McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held. The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work.
The Client Intake Department is seeking a Senior Conflicts Analyst to join the team in Chicago. The Senior Conflicts Analyst researches and generates reports on potential new clients and matters, and edits, and analyzes conflict of interest reports. This position assists with training and coaching Conflicts Analysts.
As a Senior Conflicts Analyst, you will:
Process formal and informal conflict search request Conduct pre-search interview with attorneys secretaries to clarify information submitted Communicate results of the conflict search to attorneys and secretaries Audit and correct search details in the conflicts database Research new Firm clients using industry search tools and platforms Provide telephone and email assistance to attorneys and secretaries to interpret reports and troubleshoot database issues Advise programmers regarding database usability including documentation of issues from Firm-wide users Train new non-attorney departmental staff Support Client Intake leadership to document policies and maintain accuracy of master files
Bachelor’s degree At least two (2) years of related work experience Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) Knowledge of time entry and conflict of interest databases Familiarity with legal research tools and databases Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong organizational skills Strong analytical skills Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities Ability to handle and maintain confidential information