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Conflicts Attorneys - legal/paralegal - job employment

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City: Washington
Date: 23 May 2020
Category: legal / paralegal

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Conflicts Attorneys – for top tier law firm in Washington, DC.

*Must have law firm conflicts experience. This position is remote during COVID shutdown.

This position is responsible for initiating the conflict clearance process for new engagements, response to new client/matter requests; consulting/following-up with responsible partners regarding conflicts clearance. Responsibilities: analyze results from conflicts database searches and outside sources to identify potential or actual conflicts posed by new work or new hires; advise firm lawyers regarding conflicts clearance; draft conflicts waivers as necessary and takes steps to cure conflicts; instruct/oversee work of the nonlawyer conflicts staff; document/audit steps taken to clear conflicts; work with ethical walls/screens managed within Intapp Walls tool; along with non-lawyer conflicts staff, maintain/update conflicts database with information about Firm clients and matters, client subsidiaries and affiliates, related parties, etc.


Position Requirements:


Law degree from accredited school

Active DC bar membership required

Familiarity with D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct

Supervisory experience

Ability to provide instruction in a business setting

Proven legal/business research experience utilizing online databases and print resources required

Prior experience with Intapp OPEN or similar automated conflict of interest clearance workflow procedures and systems as found in AmLaw 100 Firms

Strong analytical skills, interpersonal/written communications skills

Must have the ability to synthesize complex data into a manageable, logical explanation of the legal issue and recommended steps to be taken.

Excellent judgment and confidence in knowledge of when to escalate an issue.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates please reply to this post with current resume.

Remote interviews with the client will be conducted.
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