As Director of Knowledge & Resource Services at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Harris Crooks is responsible for the implementation of research programs serving the needs of attorneys and administrative professionals covering four offices. He is also responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Knowledge & Resource Services department and the Managing Clerk’s office, including staff supervision, research and selection of Library and docketing resources, knowledge management, budgeting, strategic planning, and contract negotiations, and is active in firmwide education and training pertaining to Library resources. He has served on several vendor advisory boards providing valuable insights that helped move the corporate and legal research industries forward. Prior to becoming the Director, he was the Assistant Director of Corporate Research Services. Harris has a BBA in Finance from Baruch College, and has over 30 years of corporate and legal research experience. Before joining Stroock, Harris was a Corporate Library Specialist at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York.