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Conflicts Analyst

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Washington, DC, United States

Conflicts Analyst

Legal Staff

Cooley LLP

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Min 2 yrs required

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Law Firm is looking for a Conflicts Analyst to join the Business Intake & Conflicts team. The Conflicts Analyst is primarily responsible for the identification, analysis, and resolution of all conflicts requests, using independent judgment and demonstrating a thorough understanding of the business needs when clearing incoming work and candidates.

Job Responsibilities:

Analyze and process all conflict requests to ensure that all firm engagements and hires are clear from a business and ethical perspective
Prepare database search terms and create conflicts reports for related parties, for all requests including high volume, bulk searches
Perform corporate research to confirm the identity of related parties and address any potential conflicts or high-profile issues
Identify existing and potential conflicts for each request by reviewing and analyzing conflicts reports and supporting documents
Understand and interpret database results and conflicts reports for firm partners, counsel, attorneys and professional staff
Prepare concise, comprehensive descriptions of prospective conflicts landscape based on the rules of professional conduct for attorneys and other submitters
Interact regularly with partners - through email and telephone to investigate and discuss potential issues and propose solutions in connection with conflict clearances
Provide regular updates to responsible attorneys and other users in connection with conflicts clearances
Maintain conflicts resolution notes and responses for each request
Request waivers for all matters requiring consent and confirm that all conflicts have been resolved
Draft conflict waivers and engagement letters as necessary
Inform and advise firm attorneys and counsel of any special circumstances surrounding complicated requests
Draft and implement necessary ethical screens
Perform conflicts case law and legal ethics research

Skills & Experience:

Proficiency in IntApp Open and Contract Express or similar programs
Knowledge of American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct and California State Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct
Overall understanding of a corporate law practice
2+ years creditable conflicts experience, which could include experience within a law firm, legal environment or conflicts department
Proven ability to conduct legal and corporate research
Knowledge and experience with complete conflicts resolution strongly preferred
Paralegal Certificate preferred or completion of an ethics course in paralegal program
Prior experience as a paralegal or legal researcher in a law firm
Bachelor’s Degree, JD strong preferred

Competencies:

Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
Good judgment, strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Strong organizational skills with attention to details
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Comfortable in a fast-paced, challenging environment
Able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
Capable of and comfortable with communicating professionally with attorneys, directors, and managers
Ability to take on time sensitive matters while recognizing legal ethical rules
Excellent customer service skills

Salary Information:

Law Firm is offering a competitive salary package for this position. The expected hourly pay range is - . Final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.

Benefits:

Law Firm offers a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, long-term care coverage, backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as 20 days of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and 10 paid holidays each year. We provide generous parental leave and fertility benefits.

Job Title: Conflicts Analyst

Job Summary:

Law Firm is seeking a Conflicts Analyst to join the Business Intake & Conflicts team. The Conflicts Analyst is primarily responsible for the identification, analysis, and resolution of all conflicts requests, using independent judgment and demonstrating a thorough understanding of the business needs when clearing incoming work and candidates.

Responsibilities:

Analyze and process all conflict requests to ensure that all firm engagements and hires are clear from a business and ethical perspective
Prepare database search terms and create conflicts reports for related parties, for all requests including high volume, bulk searches
Perform corporate research to confirm the identity of related parties and address any potential conflicts or high-profile issues
Identify existing and potential conflicts for each request by reviewing and analyzing conflicts reports and supporting documents
Understand and interpret database results and conflicts reports for firm partners, counsel, attorneys and professional staff
Prepare concise, comprehensive descriptions of prospective conflicts landscape based on the rules of professional conduct for attorneys and other submitters
Interact regularly with partners - through email and telephone to investigate and discuss potential issues and propose solutions in connection with conflict clearances
Provide regular updates to responsible attorneys and other users in connection with conflicts clearances
Maintain conflicts resolution notes and responses for each request
Request waivers for all matters requiring consent and confirm that all conflicts have been resolved
Draft conflict waivers and engagement letters as necessary
Inform and advise firm attorneys and counsel of any special circumstances surrounding complicated requests
Draft and implement necessary ethical screens
Perform conflicts case law and legal ethics research

Skills & Experience:

Proficiency in IntApp Open and Contract Express or similar programs

Not Specified

Medical, Health Savings Account, Dental, Vision, Health and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-tax Commuter Benefits, Life Insurance, AD&D, Long-term Care Coverage, Backup Care for Children and/or Adults, Elective Benefits, Firm-paid Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD, Short-term Medical Benefits, 20 Days of Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays, Parental Leave, Fertility Benefits

Not Specified

IntApp Open, Contract Express, American Bar Association's Model Rules of Professional Conduct, California State Bar Association's Rules of Professional Conduct, Corporate Law, Legal Research, Paralegal Certificate, Ethics Course, Paralegal Experience, Bachelor's Degree, JD, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Judgment, Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills, Organizational Skills, Customer Service Skills

Paralegal Certificate, completion of an ethics course in paralegal program, Bachelor’s Degree, JD

position responsibilities:

analyze and process all conflict requests to ensure that all firm engagements and hires are clear from a business and ethical perspective
prepare database search terms and create conflicts reports for related parties, for all requests including high volume, bulk searches
perform corporate research to confirm the identity of related parties and address any potential conflicts or high-profile issues
identify existing and potential conflicts for each request by reviewing and analyzing conflicts reports and supporting documents
understand and interpret database results and conflicts reports for firm partners, counsel, attorneys and professional staff
prepare concise, comprehensive descriptions of prospective conflicts landscape based on the rules of professional conduct for attorneys and other submitters
interact regularly with partners - through email and telephone to investigate and discuss potential issues and propose solutions in connection with conflict clearances
provide regular updates to responsible attorneys and other users in connection with conflicts clearances
maintain conflicts resolution notes and responses for each request
request waivers for all matters requiring consent and confirm that all conflicts have been resolved
draft conflict waivers and engagement letters as necessary
inform and advise firm attorneys and counsel of any special circumstances surrounding complicated requests
draft and implement necessary ethical screens
perform conflicts case law and legal ethics research

skills & experience

required:

proficiency in intapp open and contract express or similar programs
knowledge of american bar association’s model rules of professional conduct and california state bar association’s rules of professional conduct
overall understanding of a corporate law practice
2+ years creditable conflicts experience, which could include experience within a law firm, legal environment or conflicts department
proven ability to conduct legal and corporate research

preferred:

knowledge and experience with complete conflicts resolution strongly preferred
paralegal certificate preferred or completion of an ethics course in paralegal program
prior experience as a paralegal or legal researcher in a law firm
bachelor’s degree, jd strong preferred

competencies

excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
good judgment, strong analytical and critical thinking skills
strong organizational skills with attention to details
ability to work independently with minimal supervision
comfortable in a fast-paced, challenging environment
able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
capable of and comfortable with communicating professionally with attorneys, directors, and managers
ability to take on time sensitive matters while recognizing legal ethical rules
excellent customer service skills

cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package and is committed to fair and equitable employment practices

Qualification and Experience 2+ years creditable conflicts experience, Proficiency in IntApp Open and Contract Express or similar programs, Knowledge of American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct and California State Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct, Overall understanding of a corporate law practice, Knowledge and experience with complete conflicts resolution, Paralegal Certificate, completion of an ethics course in paralegal program, Prior experience as a paralegal or legal researcher in a law firm, Bachelor’s Degree, JD

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36 to 45
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Min 2 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Feb 16, 2024

May 31, 2024

Feb 16, 2024

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Law Firm is looking for a Conflicts Analyst to join the Business Intake & Conflicts team. The Conflicts Analyst is primarily responsible for the identification, analysis, and resolution of all conflicts requests, using independent judgment and demonstrating a thorough understanding of the business needs when clearing incoming work and candidates.

Job Responsibilities:

Analyze and process all conflict requests to ensure that all firm engagements and hires are clear from a business and ethical perspective
Prepare database search terms and create conflicts reports for related parties, for all requests including high volume, bulk searches
Perform corporate research to confirm the identity of related parties and address any potential conflicts or high-profile issues
Identify existing and potential conflicts for each request by reviewing and analyzing conflicts reports and supporting documents
Understand and interpret database results and conflicts reports for firm partners, counsel, attorneys and professional staff
Prepare concise, comprehensive descriptions of prospective conflicts landscape based on the rules of professional conduct for attorneys and other submitters
Interact regularly with partners - through email and telephone to investigate and discuss potential issues and propose solutions in connection with conflict clearances
Provide regular updates to responsible attorneys and other users in connection with conflicts clearances
Maintain conflicts resolution notes and responses for each request
Request waivers for all matters requiring consent and confirm that all conflicts have been resolved
Draft conflict waivers and engagement letters as necessary
Inform and advise firm attorneys and counsel of any special circumstances surrounding complicated requests
Draft and implement necessary ethical screens
Perform conflicts case law and legal ethics research

Skills & Experience:

Proficiency in IntApp Open and Contract Express or similar programs
Knowledge of American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct and California State Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct
Overall understanding of a corporate law practice
2+ years creditable conflicts experience, which could include experience within a law firm, legal environment or conflicts department
Proven ability to conduct legal and corporate research
Knowledge and experience with complete conflicts resolution strongly preferred
Paralegal Certificate preferred or completion of an ethics course in paralegal program
Prior experience as a paralegal or legal researcher in a law firm
Bachelor’s Degree, JD strong preferred

Competencies:

Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
Good judgment, strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Strong organizational skills with attention to details
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Comfortable in a fast-paced, challenging environment
Able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
Capable of and comfortable with communicating professionally with attorneys, directors, and managers
Ability to take on time sensitive matters while recognizing legal ethical rules
Excellent customer service skills

Salary Information:

Law Firm is offering a competitive salary package for this position. The expected hourly pay range is - . Final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.

Benefits:

Law Firm offers a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, long-term care coverage, backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as 20 days of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and 10 paid holidays each year. We provide generous parental leave and fertility benefits.

Job Title: Conflicts Analyst

Job Summary:

Law Firm is seeking a Conflicts Analyst to join the Business Intake & Conflicts team. The Conflicts Analyst is primarily responsible for the identification, analysis, and resolution of all conflicts requests, using independent judgment and demonstrating a thorough understanding of the business needs when clearing incoming work and candidates.

Responsibilities:

Analyze and process all conflict requests to ensure that all firm engagements and hires are clear from a business and ethical perspective
Prepare database search terms and create conflicts reports for related parties, for all requests including high volume, bulk searches
Perform corporate research to confirm the identity of related parties and address any potential conflicts or high-profile issues
Identify existing and potential conflicts for each request by reviewing and analyzing conflicts reports and supporting documents
Understand and interpret database results and conflicts reports for firm partners, counsel, attorneys and professional staff
Prepare concise, comprehensive descriptions of prospective conflicts landscape based on the rules of professional conduct for attorneys and other submitters
Interact regularly with partners - through email and telephone to investigate and discuss potential issues and propose solutions in connection with conflict clearances
Provide regular updates to responsible attorneys and other users in connection with conflicts clearances
Maintain conflicts resolution notes and responses for each request
Request waivers for all matters requiring consent and confirm that all conflicts have been resolved
Draft conflict waivers and engagement letters as necessary
Inform and advise firm attorneys and counsel of any special circumstances surrounding complicated requests
Draft and implement necessary ethical screens
Perform conflicts case law and legal ethics research

Skills & Experience:

Proficiency in IntApp Open and Contract Express or similar programs



Qualification and Experience

2+ years creditable conflicts experience, Proficiency in IntApp Open and Contract Express or similar programs, Knowledge of American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct and California State Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct, Overall understanding of a corporate law practice, Knowledge and experience with complete conflicts resolution, Paralegal Certificate, completion of an ethics course in paralegal program, Prior experience as a paralegal or legal researcher in a law firm, Bachelor’s Degree, JD

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 36 to 45 Hourly

Additional info

position responsibilities:

analyze and process all conflict requests to ensure that all firm engagements and hires are clear from a business and ethical perspective
prepare database search terms and create conflicts reports for related parties, for all requests including high volume, bulk searches
perform corporate research to confirm the identity of related parties and address any potential conflicts or high-profile issues
identify existing and potential conflicts for each request by reviewing and analyzing conflicts reports and supporting documents
understand and interpret database results and conflicts reports for firm partners, counsel, attorneys and professional staff
prepare concise, comprehensive descriptions of prospective conflicts landscape based on the rules of professional conduct for attorneys and other submitters
interact regularly with partners - through email and telephone to investigate and discuss potential issues and propose solutions in connection with conflict clearances
provide regular updates to responsible attorneys and other users in connection with conflicts clearances
maintain conflicts resolution notes and responses for each request
request waivers for all matters requiring consent and confirm that all conflicts have been resolved
draft conflict waivers and engagement letters as necessary
inform and advise firm attorneys and counsel of any special circumstances surrounding complicated requests
draft and implement necessary ethical screens
perform conflicts case law and legal ethics research

skills & experience

required:

proficiency in intapp open and contract express or similar programs
knowledge of american bar association’s model rules of professional conduct and california state bar association’s rules of professional conduct
overall understanding of a corporate law practice
2+ years creditable conflicts experience, which could include experience within a law firm, legal environment or conflicts department
proven ability to conduct legal and corporate research

preferred:

knowledge and experience with complete conflicts resolution strongly preferred
paralegal certificate preferred or completion of an ethics course in paralegal program
prior experience as a paralegal or legal researcher in a law firm
bachelor’s degree, jd strong preferred

competencies

excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
good judgment, strong analytical and critical thinking skills
strong organizational skills with attention to details
ability to work independently with minimal supervision
comfortable in a fast-paced, challenging environment
able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
capable of and comfortable with communicating professionally with attorneys, directors, and managers
ability to take on time sensitive matters while recognizing legal ethical rules
excellent customer service skills

cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package and is committed to fair and equitable employment practices

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