initiatives to promote awareness and usage of digital library resources; Managing links and content on RKS's homepage.

 The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Master's degree in Library Science/Information Science or equivalent degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in a similar role required.
  • Demonstrates a strong command of technology, including proficiency with databases, software applications, and online searching.
  • Familiarity with electronic resources and research services, including library resource monitoring systems.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in spreadsheets, data analysis tools, and a strong attention to detail in maintaining accurate records and providing comprehensive reports.
  • Exhibits strong organizational and project management skills, prioritizing tasks effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills for providing effective user support and training.

Investing your time and talents is no small matter—we know that superior service to our clients starts with an investment in you. Our competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and programs that support our employees’ well-being, families, and futures reflect our pride in our people.  From our analysts to our senior partners, Venable prioritizes the whole person in order to cultivate the most successful of relationships.


View the full job description and apply at: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?d=ExternalCareerSite&_icx=v02S8bRqI04mNcvlnKYEQmCf08WKQR0WrNzG3MlFf70QEf%2FL%2F1GZ3M%2FwV1Y29XYhoiC&c=1171451&_dissimuloSSO=8O2tZVoY3hI:97PKzYNOdGI2uaxZHpF_2wsybQk#/


Senior Manager of Digital Resources- Crowell & Moring LLP

Join the Research Services team at Crowell & Moring LLP!  This role is hybrid and based in our Washington, DC office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the team in online resource management, including the review of new online resources, product demos, product comparison & selection, licensing, implementation, onboarding, outreach, resolution of technical issues, budget planning and controls, and continual support of online research resources.
  • Provides strategic and operational direction for the management of library resources and technical services.
  • Oversees department communication and outreach to attorneys and professional staff while implementing proactive engagement strategies.
  • Establishes regular reporting on usage and adoption for internal stakeholders.
  • Continuously assesses resources to meet business and practice needs.
  • Leads resource management and technical services projects in collaboration with other members of the library team including library space planning and execution.
  • Collaborates with and support the Director in contract negotiations and managing strategic vendor relations.
  • Assists with long-range planning, project identification, and implementation.
  • Sets goals and objectives and formulate metrics to measure success and communicate them to staff and the firm at large.
  • Works with the Manager of Electronic Resources to maintain and enhance the library portal site, communication materials, and training sources.
  • Supports and leads department in resolving requests from attorneys and professional staff.
  • Acquires and maintains knowledge of relevant legal research products and legal industry landscape.
  • Implements reporting system for attorneys and practice groups on relevant subscription and budgetary intelligence.
  • Fosters teamwork, stimulates cross-functional collaboration, and views issues from a department-wide and firm-wide perspective.
  • Manages professional staff involved in acquisitions, technical services, and resource management.
  • Oversees firmwide resource management system (Onelog) and department ticketing system (Quest).
  • Coordinates regularly with firm departments such as Information Services, Innovation, Practice Management, Business Development, and Practice Groups.
  • Performs other special projects or duties as needed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and with others, in a cooperative, enthusiastic and friendly manner to accomplish position functions and participate in team efforts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of legal and non-legal research databases.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing, on a prepared and extemporaneous basis.
  • Ability to effectively bridge communication between technical personnel, vendors, and users.
  • Superior technology skills with a curiosity and aptitude for new technology.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information from a variety of sources, apply critical and creative thinking to draw conclusions or develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to research new ideas, develop creative solutions in areas where little guidance is available, integrate competing views or approaches into a successful strategy or broad plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements.
  • Ability to travel to other offices as needed.


The position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Information Studies. Related degree and/or comparable experience will be considered.


The position requires a minimum seven (7) years of experience, during which knowledge, skills and abilities applicable to the position were demonstrated.  Previous law firm, legal research, and/or technical background desired. 

Additional Information

Crowell & Moring LLP offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes progressive options such as back up child care, wellness programs, cultural events and social activities. We take great pride in our positive, friendly culture that rewards hard work and success, at the same time recognizing the importance of family and community service.

Apply at this link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/CrowellMoring/743999970577588-senior-manager-of-digital-resources?trid=81a27abc-8939-4e5e-a3c3-8f89b42e93fc


Research Analyst - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a Research Analyst to provide general and specialized research services to the firm’s lawyers and staff.  The position is located in Washington, DC.

This position reports into our Regional Director of Research Services and offers a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Performs in-depth legal, corporate, financial and/or general research for lawyers, staff, and clients by utilizing the appropriate mix of the firm’s wide range of external and internal legal, business, and news resources.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the scope, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness of the firm’s various research resources and selects the most relevant tools for any given request.
  • Presents and packages research findings clearly and concisely.
  • Monitors daily news, legislative and regulatory developments as required.
  • Keeps up with new developments, technologies, innovations, and products in the fields of legal and business research.
  • Evaluates new research resources and tools.
  • Conducts training on research resources and research techniques.
  • Works with subject matter experts and members of the Research Services Training Team to create training guides and subject- and task- specific Intranet research resource pages.
  • Participates in team initiatives to promote research resources, tools, and services.

Experience and preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree (MS) in Information or Library Science (ALA accredited preferred), and either a minimum of 2+ years’ experience, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be proficient in Lexis, Westlaw, and a wide range of other standard and specialized legal and business research platforms, as well as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

 See the full job description and apply at: https://morganlewis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/morganlewis/job/Research-Analyst_R2878

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