Nelson Mullins is seeking a Research Specialist to join its growing
Research & Information Services (RIS) team to provide legal and
non-legal research services and analysis across a range of practice
areas. This position is eligible for a hybrid or fully remote work
arrangement, based on location. We welcome applicants nationwide, but
preference will be given to candidates able to provide support for our
West coast offices past 5:30 PM ET.
A Day in the Life
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, a
commitment to providing high-quality work product, and customer-oriented
service as well as the ability to work cooperatively with the full RIS
team to accomplish the following:
* Provide accurate research and reference assistance to attorneys in
all practice areas in a timely and cost-effective manner.
* Analyze and communicate findings in a clear and concise manner
* Serve as a Research Specialist liaison to a number of practice teams
* Monitor current industry and legal developments for the practice
teams and inform attorneys of important events through appropriate means
* Critically evaluate and recommend legal and business information
* Stay abreast of developing technologies and issues impacting law
firms and information providers.
* Utilize a centralized workflow tool to provide expert research and
consultative services to attorneys and staff.
* Provide support on other projects or duties as assigned.
We Know You
To be considered for this role you must have a Master’s Degree in
Library/Information Services and/or a J.D. Degree and at least 4 years
of experiences conducting research within a large law firm. You must
have the ability to conduct research on a variety of legal and business
topics. This position will require extensive use of research tools that
include Bloomberg Law, Westlaw Edge and Lexis Plus.
In addition, expert level attention to detail and organization skills
will be a necessity to carry out the responsibility of this job in a
professional manner. You must be able to work in a fast-paced
environment with tight deadlines and the ability to deal with
unscheduled events that may require changing priorities with little
notice. In this role you must be able to collaborate with attorneys,
paralegals, law clerks, and administrative assistants while managing the
various personalities and expectations.
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