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Competitive & Business Intelligence Research Specialist
The Am Law 200 law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has an opening for a Competitive & Business Intelligence Research Specialist in our Phoenix office. This position is a key member of the Library & Research Services team providing competitive intelligence and business development research firm-wide. The Competitive & Business Intelligence Research Specialist works directly and collaboratively with library staff, the firm's Client Relations department, attorneys, and administrative and legal staff.

Essential duties & responsibilities:


  • Conduct research with the strong ability to refine, organize, analyze, and deliver business intelligence reports and other required business development research packages using internal and external resources.

  • Monitor, evaluate, and disseminate information on companies, individuals, industries, and markets in support of strategic business development and marketing initiatives.

  • Track news items regarding current or prospective clients and industries and inform appropriate firm contacts as needed.

  • Remain curious and informed of market and industry trends and able to "connect the dots" when evaluating varying information sources.

  • Continue development of competitive intelligence techniques and best practices.

  • Perform other library-related tasks and projects as needed, such as document delivery.

Specific Requirements


  • A professional librarian with an MLS, MLIS, or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution.


  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years law library/research experience. Business development/marketing experience preferred.


  • Excellent organizational skills and able to maintain short deadlines in an active office environment.


  • Superior attention to detail and acute verbal and written communication skills.


  • Ability to work independently and prioritize and multitask projects effectively and efficiently.


  • Strong sense of client service and commitment to being part of an integrated team.


  • Solid work ethic with the flexibility to meet the demands of the position.


  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of attorneys and staff, with the professional presence and demeanor to represent the firm.


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office with the capability to learn quickly and utilize additional software applications and electronic research tools (Bloomberg, D&B, Hoovers, Lex Machina, Lexis, Monitor Suite, Westlaw, etc.).
Contact Details
Quarles & Brady LLP

Quarles & Brady is a multidisciplinary legal services provider with more than 500 attorneys practicing at the top of the profession in Chicago, Indianapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, Naples, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tampa, Tucson, and Washington, D.C. The firm’s national presence allows it to draw upon a group of highly skilled attorneys and legal professionals from all across the country to ensure the right team for each clients’ matters. The firm has extensive experience working with the full industrial gamut, from cutting-edge technology to traditional manufacturing, and has developed an extensive network of relationships with international legal counsel around the world, allowing us to effectively handle important matters for clients on a global scale.

Lynn Dilts-Hill - Manager, Library & Research Services
Company Name Quarles & Brady LLP
Posted Date 12/12/2017
Job Type Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full Time
Location Phoenix,Arizona
City Phoenix
State Arizona
Country USA
Region West Coast