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Research Specialist

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Nelson Mullins
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
17 days ago


Nelson Mullins is seeking a Research Specialist to join its Research & Information Services (RIS) team.  This position, eligible to be based in any of our 26 offices with the option to work a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule, will provide legal and non-legal research services and analysis to all Nelson Mullins attorneys and staff.  The successful candidate will be a highly skilled researcher, able to work cooperatively with the full RIS team.  Additionally, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, a commitment to providing high-quality work product, and customer-oriented service.

  • Perform complex legal and business research
  • Analyze and communicate findings in a clear and concise manner
  • Serve as a Research Specialist liaison to a number of practice teams
  • Monitor current industry and legal developments for the practice teams and inform attorneys of important events through emails, or other appropriate means
  • Critically evaluate and recommend legal and business information resources
  • Stay abreast of developing technologies and issues impacting law firms and information providers.
  • Utilize a centralized workflow tool to provide expert research and consultative services to attorneys and staff.
  • Provide support on other projects or duties as assigned.


  • Master’s Degree in Library/Information Services and/or a J.D. Degree.
  • 4 years’ experience conducting research, ideally in large law firms and preferably experience with corporate/M&A research.
  • Experience performing extensive research using tools (such as Bloomberg Law, Westlaw Edge and Lexis Plus, and specialized tools such as CapIQ, VitalLaw, Intelligize, Clarivate, Pitchbook, etc.
  • Good research skills required to conduct research on a variety of legal and business topics 
  • Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact regularly with attorneys, clients and staff
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently and rearrange priorities as workload dictates

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60894167
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States
    Columbia, South Carolina, United States
    Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
    Orlando, Florida, United States
    Any City Where Nelson Mullins Has An Office., United States
  • Position Title: Research Specialist
  • Company Name: Nelson Mullins
  • Discipline: Legal Support
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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