Research Librarian (Law Firm) – Nationwide

Position: Research Librarian – Intellectual Property
Location: Foley & Lardner, LLP – Nationwide

Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

Foley & Lardner, an international law firm passionate about innovation and taking care of our people, is seeking an IP Research Librarian to join the team. We take pride in being consistently recognized, not only for our innovation, but providing high quality service to our clients and infusing diversity and teamwork throughout our organization. Join forward-looking professionals working together every day to make a difference and help our clients and communities. Foley additionally offers a competitive and extensive benefits and compensation package designed to meet your needs.

The IP Research Librarian is primarily responsible for providing professional research services, specifically regarding Intellectual Property online research needs of the legal staff to support all practice groups by execution of comprehensive database searchers, expanding knowledge of IP and legal database resources, and utilizing emerging tools and technologies. This person will collaborate with team members to monitor Research & Information Services (RIS) requests and communicate with staff in order to help manage departmental workflow across the firm. Through professional development and current research they will continue to gain knowledge of current online resources.


Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in a Library or Legal setting which includes experience working with Intellectual Property
Knowledgeable of science and/or technology research concepts and resources
Experience with complex online research and general databases
Proficiency with MS Office
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
Master’s degree in Library Information Services (MSLIS) is a plus

To submit an application, learn more information, or pass onto professional contacts please go to Foley’s Careers page under Professional Staff at

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 3647