An international law firm with over 725 attorneys has an opening for a full-time Conflicts Analyst. The role will be based in one of the firm's SF Bay Area offices (Silicon Valley or San Francisco). Currently, employees are working remotely and will be required until offices fully re-open.
The purpose of the Conflicts Analyst position is to participate in the firm's risk management activities by performing business research and database content analysis designed to reduce risk to the Firm and increase billable lawyer productivity. The ultimate goal of the function is to provide information to the Conflict Review Lawyer or requesting firm attorney so that they can confirm 1) that the acceptance of the new business does not negatively affect the interests of current or past firm clients and 2) that the new business does not affect the firm's ability to impartially represent current, former, and new clients.
Working Condition and Environment
Fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to accommodation.
This role may be hybrid and will require a minimum of three days per week (or at least 60%) present in the office, and up to two days per week (40%) may be performed remotely.
The position is full-time and requires a five-day workweek and standard hours. Must participate in weekend and after-hours rotations to accommodate service to the Firm's International offices, meet established deadlines, or stay current with occasional peaks in workload. Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
If no degree, a minimum of 5 years experience in a conflicts analyst role is required.
Substantial experience conducting company information research using proprietary databases, company websites, and other internet resources.
Strong research, problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with colleagues, which will include lawyers, paralegals, and legal support staff, both verbally and through written documentation.
Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality of internal and personnel affairs.
Proven flexibility in managing multiple priorities.
Proven ability to work effectively in a time-sensitive environment.
Demonstrated ability to function independently while promoting and participating in a team environment.
Demonstrated computer skills including the advanced use of Internet search engines, general database applications, and Microsoft Office products.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution within the areas of Library Science, Information Management, Paralegal Studies, or a related field of study.
5 or more years of experience in a conflicts analysis role.
Experience in legal business intake or conflicts of interest roles/duties.
Knowledge of conflicts of interest concepts and rules, business intake principles and practices, and familiarity with key firm business processes that interface with business intake and conflicts.
Experience using Intapp New Business Intake and Advanced Conflicts system, S&P Capital IQ, and World-Check databases.