Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP is a mid-sized Chicago Loop law firm seeking a librarian for the role of Research Analyst to join its Library team. The Research Analyst will report to the Library Manager and will work closely with attorneys, paralegals, marketing, administration, and staff. The Research Analyst is responsible for performing a wide range of legal and business research tasks across civil practice areas such as Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Executive Compensation, Tax, Estate Planning, Insurance, Environmental, and Real Estate. The successful candidate will have strong written and communication skills who is comfortable working with patrons both one-on-one and in larger groups.
This position will be the point person for competitive intelligence and business development research for the firm. The library provides detailed competitive intelligence reports, customized for the requesting individual to support business development, client pitches, industry analysis, and marketing events. The ideal candidate will be skilled at synthesizing the research to compose and professionally present concise analysis of complex matters, adapting to the practice area and requester’s needs.
While the library’s Research Analysts provide support across all practice areas, each individual is assigned specific practice areas to manage those groups’ alerts, training, and advanced projects. This position will be assigned Real Estate, Real Estate Tax, Tax, Estate Planning, and Bankruptcy.
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Please include a cover letter and resume. Additionally, if not already included on your resume, please provide a list of research databases, current awareness tools or information aggregation services (i.e. Newsdesk or Manzama), and any desktop or web-based applications (such as Microsoft Excel or SharePoint) with which you are proficient.