Conflicts Analyst (Top Law Firm)

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #809
  • Salary: $50,000.00

Conflicts Analyst (Top Law Firm)

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

COMPENSATION: Base salary commensurate with experience, plus generous paid overtime and performance-based bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Gym membership perks, Life Insurance, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, prestigious firm with historical stability, security and career growth. 

THE ORGANIZATION: Top Ranking Multinational Law Firm

OVERVIEW: The Conflicts Analyst is responsible for utilizing conflicts detection methods and resources to research conflicts and financial data on potential clients, case work, new hires, marketing and promotional requests. As a Conflicts Analyst, you will perform conflict-of-interest checks, including for potential new clients and matters, to ensure that the Firm avoids conflicts with its current and potential clients’ interests.


  • Monitor and respond to conflict-checking emails and requests
  • Maintain and monitor the firm’s adherence to protocol for clearance of new business
  • Maintain and update the firm’s Ethical Wall databases
  • Collaborate with Loss Prevention Counsel on alerts to help sustain and uphold adherence to ethical requirements and standards for new business
  • Execute searches and conduct research using firm databases
  • Analyze and interpret database and research results to identify potential issues in employment or new business that may affect compliance with firm policies
  • Perform due diligence and credit checks on prospective new clients
  • Generate accurate and concise conflicts reports and supporting documentation
  • Collaborate with attorneys, recruiters and others on identified potential conflicts
  • Facilitate issue resolution by providing recommendations regarding potential conflicts
  • Understand client disclosure obligations and limitations
  • Assist with proposing, drafting and tracking Engagement letters, Ethical Wall memos, Accommodation Letters, Waiver Letters and Joint Representation Agreements
  • Ensure documented data is of high quality and integrity for matters pertaining to new business clients or firm matters through the application intake process
  • Provide attorneys and Conflict Analysts/Attorneys with accurate and timely information to facilitate making informed decisions regarding the acceptance of new business and hiring
  • Perform comprehensive corporate research using the firm’s commercial data providers and external sources and complete new business intake forms
  • Identify potential conflict and risk concerns and provide a concise and complete summary of analysis and findings to the appropriate firm personnel
  • Provide exceptional customer service and support to attorneys with risk management systems, compliance reminders, etc


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 1+ years of previous experience in a conflicts checking role in a law firm or professional services environment highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of Intapp preferred
  • Strong data entry and word processing skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Intermediate proficiency using MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Able to conduct research using the Internet and other resources
  • Able to understand and interpret conflicts and other reports
  • Able to synthesize information concisely and accurately
  • Able to collaborate smoothly with many other people and departments
  • Able to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Willingness to work overtime and be available to reach through mobile device or urgent situations when necessary