Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Law firm seeks a Conflicts Analyst. This position requires 3 years of experience in conflicts research and analysis. Candidates with less experience will be considered at a lower salary. Candidate will generate, analyze, and interpret conflicts reports related to new client business, new matter intakes (including documentation, waiver letters, and engagement letters), and incoming attorneys and staff. The Conflicts Analyst will identify potential conflict issues; communicate potential issues to attorneys; resolve issues; conduct corporate business research and analysis; research corporate history of clients and parties related to the former client and new client work; assist with database maintenance (affiliations, ethical walls); and assist with outside counsel guideline review process. Duties will also include assisting with training administrative staff regarding conflicts and risk management related initiatives, and handle general administrative duties. This position has significant interactions with partners, attorneys, staff, and other various departments. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
A bachelor's degree is preferred but not required. Candidate must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook functions and be proficient in a conflicts database such as Elite, Intapp, Aderant, or LegalKEY. Proficiency in Boolean Search Terms & Connectors is a plus. Microsoft SQL knowledge would also be a plus. The qualified Conflicts Analyst must have a strong understanding of legal conflicts and related ethical rules. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are needed. Potential candidates must be flexible with the ability to problem solve and proactively anticipate needs. Excellent attention to detail, and process design skills are required.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.