Research Analyst

Washington, District of Columbia Permanent USD90,000 - USD95,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join the highly collaborative and friendly Legal Research team!
  • International law firm offering great benefits, career growth & development.

About Our Client

Well regarded, internationally known, law firm based in their modern Washington DC office. Known for providing staff with career development and a comprehensive benefits package! Great personal development ethos and scope for career progression within this leading US law firm.

Job Description

As Legal Research Analyst, varied responsibilities include:

  • Run legal and legislative research in support of the firm's diverse practices, particularly their large Government Affairs Practice, ensuring that questions and projects are understood, best sources are consulted, and that research is conducted cost efficiently and effectively.
  • Perform non-legal, factual background research, particularly related to Capitol Hill Legislation - including corporations, industries, individuals, events in support of cases and firm matters.
  • Analyze research results and exercise professional judgment about relevance of research materials and their inclusion in the results delivered to requesting attorneys.
  • Communicating results in a concise and targeted response, appropriate to each request.
  • Participating in additional departmental initiatives: monitoring and current awareness service, training of Attorneys and staff, collection and database evaluation, and other special projects as needed.
  • Provide deliverables to clients, directly, on request, including newsletters and regular updates.
  • Able to work on projects independently and jointly, delegating secondary tasks to paraprofessionals, proactive in offering assistance and guidance to colleagues, following departmental protocols and policies.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

As Legal Research Analyst, the successful candidate will offer demonstrable experience:

  • Master's in Library Science.
  • JD preferred.
  • Knowledge of standard legal research and specialized sources.
  • Previous work in Government Affairs/ Capitol Hill law highly beneficial.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • 2+ years legal research analyst experience (preferably within a reputable law firm)
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent written communications.
  • Highly organized, strong team player.
  • Personable, pragmatic, delivery focused.
  • Must be able to work in the Washington DC office 2-3 days per week.

What's on Offer

The Legal Research Analyst will be well compensated:

  • Salary: $90,000 - $95,000 PA depending on experience and location
  • Extensive benefits package and training/ development/ career progression opportunities
  • Highly collaborative, supportive team
  • Hybrid working arrangement (2-3 days/ week in office)

Interviews commence mid-late February.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the US now and in the future.

Anna Jacobs
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Job summary

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Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Business Services
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Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
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Hybrid working