Nelson Mullins, an AmLaw 100 law firm, seeks a Research Specialist with 3-5 years of experience to work in one of our following locations: Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Charleston, SC; Charlotte, NC; Columbia, SC; Nashville, TN; or Raleigh, NC.
The Research Specialist provides expert and in-depth research services to all attorneys, legal staff, administrators and others firm-wide. The Research Specialist must be able to quickly evaluate research inquiries to determine the best methods and resources necessary to complete each request.
Reference and Research
Conduct all facets of legal and non-legal research using appropriate print and on-line sources.
Conduct in-depth research on and analysis of companies, industries, markets and competitors and compile answers and communicate research findings in a clear and concise manner.
Evaluate new products as necessary and make recommendations for the purchase of resources based on practice areas and business development needs and cost.
Keep abreast of developments in research and competitive intelligence services and resources.
Technology and Training
Assist with the development of orientation and training materials.
Participate in formal orientation and training
Conduct on-demand training in the use of print or electronic resources.
Maintain proficiency in Firm technologies including document management system, password and research management tools and other applications.
Recommend and post content to the Intranet and library portal.
Participate in, or lead, special projects as assigned.
Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
Master’s Degree in Library/Information Services
3 years’ experience conducting research, preferably in a large law firm.
Experience with research tools Westlaw Next, Lexis Advance, and specialized tools such as CapIQ, Cheetah, Intelligize, BGov, Monitor Suite, Pitchbook, Bloomberg Law, etc.
Good research skills required to conduct research on a variety of legal and business topics
Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact regularly with attorneys and staff
Strong service orientation and ability to work with teams.
Ability to prioritize requests, work quickly and efficiently and rearrange priorities as workload dictates
About Nelson Mullins
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP offers the strength and resources of attorneys and professional staff experienced in a range of services. Our attorneys provide advice and counsel in litigation, corporate, economic development, securities, finance, intellectual property, government relations, regulatory, and other needs of clients ranging from private individuals to large businesses, including many publicly held companies.