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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

F/T - Business Info Specialist - Kenyon and Kenyon (NYC)

Title:  Business Information Specialist
Organization:  Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
Location: New York, NY
Kenyon & Kenyon LLP is a challenging and dynamic place to work, and our secretarial and administrative staff are integral to the success of our firm. The firm's knowledgeable staff assists the attorneys in successfully meeting our clients' needs. We offer opportunities for growth and advancement, and encourage career development for all secretarial and administrative employees.
Kenyon also maintains three separate groups of paralegals to assist attorneys with litigation, patent prosecution and trademark/copyright prosecution. Most of these applicants are recruited with agency assistance, internal referral and/or through the Internet.
Kenyon offers a competitive compensation benefits program, which includes a complete health package and an array of benefits that help our employees manage their professional careers as well as their family commitments.

Job Description:
Kenyon’s New York office is seeking a Business Information Specialist who will provide research support for legal and administrative staff in a busy Intellectual Property practice. The ideal candidate will be comfortable partnering with the Director of Library Services to analyze the current budget and also test new electronic resources as they become available.  This individual must also have the ability to distill and present the research work product, and work on other projects, as necessary.
The Business Information Specialist must have experience with legal, business and patent databases, including BloombergLaw, Thompson Innovation, CourtLink, Dun & Bradstreet, LEXIS/NEXIS and WESTLAW.  The candidate must also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and HTML, be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and possess excellent organizational skills, have the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment, and must be able to meet deadlines. The ideal candidate has a master's degree in Library Sciences, or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution with three (3) years experience.  Previous law firm experience preferred, but not required.  
To Apply:
 Interested applicants should send cover letters and resumes to