DLA Piper is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills. If you are a highly talented Business & Legal Research Analyst interested in working closely with clients, attorneys and paralegals, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in the Washington, DC office. Your standard hours will be determined.
The Business & Legal Research Analyst position provides research expertise and analysis to lawyers, paralegals and staff. Candidates must be able to quickly evaluate all research inquiries to determine the best methods and resources necessary to complete each request. This position requires the ability to prioritize requests, analyze results, compile answers and communicate research findings in a clear and concise manner. The Business & Legal Research Analyst may perform training and conduct outreach activities at the local office level.
What will your day look like?
You will conduct research and/or fact-checking in a wide range of topical areas including, but not limited to, legal, business/corporate, patent and IP, public records, legislative history, medical and news/media. You will compile research results, summarize data and communicate methodology and results clearly. You will use critical thinking to analyze each request and identify the best research resources for efficient and cost-effective resolutions. You will work extensively with research staff, information technology, attorneys and administrative staff to maximize knowledge sharing and improve integration among information systems in the organization. You will conduct local office orientation for new hires and will assist with the training of attorneys and staff on the effective use of legal and business research resources.
You will also explain the operation of the research department and market library services and resources. You will participate in the regular review and evaluation of new and existing electronic resources, with an eye toward improved service and research efficiency. You will also demonstrate a commitment to continuing education by attending workshops and webinars for professional development and regularly review professional literature. You will align with specific practice groups to support their long-term goals, business development, competitive intelligence and resource needs.
We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.
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We are (DLA Piper) an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Agency applications will not be considered.