Legal Research Analyst - Citator

Careers at Bloomberg

Princeton, NJ

Posted Oct 7, 2016 - Requisition No. 53218

Bloomberg Law is dependent upon our legal research analysts to continue building excellent products. BLAW provides unique opportunities to allow legal professionals to explore a non-traditional path while using their legal skills in the workplace. In order to create a world class offering -- we need people like you!

BLAW is a dynamic group that produces and maintains various legal data collections and products that form the backbone of and legal content on the Bloomberg Professional.

The Citator team maintains, updates, and analyzes primary and secondary source materials. In this role, you will analyze court opinions and track the progression of cases through the legal system. You will analyze legal data and identify opportunities for maintenance and enhancements.

Our clients include attorneys, law firms, government, law librarians, paralegals, judges and law students. We have a diverse team consisting of legal professionals with various experiences, including those who have transitioned from traditional legal careers, those who have completed clerkships, as well those who decided to begin their careers in an alternative role.

Bloomberg Law offers a distinctive and prestigious alternative legal career which allows you to blend your passion for the law with technology, business, and data analysis. We are looking for creative and energetic individuals who are able to solve problems on a large scale while still maintaining their attention to detail.

What's in it for you:

  • Contribute to developing and maintaining the BLAW platform.
  • Work as a member of the team responsible for building and maintaining Citator, the legal research tool associated with the Bloomberg Law Product. Citator provides clients timely composite analysis and the ability to quickly determine the weight of authority of court opinions and their impact on other legal documents.
  • Benefit from Bloomberg's dynamic environment and contribute to creating new technology for the legal profession.

You will need to have:

  • Graduated with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Passed a state Bar examination and either have been admitted, or be pending admission.
  • Professional work experience in the legal field. Ideal candidates will have 1 to 3 years of professional work experience, including a judicial clerkship or extensive legal research and problem-solving experience.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal court structure and citation formats.
  • Familiarity with online legal research tools. Experience with the BLAW product is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel.

We'd love to see:

  • Journal, clerkship, and project management experience.
  • People who are comfortable with sharing ideas!
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Organized and flexible approach.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Does this sound like you?

Apply today! A Bloomberg recruiter will contact you if you are deemed a fit.

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