Ogletree Deakins has the opportunity for a Legal Researcher to join the firm’s expanding Knowledge Management Department in one of our Firm's United State's offices. Under supervision and in a team environment the Legal Researcher will perform legal and business research to support the firm needs, and assist users in the selection and use of print and electronic research tools.
Successful job applicants will be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Provides research services for the firm’s attorneys and staff including quick reference and in-depth research on legal issues, litigation, and business and corporate information.
Proficient in research using Lexis Advance, Westlaw, BNA, CCH, PACER, and other electronic resources.
Performs union, judge, arbitrator, mediator, and traditional labor research, using internal and external specialty databases.
Uses resources in compliance with firm policies.
Evaluates research results and creates value-added research products including executive summaries and special reports.
Assists users in the selection and use of print and electronic research tools, and provide training including cost-effective research techniques.
Monitors online databases and other resources for practice-specific information.
Accurately records billable and non-billable research time, in accordance with firm policy.
Participates in professional development through internal and external training and involvement in professional associations.
MLS or equivalent.
1+ years of professional law firm library or equivalent experience or 5+ years paraprofessional law library experience.
Proficiency in use of Westlaw, Lexis, BNA, CCH, Hein, Hoovers, Monitor Suite, Accurint, TLO, SMI, and other library research resources.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and Document Management System.
Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.
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Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 53 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related matters. The firm has more than 750 lawyers located in 48 offices across the United States, in Europe and in Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a Law Firm of the Year four consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2015, the publication named Ogletree Deakins it “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law – Management category. In addition to handling labor and employment matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.