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Friday, April 24, 2015

F/T - Reference Librarian, Clifford Chance LLP (NY)

 Clifford Chance LLP in NYC is seeking a full-time Reference Librarian.

Job Title:
Reference Librarian (Full-time)
New York
Department/Practice Area:
Library Services
Work Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Reports to:
Senior Reference Librarian

Provide high-level legal and non-legal research and reference services to attorneys, paralegals, and Business Services staff.


  • Perform statutory, administrative and case law research for various jurisdictions
  • Search online and print secondary sources for guidance on a broad range of topics
  • Search for precedent SEC disclosures, including registration statements, M&A agreements, and periodic reports
  • Research trends in capital markets and M&A transactions across various industries and geographies
  • Gather company intelligence materials, including company reports, news stories, and executive bios
  • Assemble legislative and regulatory history documents
  • Retrieve cases, statutes, regulations, articles and other citations as requested
  • Create alerts to track news, legal and regulatory developments
  • Establishes and maintains vendor relationships by organizing training sessions, evaluating new services and providing informed assessments while contracts are being negotiated.

  • MLS or MLIS degree required or strongly preferred

  • Minimum of  3 years of reference experience in law library setting

  • Broad knowledge of legal and business reference materials in online and print formats

  • Strong research and database skills, including proficiency in searching Lexis, WestlawNext, Business Law Research (Westlaw Business), and CCH IntelliConnect

  • Ability to prioritize and work efficiently under pressure

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

  • Resourceful, proactive approach

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • MS Office Suite

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, with 36 offices in 26 countries and some 3,400 legal advisers.  A single partnership, the firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the four key markets of the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and in the six core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax, pensions and employment; and litigation and dispute resolution.

It has been and continues to be the Firm’s policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, or any other status protected by law.

If you have any difficulty using our online system, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department regarding your interest in applying for employment.

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