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Research Analyst

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Research Analyst
The candidate under the guidance of the Director of Research & Business Intelligence,will: Perform high quality legal and business research assistance for attorneys and staff; Develop and maintain knowledge of the firm’s available online and print research resources; Monitor and provide alerts on clients, industries, and legal topics; Work with other Research Analysts to provide quality coverage to all offices; Train attorneys and staff on cost-efficient use of electronic resources; Lead orientations of library services to new hires; Evaluate new products as necessary and make recommendations for the purchase of resources; Identify possible new acquisitions, changes to print needs, and assist with the maintenance of print collections.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. and/or MLS. 2+ years of law firm library experience is required. Must have proficiency in Westlaw/PLC, Lexis, Bloomberg/BNA, CCH, D&B/Hoover’s, Monitor Suite, PACER, TLO, and other library research resources. Should have proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to accuracy and detail.

Additional info

Ref - (1900003T)

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cozen O'Connor
One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Review:

"Inconsistent Firm Culture"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

The firm should seek to develop a more consistent culture between branches so that people are equally willing to transfer elsewhere - otherwise, they will not be motivated to work at the ones that are somewhat lacking in reputation. Make sure brand new physical office spaces have technology that's just as new, and that rising leaders are properly trained - make sure fundamentals are in place before big changes are made, basically.

Pros : Nice, pleasant physical space with good office perks. Benefits are decent. Some job tracks offer quite a bit of room for growth or to demonstrate leadership or autonomy.
Cons : Firm culture can really depend on your branch location - not necessarily a pro or a con, it just implies inconsistency. Lots of turnover in certain areas. Some technology seemed out of date. Training sometimes felt inadequate.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee