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Monday, March 5, 2012

F/T - Research Librarian - Goodwin Procter, LLP

Research Librarian
Goodwin Procter LLP
Goodwin Procter is one of the nation’s leading law firms, with offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. We are a hard-driving, entrepreneurial and dynamic group, working tenaciously for clients whose problems and challenges we treat as our own.  This position will be located in the firm’s New York office and will cover the hours from 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM EST with an occasional need to work 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST.
Location: New York, NY
The research librarian will provide advanced legal and business research to members of the firm, conduct both formal and informal research instruction,  participate in attorney and staff orientation and conduct other projects as required.  

Job & Educational Requirements:     
A qualified candidate should have an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, minimum 5 years experience as a research librarian in a professional services firm, demonstrated knowledge of legal and business research sources and experience conducting IP, securities, mergers and acquisitions and other business related research. Candidate should be customer-service oriented, have the ability to work quickly with attention to detail, provide high quality work product and be able to work as a member of a virtual and centralized research team. A forward-thinking  approach to providing research in a fast-paced organization is a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Sharepoint and web development helpful. Demonstrated success and experience performing research in professional services firm can be substituted for the MLS degree.
Goodwin Procter, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.
Leigh E. Parker HR Generalist
Goodwin Procter
901 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001 T: 202-346-4149 F: 202-346-4444