Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community. We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration.
The firm is seeking a savvy and dynamic Corporate Research Analyst with excellent analytical skills, to support the firm’s robust Corporate Department. The Corporate Research Analyst in the Knowledge Management Services (KMS) Department reports directly to the Research Manager. This position is responsible for assisting the Corporate Research team in providing in-depth M&A, capital markets, business and competitive intelligence research to support the firm’s global law firm practice. The individual in this position will have the opportunity to liaise with lawyers, legal assistants, and Business Development personnel at all levels within the firm, to advance the firm’s research and knowledge management initiatives.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provides customized corporate research, specifically M&A related, services to all attorneys, legal assistants, and Business Development group.
Possesses excellent analytical skills to provide pin-pointed work product that is responsive to the need of our lawyers and clients.
Utilizes appropriate fee based, print and online resources in the areas of law and business to provide excellent practice support in a timely and cost effective manner.
Uses project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.
Publishes curated current awareness content to keep corporate practice groups in the know.
Manages digital content for practice specific intranet research pages.
Assists with other research tasks and projects as required.
The ideal candidate will understand the information needs of attorneys in a high pressure, high profile practice. Possesses a strong knowledge of M&A precedent research. Attention to detail is critical and the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision is essential.
5 years + experience at an AmLaw 50 law library or equivalent.
Proficiency with Securities Mosaic, Intelligize, Bloomberg, CIQ, Preqin, Factset, , Thomson Eikon, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, etc.
M.L.S. from an ALA accredited program and/or JD or MBA preferred.
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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
212.909.6033 (fax) 212.909.7388 (TTY only)
About Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, an AmLaw 50 international law firm with over 650 attorneys, is one of the leading law firms in the country. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community. We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified employees will receive equal consideration for promotions and transfers without regard to regard to race, creed, color, sex/gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital or family status, alienage or citizenship status, veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic, status, or condition legally protected in accordance with U.S. law.