Steptoe, an Am100 law firm, is seeking an experienced Research Analyst to join its DC Office’s Research & Information Services Department. This position will be responsible for providing sophisticated research and reference services to support the firm’s attorneys and staff. The position will be engaged in legal research--statutory, regulatory and case law-- and non-legal research, including corporate and factual background investigations. This position will be responsible for analyzing and summarizing findings and delivering well-targeted results. The position will also be engaged in current awareness and monitoring projects, training programs, and knowledge initiatives. We are seeking a professional with excellent communication skills, a strong client service orientation, intellectual curiosity, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Candidates must demonstrate expertise with legal information sources and a wide variety of interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary materials. Mastery of Microsoft Office applications is required. At least three years of previous experience in a legal research setting (law firm, academic, court or corporate information center) is also required, as is a JD or MLS or equivalent degree. Some evening or weekend hours may be required.
About Steptoe & Johnson LLP
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. The firm is particularly noted for its capabilities in: white-collar defense and other government investigations and enforcement including anti-corruption and economic sanctions, fraud, money laundering, criminal antitrust, and tax investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions; high-stakes litigation particularly involving complex commercial claims and cross-border disputes; patent and technology litigation especially life sciences, trade secrets, and Section 337 claims and controversies arising from disruptive technologies; preventive international corporate compliance particularly FCPA/anti-corruption, economic sanctions/export controls, national and cybersecurity, including program development and implementation, transaction counseling, and internal investigations; and challenging regulatory issues before the US government particularly agencies addressing energy, transportation, telecommunications, te...chnology, the Internet, and the environment, as well as regulatory matters in Brussels, London, and Beijing. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington.