Conflicts Counsel needed to assist the firm's General Counsel's Office with conflict of interest and risk management matters. The Attorney is responsible for daily review, analysis and resolution of conflicts and other issues related to firm acceptance of new clients and new matters. Analysis of conflict of interest reports for all new firm representations to identify potential conflict problems, resolution of conflict of interest issues (including drafting necessary waivers and other documents) related to new clients and new matters. Review of client outside counsel guidelines and assisting with assessment of firm's ability to comply. The Attorney will work solely with the General Counsel Office on firm internal matters.
Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school
Member of a U.S. State Bar
8+ years of practice experience as a lawyer in a mid to large-sized law firm.
Basic knowledge of conflict-of-interest principles under professional responsibility rules
Excellent analytical, organizational and written and oral communication skills.
Experience in the area of conflict of interest law and/or professional responsibility