For Administrative Staff


Reference Librarian

Location: New York

Description

Summary

Provides outstanding research assistance to lawyers and legal assistants. The hours for this position are 11 AM - 7 PM.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides research assistance on complex reference subjects to all library clients using print, electronic & other sources.

  • Supports lawyers in utilizing the collection of desktop research tools.

  • Supplemental duties can include arranging interlibrary loans, compiling legislative histories and Knowledge Management initiatives.

In addition, responsibilities related to maintaining firm and client information are to be adhered to by all employees. This includes complying with the firm’s information security policies, protecting firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference, and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management.

Education and/or Experience

MLS required.

Law library reference experience required.

Excellent research skills, including proficiency in Westlaw, Lexis, BloombergLaw, Bloomberg, Intelliconnect, Intelligize, ThomsonOne and PACER. Knowledge of practice specific databases such as SNL, MergerMetrics, Chapter11Dockets etc. is a plus.

Superior interpersonal, communication, and research skills.  Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task and work collaboratively and effectively in a fast paced, challenging environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





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