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Intake and Risk Management Attorney

Full-time
Company DLA Piper. Location Phoenix, AZ, United States

Law Firm

Attorney

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Dec 01, 2022

Mar 16, 2023

Jul 21, 2022

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Intake and Risk Management Attorney
The candidate will support the firm's critical risk management function by performing all duties associated with new business intake risk management, including, overseeing the critical risk management function related to the onboarding of new clients and new matters to the firm, including vetting potential conflicts, financial, reputational, and anti-money laundering issues. Oversee the process of closing out clients and matters. Draft, review, and advise on client engagement letters with a specific focus on advance waivers. Serve as a key risk management resource for the new business intake team. Assist with training around new business intake best practices and business acceptance processes. Undertake due diligence and reputational risk assessments of new clients and matters. Advise the partnership on business acceptance issues relating to the onboarding of new clients and matters and work closely with members of the Office of General Counsel around the escalation of issues. Oversee the process of closing out clients and matters, including the drafting of closeout letters. Serve as a key risk management resource for the new business intake team, answering questions related to all aspects of new business intake risk management. Draft, review and advise on client engagement letters with a specific focus on advance waivers, as well as draft and develop best practices and business acceptance processes around new business intake risk management. Assist with training to the firm on new business intake risk issues. Train and mentor members of the new business intake team on risk management issues. Should have a J.D. degree. Must have 5 years of experience in a law firm or in-house legal department. Active law license in good standing in the state of practice is required. Large law firm experience is preferred.

Additional info

Req ID: 22000531

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
DLA Piper.
2525 East Camelback Road
Suite 1000
Phoenix, AZ 85016-4232

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