17 days old

Research Analyst

Palo Alto, California 94306
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  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Arnold & Porter is looking for a Research Analyst to work as part of an energetic, creative and service orientated team.  The Research Analyst is primarily responsible for responding to reference and research requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel firm-wide and also assists with current awareness monitoring, collection development and other department activities.  This position can be located in either the Firm’s San Francisco or Silicon Valley office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Performing legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites
• Working with designated practice groups to offer targeted research, training and product support and participating in collection development activities, reviewing materials and recommending changes
• Collaborating with Research Services colleagues in the US and abroad to provide research and support to all firm offices
• Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results
• Contributing to the development of content for the intranet


• MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
• Minimum of two years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
• Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, LexisAdvance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer and Bloomberg BNA .
• Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
• Strong client service orientation.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
• Able to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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Posted: 2019-01-28 Expires: 2019-02-27
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