Position Specialty: Attorney & Paralegal
Position Location: New York, New York
A rapidly growing law firm seeks a Conflicts Attorney to serve as a critical member of the firm’s Office of the General Counsel to bolster the Firm’s Risk Management, Ethics, and Compliance function. The Conflicts Attorney will work closely with the Firm’s General Counsel to support new matter intake and Attorney/Staff hiring by identifying, analyzing, and resolving conflicts of interest in a timely manner. The person in this role will advise attorneys on any information necessary to complete conflict-of-interest checks and will work closely with attorneys to ensure prompt and timely resolution of conflicts and other issues. The Conflicts Attorney will also draft waiver letters and provisions of engagement letters, in addition to establishing and enforcing ethical screens, as needed.
The qualified applicant will have a J.D. from an accredited law school and have two or more years of relevant experience. The candidate must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York and be in good standing. The Conflicts Attorney should possess very strong working knowledge of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct and the ability to handle sensitive information/data with the utmost confidentiality. Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to articulate conflicts/other issues clearly, precisely, succinctly, and with appropriate urgency, and exceptional project management abilities are a must.
Annual Salary (US$): 161K-170K /annual
Required Education: Doctorate
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