Job Details

Intake and Compliance Attorney

Company name

BCG Attorney Search

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 25, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 24, 2021

Years of Experience

1-7 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks intake and compliance attorney with 2-5 years of law firm practice, preferably in a mid-sized to the large law firm, or experience in conflicts and client intake issues. The candidate will support the firms critical risk management function by performing all duties associated with preparing the firms partner Intake Committee to review new business intake, working with partners, and in some cases, prospective clients toward that end including drafting engagement terms, negotiating engagement and waiver terms, and reviewing and summarizing outside counsel guidelines; reviewing, interpreting, and summarizing conflict report results; demonstrating sound analysis of conflicts issues; and resolving conflicts independently, as appropriate, by consulting with all relevant stakeholders. Will coordinates and consults with designated members of the Office of General Counsel, firm attorneys, the firms Intake Committee, and Practice Group leadership to bring in new business to the firm. Drafts engagement terms, including scopes of engagement, specific waivers, and alternative fee arrangements. Reviews, summarizes, and recommends modifications to outside counsel guidelines and coordinates approval of such guidelines and engagement terms with all stakeholders. Collaborates with attorneys to settle on appropriate terms of engagement, and where requested, negotiates certain engagement, outside counsel guidelines, and waiver terms directly with firm clients. Communicates to the Intake Committee all relevant, valuable information needed for the new client review process. Reviews, interprets, and summarizes conflict report results and demonstrates the sound analysis of conflicts issues. Resolves conflicts independently, as appropriate, by consulting with all relevant stakeholders. Develops expertise on conflicts rules and approaches in specific practice areas and helps to formulate templates, algorithms, and frameworks of analysis for conflicts issues in such areas. Advises lawyers regarding applicable professional conduct rules and applying them to specific situations. Performs searches of external and internal databases for pertinent information on prospective clients and related parties, and subsequently enters new information into the Elite and E-Valuate databases. Triages lateral hire requests communicate with lateral candidates and work with Conflicts Counsel on the resolution of conflicts where necessary. Participates in providing 24-hour coverage for conflict reporting via an on-call system on scheduled weekends and holidays. Leads department-wide project management in specialized areas, including secondments and bankruptcies. Works on special projects, as assigned. Conducts training of internal staff and lateral hires. Drafts and presents memoranda on recent developments in conflict law. Database experience (such as Elite and E-Valuate) may be advantageous.

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BCG Attorney Search

   

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