Conflicts Analyst

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May 06, 2021 | Jobs | Legal | Tel Aviv / Mercaz
Conflicts Analyst
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Analyst is responsible for working closely with firm attorneys and the others in the Conflict & Intake department in connection with the review of new business to identify and facilitate resolution of potential conflicts, business and General Counsel policy issues. This position reports to Conflicts Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understands legal conflicts, related ethical rules, current developments and requirements to properly analyze, evaluates the conflicts check (clarity on parties, positions, etc.); identifies possible issues or “stop issues” such as GC business and risk policy issues, pending laterals, matters against significant clients; notifies requesting attorney
  • Communicates with lateral attorney candidates to obtain complete and accurate client and related parties information to distinguish portable and non-portable business
  • Administers the conflicts review process and resolves potential conflicts according to GT policies
  • Conducts data analysis and research using various electronic databases
  • Document processes, maintains records of conflicts related information from the conflicts reporting analysis, follow-ups responses and other relevant data from conversations with GT attorneys
  • Communicates with attorneys by presenting brief, clear statements of potential conflicts situations recognized in the conflicts reports; capture institutional knowledge discovered during the process
  • Elevates issues to submitting attorney, e.g., non-responsiveness, etc.
  • Identifies and escalates ethical conflicts and unresolved issues to requesting attorney
  • Assists with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Skills & Competencies:

  • Provide outstanding client service, meet high quality standards for services and meet or exceed client expectations. Proactive in seeking innovative ways in which to help others
  • Strong problem-solving skills, takes initiative and uses good judgment, excellent follow-up skills
  • High attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines, effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and collaborate well in a team
  • Recognize confidential, sensitive, and proprietary information and maintain such information as confidential
  • Candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to move from work station or desk throughout the work area to work independently or with team, to meet with colleagues or supervisor and receive work assignments. This position may also be sedentary and require the employee to sit for extended periods of time
  • Requires manual dexterity to dial a telephone, enter data into a computer, handle objects and operate tools

Qualifications & Prior Experience:

  • Advanced graduate degree or JD desired
  • Advanced degree preferably in competitive intelligence, research studies or a similar field of study
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Paralegal, Litigation Legal Assistant, Legal Researcher or other comparable position consisting of researching in a legal environment preferred, or business experience in an analytical role
  • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly

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