Scientific Specialist

Consultants New York, New York Atlanta, Georgia Houston, Texas Washington, District of Columbia Chicago, Illinois

King & Spalding, a leading global law firm, currently seeks a Scientific Specialist in any of the King & Spalding US-based offices. Scientific Specialist will function as part of the group integrated within King & Spalding’s Trial & Global Disputes practice.

The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan,  discount programs, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program.

Candidates will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting comprehensive literature searches and tracking scientific literature on various scientific topics
  • Critically evaluating and summarizing government regulations and scientific literature across various fields, including epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Research and analysis on mechanisms, causes and risk factors for various disease states
  • Critically evaluating scientific basis for claims raised in various types of toxic tort or other types of personal injury litigation and development of litigation strategies  
  • Expert development and coordination


Master’s/PhD in Epidemiology or Biostatistics


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New York: full-time annualized salary range $120,000 - $181,210. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.