Annualized Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000
Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity in the Intake Department of our Denver office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
The Conflicts Analyst /Conflicts Attorney 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
Full time employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, short term disability, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K, vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program. Additional voluntary programs include: voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, voluntary critical illness and cancer insurance and pet insurance. Commuter and Transit programs are also available.
Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.
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