Research Specialist; Jackson Lewis LLP; Los Angeles

Jackson Lewis LLP – a nationwide law firm of 750 attorneys in 53 offices specializing in Employment and Labor law on behalf of management – has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Research Specialist to join its staff of Information/KM 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;
  • Provide orientation to attorneys and paralegals in local California office;
  • Analyze usage and cost-effectiveness of electronic services across all offices.

Skills and educational requirements:

  • Master of Library and Information Science degree from accredited institution;
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in law firm library or equivalent;
  • Particular expertise in California-specific research resources;
  • Proficiency in electronic legal and business resources, ECF/PACER, MS Office applications;
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of remote/centralized 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.

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.

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Representing management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation.

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