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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Library in New York, New York

Under the direction of the Practice Resource Manager, the Practice Resource Specialist–Corporate works in a collaborative team environment maintaining the integrity of data in all systems and assisting corporate attorneys on special projects and day-to-day functions related to practice area databases.

  • Responsible for tracking the Firm’s transactional matters (e.g., Banking & Credit, Capital Markets, M&A), entering and updating relevant information in the databases;

  • Coordinates with other Practice Resource specialists, attorneys and administrative staff to gather, maintain, update and export information in the databases;

  • Completes questionnaires for completed transactions to be input into the database;

  • Maintains completeness and integrity of the databases by performing research, processing data changes/ updates, proofreading content for accuracy and performing cleanup data tasks in a timely fashion;

  • Maintains physical files accurately — includes filing prospectuses and other offering materials;

  • Completes requests from attorneys for precedents in a timely and accurate manner from various databases and physical files;

  • Works closely with the Business Development department providing information related to the Firm’s closed transactions and used in submissions to legal ranking publications, attorney biographies and other marketing materials;

  • Develops and designs databases (additional projects);

  • Distributes reports regularly to Associates, Partners and other departments;

  • Transports documents to the Duplicating, Mailroom/Messenger or other Firm departments as required;

  • Works with various software to prepare spreadsheets, reports and presentations;

  • Works on updating and maintaining internal website for Corporate practice groups and departments;

  • Possesses a thorough understanding of Firm databases and software packages, as well as various third-party hosted databases;

  • Assists with communication and training efforts related to the practice area databases awareness and effective use; and

  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required;

  • 1+ years of Corporate Paralegal experience preferred;

  • High level of comfort with various computer programs (i.e. Word, Access, Excel or similar programs). Experience and aptitude with manipulating programs and databases;

  • Strong client service skills, with the ability to promptly respond to incoming requests with a high quality professionalism with all patrons;

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;

  • Able to obtain and administer accurate information;

  • The ability to solve problems relating to both technical issues and situations involving the coordination of lawyers and staff from different administrative departments;

  • Able to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time;

  • Must accurately record information in a neat and detailed manner;

  • Able to work smoothly with co-workers;

  • Must be detail oriented;

  • Sound judgment and ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion;

  • Able to take and follow instructions, as well as, delegate tasks to others; and

  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Department Name for Display: Library

External Company Name: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Post End Date: 5/31/2021