Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Research Librarian

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP is an AMLAW 100 firm with offices located in 16 major financial centers around the world. The firm consists of approximately 1,200 lawyers from more than 50 countries who operate as a single integrated global partnership.


    The primary responsibility of this function is: Provide complex business and legal research services to the firm’s attorneys and supporting staff as part of an overall Americas Library and Research Services team.



    • Conduct in-depth research for a wide range of practice areas including capital markets, litigation, international arbitration, antitrust and mergers and acquisitions.
    • Familiarity with competitive intelligence research and the application of business intelligence as a strategy.
    • Analyze and synthesize research; provide a written summary of findings as required. 
    • Actively support a rich array of electronic content resources through the development of just-in-time videos, pathfinders and onsite learning delivery.
    • Contribute to the design and delivery of resource training programs conducted for new joiners, associates, paralegals, practice development specialists.
    • Participate in professional associations for personal and professional development and to promote strong law firm library relations. 
    • Additional responsibilities include working group projects and intranet content updates as required. 


    • Minimum Degree:
      • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution


    • Preferred Qualifications:
      • JD from an ABA accredited institution
      • Second language proficiency


    • 5-8 years’ experience. AMLAW 100 law firm or ABA accredited Law School Library
    • Expert proficiency with online case law research and business databases
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills and communication skills
    • Executive presence
    • Customer service focus
    • Critical thinking and problem solving
    • Ability to reimagine old models and test new methods
    • Adapt to a fast-paced environment by coordinating multiple tasks to completion while maintaining a professional demeanor


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