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Conflicts Counsel / Attorney

  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #639

POSITION: Conflicts Counsel / Attorney 

COMPENSATION: Base salary commensurate with experience plus Bonus, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, Commuter FSA, generous vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, 401K, and more!

LOCATION:  Chicago, IL |  Cleveland, OH (remote – hybrid)

THE ORGANIZATION: Highly Rated National Law Firm

OVERVIEW:  You will be part of a dynamic and high-caliber team dedicated to identifying possible ethical and business-related conflicts of interest prior to the firm taking on new business, matters and personnel. This Conflicts Counsel works closely with the Business Intake & Conflicts Department, as well as the General Counsel’s Office. You will work closely alongside a top-tier national team of talented attorneys and firm personnel who share a passion for doing exceptional work.


  • Understand and execute on all phases of conducting conflict of interest searches and synthesize and analyze data from research

  • Perform comprehensive corporate research using the firm’s commercial data providers and external sources and complete new business intake forms

  • Identify potential conflict concerns regarding new clients and new employees and provide a concise and complete summary of analysis and findings to the appropriate firm personnel

  • Perform daily operations of New Business Intake system; including review of intake requests for accuracy and completeness

  • Verify that all searching is complete, consistent, and accurate and that all Firm conflicts procedures have been followed

  • Assist in the identification of potential conflicts of interest; select, analyze and remove irrelevant information to produce Conflict Check Reports

  • Follow up and serve as a resource to the firm regarding conflict concerns

  • Connect with partners with departmental colleagues and attorneys regarding conflict issues and suggest resolutions or restructuring methods when necessary

  • Collaborate with team members on conflicts concerns, searches and projects, with attention to deadlines and time-sensitive issues

  • Contribute to process, procedure, and technology improvements in order to reduce risk and improve efficiency

  • Assist in the development and training of Conflicts Analysts


  • JD degree from an accredited law school with an active bar license

  • 4+ years of legal experience, especially in conflicts and compliance identification and clearance

  • InTapp experience 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to remain calm and function under pressure

  • Ability to communicate effectively, dispassionately and diplomatically

  • Must have advanced proficiency working in MS Word

  • Ability to collaborate smoothly with many other people and departments

  • Ability to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously