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Sunday, December 13, 2009

F/T - Private Equity Information Specialist - Cleary Gottlieb

Title: Private Equity Information Specialist

Reports to: Private Equity Research Manager

General Description

The Private Equity Information Specialist will collect, catalog and monitor news, legal developments, firm expertise and transaction information and documents related to the private equity practice group through databases, web pages, document templates, samples, models and other systems developed as part of the firm?s knowledge management initiative.


Solicits and obtains information required to keep practice group databases up-to-date, inputs the data, and responds to attorney requests for ad hoc searches and reports
Develops and maintains precedents, model documents and forms
Posts and updates practice group content on the firm's intranet and wiki
Monitors and tracks new developments using internal and external data sources
Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualification/Skills:

Bachelor degree required. Masters in Library Science (MLS) preferred
One to three years of professional experience in a corporate information services environment required, law firm/financial services environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, writing, and problem solving skills
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Must be able to work overtime as needed
Ability to work well independently and also within a team environment
Confidence and ability to interact with attorneys at all levels

Willingness to accept a wide variety of tasks, ranging from clerical to intellectually demanding

Preferred Qualification/Skills:

General knowledge of business and the financial markets;
familiarity with Private Equity a plus
Familiarity with Thomson, Bloomberg and other financial databases

Experience creating and managing websites, ability to use web
development and web content publishing tools


Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is a leading U.S. and international
law firm that is widely recognized for its expertise in finance and
mergers and acquisitions and for its tax, regulatory and litigation
practice. The firm represents corporations, banks and other financial
institutions engaged in domestic and international business. The firm also represents sovereign governments and international organizations, as well
as individuals, trusts and nonprofit institutions. With more than 50 years of experience in the practice of law in the United States, Cleary Gottlieb has also established a compelling presence in the global marketplace. The
firm now has twelve offices located in New York, Washington, Paris,
Brussels, London, Rome, Hong Kong, Beijing, Milan, Moscow, Frankfurt and
Cologne. Drawing on the skill and knowledge of over 950 lawyers, the firm
has developed a fully integrated international practice that is able to
handle the most complex and important assignments for its clients anywhere in the world.


To be considered, please send cover letter, resume and salary expectation
to: While we would like to respond to all resumes, we
only contact those applicants we are interested in meeting.

All job applicants are considered for employment opportunities without
regard to race. color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a
qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected
veteran. Applicants who need an accommodation may request one by
contacting Nancy J. Roberts, Director of Administrative Personnel,, fax 212-298-0324 or by phone 212-225-3110.

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