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Conflicts Analyst

Winston & Strawn LLP
retirement plan
United States, California, Los Angeles
February 19, 2024
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Conflicts Analyst will support the firm's programs including new business and conflicts intake and lateral hiring. The Conflicts Analyst is responsible for receiving and evaluating the initial conflict check information, performing corporate and online research, and producing conflict reports used to summarize the existence of potential or actual conflicts of interest. The Conflicts Analyst will work closely with more senior Analysts, Conflict Attorneys and Conflicts Counsel on various aspects of the conflicts search process with the goal of seeing the conflict search process through from beginning to end.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate information obtained from partners and practice coordinators through the Intapp Open intake system for accuracy and completeness
  • Research entities using a variety of internal and third-party resources
  • Conduct comprehensive client due diligence and sanction checks on potential new clients and new matters
  • Prepare and conduct conflict searches on the Firm's databases
  • Generate new business conflict reports and conflict reports related to lateral hiring to aid more senior Conflict Analysts, Conflict Attorneys and Conflicts Counsel with conflict resolutions
  • Analyze search results in accordance with the appropriate ethical rules and Firm policies and ensure that all necessary information is obtained so that an accurate search can be completed
  • Provide excellent customer service to all levels of Firm constituents regarding the conflict clearance process
  • Participate in the testing and review of new software systems
  • Assist with department projects and special requests as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree with strong academic performance required
  • 2+ years professional work experience preferred
  • Proficiency in in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat required
  • Previous experience with conflicts, compliance, analytical research and/or experience with corporate research resources in an academic, legal, or business environment preferred
  • Proficiency in Intapp products preferred

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to communicate in a confident and professional manner
  • Use of good judgment to make sound decisions, while maintaining a customer service-oriented manner
  • Ability to recognize potential concerns and escalate to the appropriate Conflicts personnel
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritize and multitask, while working under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to ask for and accept direction, while taking ownership of and resolving issues.
  • Self-starter with a positive outlook and desire to solve problems
  • Ability to ask for and accept direction, while taking ownership of and resolving issues
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with members of the Conflicts team and other colleagues across the Firm
Los Angeles based applicants only: The target annual salary range for this role is currently $72,000 - $84,000, based on a regular, full-time schedule. The amount of compensation offered will be determined by several factors, including but not limited to experience, qualifications, market data and internal equity. Total compensation may include an annual discretionary merit bonus, yearly retirement plan contribution, and a comprehensive benefits package.
We value diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled (EOE=Equal Opportunity Employer) #LI-DC2#LI-HYBRID
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