Understand and perform the analysis and research process on all potential new business.
Verify that all searching is complete, consistent, and accurate and that all Firm conflicts procedures have been followed.
Create a well-organized written analysis for attorneys.
Process requests for conflicts searches, perform necessary research, and complete business intake forms.
Follow up on new business and conflict issues with department colleagues and attorneys, when necessary.
Collaborate with team members on new business, new employees and projects, with attention to deadlines and time-sensitive issues.
Work with specialists, coordinators, and other team members to address time sensitive issues related to routine pre-engagement, restructuring related matters.
Respond to department email communications with accurate information in a timely manner.
Serve as public face of New Business and Conflicts.
Contribute to process, procedure, and technology improvements in order to reduce risk and improve efficiency.
Assist in the development and training of other department employees.
Be available for overtime during evening hours and weekends.
Conduct special projects as assigned.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
A bachelor’s degree is required;
Two to three years of experience in risk, research, reference library work, conflicts searching, or related experience is preferred.
A desire to work in a flexible environment with an ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities is a must.
The ideal candidate must interact well with people at all levels with a high degree of accuracy, confidentiality, and professionalism.
Internal Number: 5443
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