Document Retrieval Specialist

Business Administration/Management
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The DLA Piper Business Operations Center LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP, is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Document Retrieval Specialist and interested in supporting our Research & Knowledge Services department, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Tampa office. Your standard work schedule will be 7:30 am - 4:00 pm.

The research team, staffed by research analysts with advanced degrees, provides in-depth and actionable results to our lawyers for both current and prospective clients. We use cutting-edge technology, including analytics, AI, and Legal Lean workflow initiatives, to curate and deliver essential information and insights, on demand and cost efficiently to our lawyers.

Our teams offers a collegial, fast-paced and challenging environment, continuous career growth and access to the most innovative knowledge resources and platforms. The effectiveness of our work is immediate and clear. Researchers will swiftly see how their work enhances our business development and contributes to the success of the firm.

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • up to 1 year of library experience at an AmLaw 100 firm or Fortune 500 Company
  • Experience with reference tracking software, integrated library systems and online research tools (e.g. Westlaw, LexisNexis, Quest)
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational and attention-to-detail skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Working knowledge of law library resources, fundamentals, and procedures

What will your day look like?
You will support DLA Piper’s Research and Knowledge Services department with all endeavors related to data and document retrieval requests from attorneys and staff members. This will include retrieving case files, newly filed complaints, docket sheets, specified fillings from court dockets, US patents, SEC EDGAR filings, judicial profiles and assorted cited references. Your research will aim to provide high-quality submissions that highlight pertinent information and statistics to be captured in the firm’s reference tracking system.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.