Arnold & Porter
Remote, United States
(remote)
Spotlight Preferred
30+ days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Discipline
Legal Support

Description

The Research Services Department (formerly the Library) of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Legislative Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. This position may work 100% virtual/remote in a firm approved U.S. state but must be able to work 9am to 6pm ET Monday through Friday.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, paralegals, and administrative personnel in all Arnold & Porter offices. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing legislative and regulatory reference and research services in all jurisdictions and across a wide range of subject areas using a variety of print and electronic resources, including free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business, and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites. 
  • Providing legislative and regulatory tracking services by developing requests and monitoring results. Creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds by combining expert knowledge of one or more legislative subject areas with knowledge of methods for organizing, accessing, and disseminating information.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in legislative and regulatory research and other select subjects and industries. 
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Helping plan, developing tools and documentation, and participating in orientation and training sessions.
  • Maintaining awareness of new products, research tools and emerging technologies relevant to legislative research services.  
  • Promoting the services of the department firmwide.
  • Participating in, or leading, special projects as assigned.


 
Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, government or history major preferred; Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an accredited university.
  • Extensive State and Federal legislative and regulatory research experience; law firm experience strongly preferred. 
  • Highly developed understanding of the federal legislative process and knowledge of government documents and sources including the networks, protocols, and procedures of Capitol Hill.
  • Superior ability to analyze information and evaluate new research products meant for legislative/ regulatory research.
  • Working knowledge of legal research methods, and the ability to assess and utilize the best, most cost-effective and efficient research tools.
  • Ability to master new research tools in an expedited timeframe.
  • Expertise in using computer-based research tools: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Government, Politico Pro, VitalLaw, HeinOnline, and ProQuest.
  • Thorough competency with relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong collaboration skills along with the ability to manage multiple and complex research projects - often on tight deadlines - maintaining attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.


The anticipated base salary for this position is $72,000 to $95,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy and childbirth (including breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. For purposes of the firm's Anti-discrimination, Anti-harassment and Affirmative Action Policies, the term "race" includes, without limitation, traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as braids, locks, and twists.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.



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