Research Librarian (Hybrid) - Williams & Connolly LLP - Washington, D.C.

  • 17 Feb 2023 9:48 AM
    Message # 13101534


    Williams & Connolly LLP is currently seeking a Research Librarian.  Under the direction of the Director of Library Services and Head of Research, the Research Librarian position has primary responsibilities for, but are not limited to:

    • Perform cost efficient research over a wide range of topics including: legal, legislative, business, intellectual property, public records, news, medical, and social media;
    • Work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize requests as needed;
    • Assist with the training of attorneys and staff on effective use of research databases;
    • Knowledge and proficiency of legal sources including research databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, BLAW, Accurint, PACER and the Internet;
    • Knowledge and proficiency with Library related systems; and
    • Knowledge and proficiency with federal and state legislative history and research.


    Successful candidate must be highly service-oriented with the ability to interact regularly with attorneys and staff.  They should possess strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, as well as the ability to multi-task.  Ability to adapt and to learn new databases, sources, and skills are a must.  The ideal candidate is required to have a minimum of:

    • Minimum 2 years library experience in a legal setting or professional services firm;
    • Proficiency with applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and EXCEL;
    • Proficiency with library software;
    • Ability to lift & carry 15 lbs.

    After successfully completing the introductory period, the candidate will be eligible to work the department’s approved hybrid schedule.

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