Conflicts Attorney

    Web ID: SF020722
    State:
    Compensation: $100,000 to $120,000
    Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school
    Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package
Summary:

Well established law firm looking for a Conflicts Attorney for Los Angeles, Palo Alto or San Francisco location.

Job Description:

With the direction and consultation of the General Counsel’s office and Professional Responsibility Committee, the Conflicts Attorney will:

  • Analyze results from searches of the Firm’s conflicts database and outside sources to identify potential or actual conflicts posed by new work or new hires;
  • Actively consult and advise Firm lawyers regarding conflicts clearance;
  • As needed, draft conflicts waivers or take other steps to cure conflicts;
  • Provide instruction and supervise the work of the non-lawyer conflicts staff; and
  • Document or audit steps taken to clear any conflicts.
  • Work with ethical walls and screens managed within Intapp Walls tool.
  • Together with the non-lawyer staff, maintain the conflicts database with appropriate information about Firm clients and matters, client subsidiaries and affiliates, related parties, etc. Enter information obtained during the conflicts clearance process in the conflicts database documenting the resolution of conflicts and any waivers, where necessary.
  • Assist with overflow anti- money laundering compliance activities as needed.
  • Provide on-call coverage on weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Firm management.

 

Job Requirements:
  • Law degree from an accredited law school is required.
  • Bar membership in the jurisdiction where the Conflicts Attorney is located is required; candidates for bar membership must be admitted (by waiver or exam) in accordance with the jurisdictional admission rules and requirements.
  • Familiarity with the Model and DC Rules of Professional Conduct or analogous rules in other jurisdictions is preferred. Familiarity with anti-money laundering compliance regimes is preferred.
  • Excellent legal or business research ability using various online databases and print resources is required.
  • General familiarity with modern business organization models, structures, and ownership is required.
  • Excellent analytical skills, written, and oral communications skills are required. Specifically, a Conflicts Attorney must be able to distill for the lawyer a quantity of complex data into a manageable, logical explanation of the legal issue and recommended steps to be taken.
  • Excellent judgment is required in providing support to the Firm’s lawyers, including knowing when to escalate an issue.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish close working relationships with the Firm’s lawyers, administrative, and support staff are required. Demonstrated customer service focus is preferred.

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