Knowledge & Research Analyst

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 800 attorneys and 1,400 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is seeking a Knowledge & Research Analyst .

Taft Stettinius & Hollister is seeking a full-time Knowledge & Research Analyst with 3+ years of library experience to join our Knowledge and Research Services Department.  This position will be based in one of the following office locations: Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Indianapolis, or Minneapolis. This is a hybrid role and will require three days per week on site. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts in-depth legal and business research and competitive intelligence in a fast-paced environment.
  • Synthesizes complex research into concise deliverables.
  • Contributes to department’s strategic planning, outreach efforts, and policy formulation.
  • Periodically attends department or practice group meetings.
  • Develops and conducts training and orientation sessions for attorneys and paralegals.
  • Assists in administrative tasks such as collection development, product review, and copy cataloging.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, successfully managing deadlines and prioritizing projects.


  • Master's degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or MLIS) from an accredited graduate program required.
  • Three years of library reference experience.  Law firm or corporate experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience researching in specialized  legal and business resources (Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, etc.) is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and document management software.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings,

Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.