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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Any US Office - Hybrid or Remote, United States
17 days ago
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Any US Office - Hybrid or Remote, United States
17 days ago
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Any US Office - Hybrid or Remote, United States
17 days ago
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Any US Office - Hybrid Or Remote, United States
17 days ago

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Research Specialist
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Location: Any US Office – Hybrid or Remote
Job#026REM/MO

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case by case basis).

Are you looking for a challenging and significant way to contribute the success of a firm? Do you have a Masters degree in library or information science and two or more years of law firm or corporate research experience? This may be the job you for you!  Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Research Specialist to work with our Research & Information Services team.

Where will I work?  This position is eligible for a hybrid or fully remote work arrangement.  We welcome applications from candidates nationwide, however, location in any of the following Orrick markets (Austin; Boston; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Menlo Park; Orange County, Portland, Sacramento; San Francisco; Santa Monica, Seattle, Washington DC or Wheeling, WV) is considered a plus. 

The preferred shift for this position is 10:00 am - 6:30 pm PST (alternative hours would be considered for ideal candidate).

What Will You Do? As a Research Specialist at Orrick, you will provide extensive legal and non-legal research and support services to attorneys, paralegals, BD, and all levels of staff. Bringing business research or competitive intelligence experience to this position is strongly desired, in addition to, significant substantive knowledge and specialization in your area of expertise. This opportunity will allow you to work closely with practice area team members and build positive relationships throughout the firm. In this role, you will:

  • Perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to providing extensive legal, business and general research assistance.
  • Initiate and monitor alerts from various databases and provide client development research support.
  • Conduct industry specific research including complex SEC filings searches, M&A and public offering transaction screens and emerging and venture-backed company research.
  • Maintain internal datasets for business development outreach and tracking purposes and support attorneys and staff by providing training on the use of print and electronic resources.
  • Build curated newsletters covering various industries, practice areas, and breaking legal topics and industry trends.
  • Assist with literature searches for attorney presentations and written articles.
  • Participate in collection development activities including the evaluation of new databases, websites and print materials.
  • Assist with evaluating, selecting and maintaining the firm's intranet research collections.
  • Participate in opportunities to maintain your personal professional knowledge from attending educational events to participating in professional societies.


Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in library/information science (from ALA accredited school).
  • Two or more years of relevant law firm or corporate research experience


Additional Knowledge and Experience

  • You should have a working knowledge of legal and business databases such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law, as well as other major subject specific resources and specialty products, such as Capital IQ, PitchBook, CB Insights and other business resources.
  • You will possess effective communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability in interact with all levels of personnel within a law firm.
  • You will demonstrate a high level of initiative and independent thinking; plus the ability to work effectively under pressure and to sort priorities with minimum level of direct supervision.
  • And finally, we are looking for someone who will demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility, and a positive attitude and has a consistent track record of working in a collaborative environment.


Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.  Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company*.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

Colorado Residents Only:  Please use the following link for information required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/026REM

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 63034228
  • Location:
    Any US Office - Hybrid Or Remote, United States
  • Position Title: Research Specialist
  • Company Name For Job: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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