Conflicts Attorney

New York, NY
Full Time
10-14-2021
Job #: 21000240 Exp.: 1 - 2 Years
Description:
The Conflicts Attorney will assist with all aspects of conflicts searching and new business intake and will be a member of the team responsible for clearing conflicts for lateral lawyer and staff candidates.

Responsibilities:
  • Conducting research as necessary on new clients and involved parties.
  • Utilizing corporate databases to research corporate ownership structures.
  • Performing conflicts searches and processing requests within the Firm’s conflicts searching and new business intake platform.
  • Analyzing and paring down conflicts search results for delivery to partners.
  • Assisting partners of the firm with the analysis and resolution of potential conflicts issues.
  • Drafting engagement letters and waiver letters as needed by partners.
  • Clearing conflicts for incoming lateral candidates.
  • Coordinating and corresponding with the attorneys across the firm regarding conflicts search requests.
  • Assist the Professional Responsibility Department with special projects as needed.

Required Skills:
  • JD required.
  • 1-2 years of experience as a practicing attorney in a conflicts department required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with analyzing conflicts of interest and the law of conflicts of interest.
  • Aptitude for learning new systems, including ability to participate in discussions about design of existing or new system based on departmental and firm needs.

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