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Senior Legal & Research Knowledge Manager (aka Senior Law Librarian)

D3 Legal Search, LLC

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted November 16, 2021.

Senior Law Librarian – Large Law Firm – 100% Remote Position

Firm’s Los Angeles office is seeking a Research & Knowledge Analyst to assist with global information services. This is a full time position, and the hours are 1 pm-9pm PST, Monday-Friday. This position offers a hybrid work model or can be fully remote with occasional on-site experiences at our Los Angeles location.

This is a demanding role in a fast-paced environment and requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, creative problem solving, and the ability to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines. This individual contributes to Knowledge Management (KM) initiatives and supports the research needs of attorneys and staff in all offices of the Firm. Essential requirements include database experience with a range of practice areas, including but not limited to: M&A, capital markets and litigation.

    • 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, supporting all practice areas of the Firm.
    • Uses question and answer skills to conduct effective reference interviews.
    • Distills research results into clear and concise reports of findings.
    • Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of research requests.
    • Provides full service research and KM support if working remotely from the office.
    • Monitors email on firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours, and coordinates with staff in other offices to complete pending requests.
    • Assists with department outreach, training and orientation programs.
    • Develops subject guides, tip sheets and training materials as Department needs and resources change.
    • Creates and maintains custom information reports and new business alert services that identify matters of interest to existing and potential clients.
    • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KM websites and databases.
    • Works independently and with the KM team and selected practice areas to choose, collect, organize, maintain, and update content for practice area websites and databases.
    • Helps facilitate access to and encourages the effective use of internal and external knowledge resources.
    • Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KM initiatives and to solicit their participation.
    • Evaluates new and updated versions of information resources, and recommends beneficial information sources for the Firm.
    • Develops information network within and outside the Firm.
    • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Experience with M&A, capital markets and litigation research.
  • Expertise with computer-based research tools, including but not limited to: Lexis Advance, Westlaw Edge, Bloomberg Terminal, Bloomberg Law, Practical Law, FactSet, Cheetah, Intelligize, Deal Point Data, S&P Capital IQ, PACER, Courthouse News Service, Accurint, HeinOnline and more.
  • Fundamental understanding of legal concepts and industry trends.
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., MS Office), with the ability to learn new applications.
  • Experience or educational background in Knowledge Management and the application of information technology to knowledge sharing.
  • Proven ability in using web page editors.

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum of four years); and
  • Minimum of two years’ research experience in a law firm or corporate library.