• Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID 2018-1737
    Practice Assistants
  • Overview

    The Washington, D.C. office of a national, Am Law 100 law firm seeks a Research Analyst to work with attorneys in its school and college law practice. The Research Analyst will utilize a broad range of skills to meet the needs of the Firm and its nonprofit and education clients. Nelson Mullins’ School and College Law Practice Team is one of the largest higher education practices in the United States. The attorneys in the firm have represented over 350 boards of trustees, university presidents, and other nonprofit CEOS.


    The ideal candidate is a recent graduate from an accredited 4 year college or university who is considering law school or wants to learn more about the legal profession and is interested in working for 2 years.



    • Design and conduct compensation studies that utilize statistical analyses and evaluate the salary, bonuses, and benefits earned by nonprofit executives.
    • Under the guidance of Nelson Mullins senior partners, the Research Analyst will gain exposure to the intricacies of contract negotiation and various other legal issues related to executive employment in education.
    • Monitor industry trends and assist with creating marketing materials.
    • Assist attorneys and senior professionals in the preparation of materials for client meetings, speeches, and conferences.
    • Attend client meetings with senior attorneys.
    • Assume additional responsibilities as needed.


    • Bachelor’s degree required. Courses in quantitative and qualitative research, survey research, statistics, and/or the social sciences helpful.
    • Working knowledge of basic statistical methods and data analysis.
    • Strong ability to extract and analyze data; aptitude for data collection, numbers and attention to detail.
    • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks with changing and often competing deadlines.
    • Strong written, verbal and quantitative skills are essential.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Energetic, enthusiastic and a positive attitude are a must.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to work overtime when necessary.


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