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Conflicts Specialist

  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #640

POSITION: Conflicts Specialist

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: Cleveland, OH (remote – hybrid)

THE ORGANIZATION: Highly Rated National Law Firm

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Conflicts Manager and Counsel, the Conflicts Specialist identifies and evaluates possible conflicts relating to new clients, cases, and lateral hiring in the Risk Management Department of a well-established and respected law firm. 


  • Perform research and conflict of interest checks using databases 

  • Handle intake requests and conflicts ethically

  • Coordinate complex assignments with conflicts team

  • Monitor the Risk Management team outlook inbox and handle and follow up on requests

  • Maintain the conflicts databases regularly 

  • Conduct research through multiple sources, including the SEC, the internet, Westlaw and Mergent

  • Identify potential conflicts and recommend action to the Risk Management team 

  • 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


  • 3+ years conflicts or risk management experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred 

  • Knowledge of client accounting systems; Intapp experience is helpful

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

  • Strong data entry and research skills 

  • MS Word, Excel and Office Suite proficiency