Cooley is seeking a Senior Conflicts Analyst to join the Business Intake & Conflicts Team. The Senior Conflicts Analyst will focus on New Business, working under the supervision of the Director of Conflicts (New Business). The Senior Conflicts Analyst is primarily responsible for processing and analyzing all incoming new client and new matter workflow requests and analyzing large conflict check reports on a daily basis to determine any direct or potential conflicts. The business intake and conflicts function is essential to the Firm’s (1) compliance with (a) ethical obligations prevailing in jurisdictions in which the Firm maintains offices and in which it practices and (b) the Firm’s Risk Management policies and procedures, (2) avoidance of malpractice claims and ethical violations, and (3) ability to onboard new business, in the form of new clients and new matters for existing clients, new timekeepers and new employees in a timely fashion.
Candidates must have 5+ years of experience in a legal environment, an overall understanding of a corporate law practice and strong research and writing skills. A JD is strongly preferred, as is knowledge of conflicts and experience with complete conflicts resolution. A Paralegal Certificate, completion of an ethics course in paralegal program and/or experience as a paralegal or conflicts analyst in a law firm is also preferred. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong analytical and interpersonal skills and sound organizational skills. Candidates must have the ability to work independently and the ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks.
Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. EOE.