Conflicts Administrator

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #585

Conflicts Administrator

ORGANIZATION: Top-Ranked Law Firm

LOCATION: Washington, DC | Chicago, IL | Boston, MA | New York, NY

BENEFITS: Base salary up to $90K, competitive bonus structure, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K with match; hybrid work from office and remote and rated top company culture!

SUMMARY: Seeking an experienced Conflicts Administrator. The ideal candidate has 5 years of law firm experience and is comfortable with technology and project management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle new business intake requests and conflicts, collaborating closely with Conflicts team to ensure management of workflow
  • Coordinate complex assignments with conflicts team
  • Know all procedures relating to conflicts and new business, and be able to communicate them to attorneys and staff at all levels
  • Train new staff and attorneys on conducting conflicts checks
  • Review potential lateral hire conflicts
  • Conduct research through multiple sources, including the SEC, the internet, Westlaw and Mergent
  • Identify potential conflicts and recommend action to the appropriate partner attorney
  • Communicate with Ethics Chair and Conflicts Manager regarding issues, as needed
  • Work with admins and other parties to ensure accurate and complete information for conflicts
  • Draft and submit memos related to conflicts issues and recommended resolutions
  • Work on other projects and research, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 5+ years of related experience in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and spoken, with exceptional customer service skills and orientation
  • Advanced research skills using the internet and various databases
  • Ability to manage projects, balance priorities, multi-task effectively, and meet deadlines
  • Dedication to ethical standards and firm policies
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to synthesize complex information
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Office Suite
  • Experience using InTapp Open, iManage, and other records management software
  • Knowledge of client accounting systems (i.e. Elite or Aderant)