Research and Legislative Librarian

New York, New York Permanent USD90,000 - USD100,000 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 - fully remote role. 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 Research and Legislative Librarian, varied responsibilities include:

  • Run legal and legislative research in support of the firm's diverse practices, 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 and compliance research.
  • 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 Research and Legislative Librarian, the successful candidate will offer demonstrable experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's in Library Science (MLS/ MLIS) highly desirable.
  • 2+ years legal research analyst experience within a reputable law firm.
  • Skilled in using relevant databases: Bloomberg Law, CapitalIQ, Eikon, Factset, HeinOnline, VitalLaw, Intelligize, Lexis Advance, Westlaw, as well as other legislative, Securities & Exchange Commission and tax resources.
  • Knowledge of standard legal research and specialized sources.
  • Strong analysis and writing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent written communications.
  • Highly organized, strong team player.
  • Personable, pragmatic, delivery focused.
  • Must be able to work on a high volume of requests with confidence, sometimes at pace.

What's on Offer

The Research and Legislative Librarian will be well compensated:

  • Salary: $90,000 - $100,000 PA depending on experience and location
  • Extensive benefits package and training/ development/ career progression opportunities
  • Highly collaborative, supportive team
  • Fully remote role

Interviews commence mid-late March.

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

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Job summary

Sub Sector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Business Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
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Job Nature
Hybrid working