Librarian/Research & Intelligence Analyst Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Houston, TX

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Description/Job Summary

The Librarian/Research & Intelligence Analyst position is responsible for assisting attorneys and staff with in-depth research and document retrievals to support the firm’s global practice.Responsibilities/Duties

  • Conducts efficient and cost-effective transactional research support to attorneys and Firm personnel using the most appropriate online and print sources to deliver results in a concise, objective, and meaningful way.
  • Proactively engages with attorneys and others to conduct reference interviews to enable strategic research support.
  • Conducts research orientations and trainings, both live and virtually
  • Collaborates with department team members on projects, including the support and maintenance of department and other SharePoint pages.
  • Performs both complex research and supports large research projects, as assigned.
  • Proficiently utilizes both legal and non-legal firm resources.
  • Keeps up to date on changes and developments in information resources and develops knowledge of unique search strategies for each.
  • Recognizes the value of professional networking and actively participates in professional associations and online communities.
  • Participate in rotating evening and weekend coverage.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Knowledgeable across multiple transactional practice areas.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities.
  • Proficient in searching major legal research resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, Refinitiv, D&B, Capital IQ, and the various SEC filings search resources.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite products and SharePoint.
  • Customer-service oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Process-oriented with great attention to detail and technical acuity.
  • Superior organizational skills, unflagging attention to detail, and demonstrated commitment to the accuracy and completeness of information.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years research experience preferably in a law firm or corporate environment.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Education

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science preferred


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