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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
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ProfileConflict Staff Attorney Duties: Review and analyze electronic information regarding new engagements and new hires to identify, report and address potential legal, business and positional conflict of interest issues. Analyze and resolve conflict of interest issues and provide meaningful and concise information regarding same to firm attorneys. Prepare, review and analyze engagement letters, outside counsel guidelines, ethics related disclosures, waivers and ethical screens. Analyze work of others in conflicts department and provide necessary guidance to firm attorneys and staff related to conflict of interest and ethics issues. Communicate extensively with firm attorneys and administrative staff, Conflicts Counsel and Loss Prevention Partners to facilitate identification and resolution of conflict issues or other business issues. Assist in development and implementation of training and education programs for legal and non-legal staff regarding conflict of interest issues, systems and procedures. Other duties as assigned by firm’s Conflicts Counsel or Ethics Committee.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: JD degree and 3-6 years of legal experience in a law firm. Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills. Good working knowledge of ethics rules and experience with legal ethics and conflicts issues within a law firm. Strong legal research and writing skills. Computer proficiency with the ability to utilize MS Word and conflicts related programs. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively discuss and resolve conflict and ethics issues with a variety of firm attorneys and administrative staff. Excellent project management, organizational and priority setting skills, with the ability to work efficiently and independently on multiple projects with shifting priorities and tight deadlines.
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