Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Research Librarian to join our Global Research & Library team on an alternative schedule working from 12:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The position can be located in either downtown Los Angeles, Century City, Costa Mesa or North San Diego County.
In this role, you will join a hardworking, dynamic and virtual team in providing legal, business, and general information research to attorneys, paralegals and staff using a variety of resources.
A key to Latham’s success and our continued ability to deliver the highest quality service to our clients is our “one-firm” culture – a spirit of teamwork and shared commitment to quality across our offices worldwide that has long distinguished Latham from other law firms.
Join our team if you:
Enjoy conducting domestic and international legal and non-legal research
Are able to compile and organize results into a coherent, focused collection of information.
Are willing to build upon and share your experience in using available resources
Knowledge of print and electronic legal and non-legal research resources
Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
Strong all-round knowledge of Microsoft products
The ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion
The Research Librarian will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.
A bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s of Library Science (MLS) is preferred. A Master’s degree in another specialty may be considered in lieu of the MLS. A minimum of three (3) years of research experience in a law firm library may be substituted for the Master’s degree.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to click the Apply Now link.
Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.
Latham & Watkins LLP will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.
For information regarding family care and medical leave (CFRA), click here.
About Latham & Watkins
Founded in 1934, Latham & Watkins is a full-service global law firm with more than 2,000 lawyers in its offices in the world's major financial, business and regulatory centers. The founders of Latham & Watkins instilled an ethic of hard work, commitment and quality that flourishes today and has nurtured the firm's growth into one of the world's premier business law firms. With that growth, we have built internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, corporate, litigation and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering. Our lawyers, paralegals and professional staff throughout the world comprise a rich mixture of men and women of different races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, cultures and primary languages. We are strengthened enormously by this diversity, and our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity enables us to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to recruit and retain the best lawyers and create one of the world's leading law firms.