Jackson Lewis P.C., a nationwide law firm of more than 850 attorneys specializing in Employment and Labor law on behalf of management, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Research Specialist to join its staff of KM/Information professionals in a centralized Reference program.
Duties and responsibilities:
Conduct in-depth legal, business, and financial research independently and in a team environment for attorneys, paralegals and staff throughout all offices of the Firm;
Use appropriate online and print research resources to provide excellent practice support in a timely and cost-effective manner;
Utilize project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines;
Serve as KM/Info Liaison to several of the firm’s Practice and Industry Groups in order to assist with each group’s broad structure and content-related needs.
Skills and educational requirements:
Master of Library and Information Science degree from accredited institution;
At least two years of Reference experience in law firm library or equivalent;
Thorough knowledge of electronic legal and business products;
Ability to work well both independently and as part of remote team;
Able to perform at high level under pressure with minimal supervision;
Exceptional critical thinking skills and attention to detail;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
General understanding of databases and MS Office applications.
Experience with labor and employment law is a plus.
Jackson Lewis is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of practice areas provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship.