Conflicts Researcher II (LA)
Conflicts Researcher II
Our client has an opening for a Conflicts Researcher II in the Los Angeles office.
The Conflicts Researcher II investigates, identifies, and recommends resolution of conflicts-of-interest.
In this capacity, the Conflicts Researcher II will:
- Independently conduct thorough and accurate research of corporations, agencies and individuals listed as incoming parties to client/matters, or submitted with preliminary conflicts checks;
- Analyze and evaluate both the reference source research results and conflicts reports to determine whether conflicts-of-interest may exist with incoming parties;
- Independently inform attorneys and administrative staff as to whether potential or actual conflicts exist and propose the necessary steps to resolve; Consult with management on complex conflicts issues potentially requiring the further direction of the Professional Responsibility Committee or the Office of General Counsel;
- Update the corporate hierarchies or “family trees” in the Firm’s conflicts database and billing database;
- Conduct pro-active research of mergers, acquisitions and potential bankruptcies using various business reference sources and record findings in the conflicts database;
- Analyze ‘thrust-upon” conflicts issues and propose resolutions to attorneys in consultation with the Professional Responsibility Committee or the Office of General Counsel;
- Research and process requests including close, reopen, client, matter, and mailing/contact change requests;
- Work overtime as required; and
- Handle additional Conflicts research and analysis projects as assigned.
- Intermediate-level proficiency in conflicts related computer operations and software programs;
- Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Microsoft Word;
- Intermediate-level proficiency in business verbal and written communications; and
- Intermediate-level knowledge of research procedures and methodology.
- Bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred); and
- At least 2 years of research or Conflicts related experience (required).
Employees will be provided with an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment, in addition to a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.
The salary wage range that they expect to pay for this position is a minimum of $61,900 and a maximum of $85,000 annually. The actual pay wage may vary based on experience or other relevant factors.
Eligible employees can participate in the Firm’s comprehensive benefits program, which include the following:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Long Term Care, and Short and Long Term Disability
- Voluntary 401k plan and profit sharing
- 10 paid holidays per year, and a generous PTO program
- Family Support including Paid Parental Leave and Fertility coverage
- Bright Horizons (Back-up child care, elder care and online tutoring)
- Dependent Care
- Wellness programs (Employee Assistance Program, mental health and well-being events)
- Anniversary Bonus Program
- Professional Development Programs
- Transportation Allowance and Commuter Benefits
- Auto/Home/Legal Insurance
- Pet Insurance
- Employee discounts
- And more!
The firm is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Pursuant to local ordinances, they will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.