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Conflicts Analyst

New York, NY

The Conflicts Analyst will support the Conflict Department’s day-to-day tasks of conflicts of interest clearance, supporting the firm’s internal clients, as well as assisting with special projects related to the firm’s professional responsibility, compliance and conflicts initiatives.

  • Conducts research as necessary on new clients and other parties. 
  • Utilizing corporate databases to determine shareholders and substantial owners.
  • Performs conflicts searches and requests within LegalKey and the New Business Intake system.
  • Utilize current policies and procedures as guiding principles to provide preliminary conflict assessment. 
  • Assists with maintenance of all conflicts related databases.
  • Assists in maintenance engagement letter files.
  • Coordinates daily flow of conflicts-related work in the department in order to ensure that high quality and rapid turnaround time are maintained.
  • Assists with opening of new matters, updating matters, and closing matters.
  • Assists with report generation, and all other administrative functions in the department as necessary.

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3 years of legal conflicts or law firm equivalent experience required.
  • Knowledge of various external corporate affiliate databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong team player who also works well individually.
  • Ability to multi-task, make decisions and deliver results efficiently under time pressures.
  • Ability to work well with staff at all levels of the firm.
  • Detail-oriented and interested in results—consistently meets deadlines and finishes projects.
  • Proficient at identifying priorities and knowing when to escalate issues.
  • Flexible- able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands of the department.
  • Provide after-hours support on a rotating basis.
  • Facile with technology tools and able to master new applications quickly. 

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