Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Research Librarian-Americas

    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 Research Librarian will provide complex business and legal research services to the firm’s attorneys and supporting administration as part of an overall Americas Library & 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 news aggregators and business intelligence research. The ability to communicate and synthesize research by providing a written summary of findings as required.
    • Complex familiarity with a rich array of electronic content resources including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Eikon, Mergermarket and CapIQ.
    • Participate in the design and delivery of resource of just in time learning videos, training programs for new joiners, associates, paralegals, practice development specialists and Global Library & Information Services colleagues as required.
    • Participate in professional associations for personal and professional growth and to promote strong law firm library relationships.
    • Additional responsibilities include working group projects, intranet content updates and extended hours based on required deliverables. 


    • B.A. and MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution required
    • JD from an ABA accredited institution and second language proficiency preferred 
    • 3-6 years AMLAW 100 law firm or Content Provider Account Management
    • Expert proficiency with online case law research and business databases
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills and communication skills
    • Presentation skills- electronic content learning
    • 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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