Research & Knowledge Analyst - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a Research & Knowledge Analyst to join a prominent law firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  The Research & Knowledge Analyst will play an integral role in helping the firm provide high-quality research and knowledge management and works on an alternating schedule.   This is a full-time position offering competitive salary and benefits in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the firm. 
  • Analyzes legal, corporate and general resources and communicates findings in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Helps plan and implement department outreach, training and orientation programs. 
  • Assists with the evaluation and recommendation of new information resources. 
  • Supports research and Knowledge Management initiatives for firm attorneys and staff across the globe, incorporating new technology. 
  • Performs ready reference and in-depth research on legal, corporate and other topics using online and print resources. 
  • Distills research results into clear and concise reports of findings.
  • Creates and maintains new business alert services that identify matters of interest to existing and potential clients. 
  • Creates and maintains current awareness alert services. 
  • Works independently and with the Knowledge Strategy (KS) team and selected practice areas to choose, collect, organize, maintain, and update content for practice area websites and databases. 
  • Provides attorneys with access to and encourages the effective use of internal and external knowledge resources. 
  • Disseminates knowledge resources via firm-wide intranet and databases to attorneys. 
  • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KS websites and databases.
  • Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KS initiatives and to solicit their participation.
  • Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of research requests. 
 
Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum of eight years) and
  • Minimum of two years research experience in a law firm or corporate library.
  • Expertise in using computer-based research tools including but not limited to: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Intelligize, Securities Mosaic, Practical Law, Fastcase, PLI, Capital IQ, Deal Point Data. 
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems. 
  • Proven ability in using web page editors. 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities.

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.

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