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Conflicts Analyst

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2018

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Conflicts Analyst Duties: Performs conflicts checks for new business matters and lateral candidates using conflicts software. Analyzes database results to identify conflicts of interest and presents this material in concise and comprehensive reports to Conflicts Attorneys, Firm Attorneys, and select Firm Personnel. Enters information obtained during the conflicts clearance process in the conflicts database documenting the resolution of conflicts and any waivers, where necessary. Under the direction of the Conflicts Manager and the Firm’s Office of General Counsel, helps facilitate the resolution of potential conflicts of interest through written and oral communication with affected attorneys. Responsible for managing and maintaining the data stored in the conflicts database. Provides excellent and timely customer service to all Firm Attorneys and Personnel. Flexible with respect to overtime throughout the work week, weekends, and in some cases holidays. Must be readily available if and when emergencies arise. May be asked to perform additional duties not listed in the job description but as they relate to New Business Intake or Conflicts.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: College degree. Candidates with a Paralegal Certificate are a plus. Progressive experience in New Business Intake, Conflicts or a related field in law firms is a plus. Communication Skills. Must possess the ability to professionally and regularly communicate in both written and verbal form with attorneys, staff and clients. Computer Skills. Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and Excel; Elite and Intapp Open software experience a plus. Skills. Knowledge of conflict of interest principles in order to define relationships and related parties. Exercise good judgment to determine if issues should be escalated to the Conflicts Manager. Ability to work independently as well as with a team. Must possess excellent organizational, analytical and written skills. Must possess extreme attention to detail. Ability to work on complex requests in a fast-paced and high pressure environment. Ability to work with and handle confidential matters. Ability to perform essential functions with a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of Dun and Bradstreet, Hoovers, Lexis/Westlaw, and/or Pacer, and the ability to interpret the data produced by those systems. Demonstrates strong analytical skills by compiling comprehensive reports of clients and matters as directed by Firm Management.

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Hiring Coordinator
Blank Rome LLP
The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue
New York City, NY 10174

Review:

"You're on your own here"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Institute a formal training program. Encourage people to cooperate and actually talk to each other. It's 2017. Treat women as equals.

Pros : Flexible work options including the ability to work from home. Required amount of billable hours is comparable to other firms this size.
Cons : There isn't much mentorship going on or defined procedures related to advancements and raises which can leave you feeling adrift and completely alone. This place has a rather prevailing sexism problem.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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