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New Business Conflicts Clearance Analyst

at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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About Us
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Skadden) has forged a reputation as one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. By relying on innovation, intellect, teamwork and tenacity, our lawyers deliver the highest quality advice and novel solutions to our clients' legal issues. We are recognized as a global powerhouse for complex transactions, litigation/controversy issues, and regulatory matters, as well as for the open, collaborative relationships we build with clients. Our attorneys, who reflect diverse backgrounds and perspectives, collaborate seamlessly across 50-plus practices and 21 offices in the world's major financial centers.

The Opportunity
We are seeking a New Business Conflicts Clearance Analyst to join our Firm. The New Business Conflicts Clearance Analyst will support the New Business Conflicts Clearance team by conducting thorough conflicts checks, maintaining accurate records in the conflicts database, and ensuring the seamless operation of the conflicts resolution process. Please note that the Firm will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.
Reviews and analyzes conflicts reports to identify any potential conflicts of interest issues which require resolution.
Collaborates with other members of the New Business Conflict Clearance team, Conflicts Attorneys, and Office of the General Counsel to resolve potential ethical conflicts and facilitate the new matter opening process.
Communicates effectively with attorneys and staff to gather necessary information for conflicts checks, conflicts review and clarify any discrepancies in the iManage request form.
Validates the requirements for each conflict check with the requesting lawyer or secretary to ensure compliance with firm policies and legal standards.
Conducts corporate research using both internal and external resources to verify the accuracy of information and understand corporate relationships and structures.
Coordinates with the Client Accounting Department and other relevant departments to ensure the integrity and consistency of database information.
Provides coverage for department functions, including after-hours and weekend support as needed, ensuring continuous operation of conflicts resolution processes.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
Manages Firm resources responsibly.
Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies, and procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
Familiarity with conflicts database software, preferably iManage, and a general understanding of the conflicts resolution process in a legal or professional services context.
Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, in communicating with Firm attorneys and staff
Demonstrates close attention to detail
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to... For full info follow application link.

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.

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Job Posting: 1278814

Posted On: Jun 15, 2024

Updated On: Jul 15, 2024

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