Research Librarian - Latham & Watkins LLP - Washington, D.C.

  • 15 Aug 2022 10:09 AM
    Message # 12883987
    Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Research Librarian to join our dynamic team in Washington, D.C.

    About Latham & Watkins
    Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world.  The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

    About the role
    As a Research Librarian you will be responsible for providing research services involving legal, business, and general information sources to attorneys, paralegals and staff using a variety of research tools. Other key responsibilities include:

    • Conducting domestic and international legal and non-legal research utilizing appropriate tools.
    • Compiling and organizing data from research projects into actionable results.
    • Promoting awareness and point of need training about research resources to end users.
    • Monitoring current legal and industry legal developments for practice groups and informing attorneys of important events through alerts, newsletters and other means.

    About you
    We’d love to hear from you if you:

    • Intellectually curious and have a passion for research and problem-solving.
    • Proficient in litigation and transactional research.
    • Collaborative and enjoy working as part of a team.

    And have:

    • Research experience in a law firm or other professional service entity desired.

    Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

    • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
    • A generous 401k plan
    • At least 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
    • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
    • Professional Development programs
    • Employee discounts
    • And more!

    Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

    Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

    Latham & Watkins LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.  Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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