The global law firm of K&L Gates is seeking a Legal & Business Research Analyst to join its Pittsburgh office. The Legal and Business Research Analyst will provide legal and non-legal research services, analysis and training instruction to all K&L Gates’ lawyers and staff.
This position is part of the Library & Research Services team, situated in multiple offices, and works collaboratively to serve lawyers and staff across K&L Gates’ global platform. This position reports directly to the Manager, Library & Research Services in our Pittsburgh office, with additional oversight and advisement provided by the Manager, Reference & Research Services in our Seattle office.
Provide expert research and consultative services via a centralized workflow tool to lawyers and staff across multiple time zones.
Conduct online legal and business research using resources including, but not limited to, Lexis, Westlaw, WK Cheetah, Bloomberg Law and Capital IQ/Hoovers.
Prepare and deliver instruction on research methods and resources to lawyers and staff on-demand, virtually, and in scheduled live sessions.
Actively liaise and communicate with selected practice and industry groups to develop subject expertise and facilitate better and more proactive service delivery.
Participate in available professional development opportunities and remain current on technological, professional and industry developments in librarianship.
Present clear, readily digestible results, responsive to the question(s) asked, and in a timely manner.
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED
Qualified applicants should have a Master’s degree in library or information science, preferably with course work in law librarianship, and/or a J.D. degree.
Demonstrated working knowledge of legal research methods and all of the research tools to which the Library & Research Services department team has access to.
Successful candidates will have an outstanding customer service orientation and strong oral and written communication skills.
Must have strong collaboration skills, and the ability to manage multiple and complex research projects, often on tight deadlines, while maintaining a fine attention to detail.
Internal Number: 7152
About K&L Gates LLP
K&L Gates LLP delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis, with more than 2,000 lawyers located in 47 cities across five continents. Positioned at strategic intersections of the global economy, K&L Gates has one of the largest contingents of lawyers and offices across the United States of any law firm and strong local presence in key capital cities and world commercial and financial centers. The firm’s extensive latticework of lawyers, practices, and offices - more than 300 lawyers in Europe’s largest economies and one of the largest international practices in Asia among US law firms - creates a worldwide network to serve clients’ growing international needs, with lawyers counseling clients on their most sophisticated legal challenges in all areas of corporate and regulatory law and litigation.