Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.
The Librarian/Research & Intelligence Analyst position is responsible for assisting attorneys and staff with in-depth research and document retrievals to support the firm’s global practice.
Conducts efficient and cost-effective transactional research support to attorneys and Firm personnel using the most appropriate online and print sources to deliver results in a concise, objective, and meaningful way.
Proactively engages with attorneys and others to conduct reference interviews to enable strategic research support.
Conducts research orientations and trainings, both live and virtually
Collaborates with department team members on projects, including the support and maintenance of department and other SharePoint pages.
Performs both complex research and supports large research projects, as assigned.
Proficiently utilizes both legal and non-legal firm resources.
Keeps up to date on changes and developments in information resources and develops knowledge of unique search strategies for each.
Recognizes the value of professional networking and actively participates in professional associations and online communities.
Participate in rotating evening and weekend coverage.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledgeable across multiple transactional practice areas.
Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities.
Proficient in searching major legal research resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, Refinitiv, D&B, Capital IQ, and the various SEC filings search resources.
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite products and SharePoint.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong inter-personal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Process-oriented with great attention to detail and technical acuity.
Superior organizational skills, unflagging attention to detail, and demonstrated commitment to the accuracy and completeness of information.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years research experience preferably in a law firm or corporate environment.
Bachelor's degree required
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science preferred
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