One Position: Washington, DC

Position: Senior Research Analyst
Location: O’Melveny & Myers LLP

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O’Melveny is actively seeking for a Senior Research Analyst to support our Washington, DC office. This position can be based out of any one of our US offices.

The primary function of this position is to provide research support for attorneys, paralegals and members of support departments, both in support of our clients and firm administrative functions. This includes locating information and documents from publicly available sources, internal information sources and subscription services at the request of attorneys or staff. Under the direction of the Research Manager, this position will be responsible for handling requests from the local office as well as requests that are submitted to the virtual research system from other offices. The position will handle standard research requests, including ready reference requests, monitoring and providing information alerts to attorneys and staff, expert witness research, docket and case research and analytics research. In addition, this position will be responsible for handling local technical services functions, such as processing invoices, receiving new items and library maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Research Manager, the following functions will be performed:
Perform ready reference research at the request of attorneys or staff
Using various electronic or print resources, respond to research requests from DC attorneys and staff as well as requests submitted from all other offices to the virtual research system.
Monitor various legal, industry, client or subject topics to provide attorneys and staff with current developments, and activities.
Provide alerts on various legal, industry, client or subject topics to patrons.
Assist Electronic Resources staff with password and access management for electronic resources.
Work with the Electronic Resources staff and other librarians to test and evaluate new electronic products
Work with attorneys and staff to train them on electronic resources and to support them in the user of electronic resources
Work with the Electronic Resources staff and other librarians in developing training or marketing material for Library resources
This position may be responsible for handling some local library administrative issues.
Provide interlibrary loan support for the office


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Masters Degree in Library Science or related degree is required.
Four years research experience in a legal environment is preferred.
Experience with standard legal resources, such as Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, WK Cheetah, Pacer and other related subscription services.
Demonstrated experience with databases, software applications and integrated library systems.
Ability to work under time constraints and in a high-pressure environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to accuracy and detail.
Keen interest in technology and innovation.
Strong organization skills, adept at multi-tasking and prioritization.
Service-oriented, team player, with initiative and problem-solving abilities.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at Response will be given to candidates who closely meet our qualifications. EOE M/F/D/V. No phone inquiries, please