Fisher Phillips, a national employment and labor law firm, is seeking a Research & Training Librarian. The location of this position is flexible and may be located in one of the Firm's West coast offices. With over 330 attorneys in 33 offices nationwide, our range of experience and expertise enables us to bring efficient and practical solutions to today's labor and employment law problems. For more information about the firm, please visit us at our website at www.fisherphillips.com.
We are seeking a creative, resourceful and experienced professional librarian to conduct legal and business research in support of the firm's clients. This position reports to the Director of Research & Knowledge Services.
Conducts legal and non-legal research using print and online products, saving time and money by selecting the most cost-effective resources.
Monitors news/trends and prepares current awareness alerts for attorneys and practice groups on legal, business and industry developments.
Maintains multiple databases, including the online catalog, and contributes relevant materials to the document management system.
Provides training assistance to attorneys and paralegals in use of the firm's library collection and commercial research database.
Prepares written orientation materials, bibliographies, and guides for library use.
Stays current and updates Library Director on new library services trends.
Available to attend local librarian events and conferences, upon request.
Willing to take on new task associated with emerging responsibilities as determined by the Director of Research & Knowledge Services.
Skills and Abilities
Minimum MLIS or MLS
3-5 years of law firms of corporate library experience
Proficient in Lexis or Westlaw, and Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of general library practices and procedures
Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively
Experience in teaching end users to effectively utilize print and online resources
Detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects
Strong customer service focus
Preferred background with Labor & Employment resources
No relocation costs. Principals only; no calls please.
Fisher Phillips is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service obligations or other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
The application link will direct you to our Los Angeles application process. In your cover letter, please indicate the Fisher Phillips West Coast office for which you would like to be considered.
Fisher & Phillips LLP, is an Am Law 200 midtown Atlanta based labor and employment firm with multiple offices across the US. The library is seeking a creative, resourceful and experienced professional librarian to conduct legal and business research in support of the firm’s clients. 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.