Conflicts Analyst

Employer
Legal E
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
Aug 16, 2019
Closes
Aug 19, 2019
Function
Administrative
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

CONFLICTS & RISK ANALYST

EXEMPT

Boston, New York, DC

Full-service, international law firm has an immediate opening in their Finance Department for a detail-oriented and professional Conflicts & Risk Analyst in their Boston, New York, or Washington, DC office.  This position reports to the Supervisor, Conflicts & Intake.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researching, identifying, and assisting in resolving conflicts of interest for new clients and matters as well as for new hires, attorney surveys, marketing requests, and additional parties on existing matters
  • Assisting in due diligence reviews for financial and compliance purposes
  • Conducting thorough reviews of and tracking workflow of intake forms and engagement letters
  • Assisting in opening and maintaining client/matter files
  • Developing and delivering staff training on intake process and procedures
  • Assisting with the development, documentation, and implementation of formal guidelines detailing intake and conflict processes and procedures
  • Other related tasks as so required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least three (3) years of legal intake and conflicts experience required in a high-volume, automated environment OR equivalent experience as a legal professional or J.D.
  • Knowledge of U.S. ethical rules of professional conduct as they relate to conflicts of interest ideal
  • Computer skills that include, but are not limited to: legal accounting/billing systems, familiarity with web-based research for conflict-checking purposes, knowledge of databases, and accurate typing skills; familiarity with Aderant Expert highly preferred
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and move quickly from one to another
  • Ability to work extended hours on a short-term and limited basis to accommodate short-term activity spikes and urgent requests
  • Team player

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