Nelson Mullins, an AmLaw 100 law firm, seeks a full time Research Specialist – Training and Research. Under the immediate supervision of the Library Services Manager, the Research Specialist is responsible for responding to user requests for all types of assistance and is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys, and staff. The Research Specialist will also assist with developing and implementing a training plan for attorneys, paralegals and other staff.
This position is open to all Nelson Mullins offices, with a preference for the following offices: Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; and Washington D.C.
Conduct high-level, customizable research in legal, business, and other subjects using appropriate print or electronic resources.
Coordinate library services in assigned offices, including pro-actively interacting with attorneys and staff to establish strong working relationships to identify information needs
Provide on-boarding orientation and training to attorneys and paralegals in assigned offices.
Coordinate vendor-provided education firm-wide and align training with the Library training plan.
Work closely with the Manager of Library Services to ensure marketing of research products to attorneys and staff.
Maintain awareness of current legal and business research materials, techniques, and fundamental technological skills and resources.
Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.
Experience with creating Competitive Intelligence Reports is a plus.
Working knowledge of electronic research tools (Hoovers, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, Lex Machina, Lexis, Monitor Suite, Westlaw, etc.), Microsoft Office and ability to learn quickly and utilize additional software applications.
Knowledge of federal government legislative research resources such as CQ and Bloomberg Gov is a plus.
Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and communication skills both oral and written. Maintain effective relationships with attorneys, staff and vendors.
Strong customer client service delivery and commitment to being part of an integrated team.
Advanced degree required. Master of Library Science, MBA or JD preferred
Minimum of 4 years law firm experience, preferably in a research setting.