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Senior Conflicts Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #276

POSITION: Senior Conflicts Analyst

COMPENSATION: Base salary commensurate on experience, 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. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.


THE ORGANIZATION: Top Ranking Multinational AM 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 Senior Conflicts Analyst reports to the Business Intake & Conflicts Department. You will work closely alongside a global team of talented attorneys and firm personnel who share a passion for doing exceptional work. Additional conflicts related training will be afforded.


  • 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’s attorneys and administrators regarding conflict concerns
  • Take 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 other Conflicts Analysts
  • Conduct special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 2+ year of analytical research, conflicts, and reporting experience in a professional services environment
  • 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
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary