Senior Research Librarian

New York, NY


Responsible for advanced legal and business research with heavy focus in corporate transactional and securities areas; and participation in the coordination of research services and training of associates.


  • Serves as a member on the global research team as a senior corporate transaction/securities research specialist and performs comprehensive legal and business research across domestic and foreign jurisdictions.
  • Executes often complex legal and non-legal research using online and print resources.
  • Assists attorneys, law clerks, paralegals, and staff in all offices with research queries, current awareness monitoring, and research strategy.
  • Collaborates with senior library staff regarding coordination and performance of library research services across all offices.
  • Coordinates research workflow in the absence of the Research Manager, Library. Uses workflow software to track and manage research requests.
  • Coordinates and/or conducts library research orientations, resource training programs, and prepares guides, videos, and training documents as needed.
  • Supports and develops the library’s Intranet resources for all firm offices including development of guides to the library’s collection and subject bibliographies on topics of current interest.
  • Participates in ongoing content and usage analysis of electronic and print resources with eye toward providing targeted resources and research efficiencies.
  • Assists with projects to increase the accessibility, utilization, and discovery of research resources.
  • Stays current on technological developments relating to online research and applications and best practices relevant to providing highly responsive research services.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required. MLS from an accredited graduate program and/or JD from an accredited law school strongly preferred. Minimum 5 years work experience as research librarian in an Am Law 100 firm or similar environment.
  • Strong knowledge of M&A precedent research. Demonstrated experience working with transactional attorneys.
  • Advanced proficiency in Westlaw, Lexis, Intelligize, CIQ, FactSet, and other library online resources.
  • Strong service orientation and a history of developing effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information from a variety of sources, apply critical and creative thinking to draw conclusions or develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Expert user of Sitecore CMS, ECM,  Path Analyzer, Federated Experience Manager, Campaign Manager.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with technology and software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, data visualization tools (Tableau, SAS, etc.), CRM Tools (InterAction) and Adobe CS6.
  • Ability to quickly learn to use new and evolving products, tools and technologies to support the business.
The salary range for this role is $99,800 – $140,385, exempt. Compensation depends on experience and qualifications.



Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $99,800 - $140,385

Date Active: 2.10.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

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