Los Angeles CA

Conflicts Researcher

CM Legal

Conflicts Researcher
Our client has an opening for a Conflicts Researcher in the Los Angeles office.  The hours for this position will be 12:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Conflicts Researcher investigates, identifies, and recommends resolution of conflicts-of-interest. 

In this capacity, the Conflicts Researcher will:

  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Prepare new business intake forms for review by the Conflicts Manager;
  • 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.


  • Fundamental-level proficiency in conflicts related computer operations and software programs;
  • Fundamental-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Microsoft Word;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in business verbal and written communications; and
  • Fundamental knowledge of research procedures and methodology.


  • Bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred); and
  • At least 1 year of law firm or professional services experience (preferred).

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 $55,300 and a maximum of $75,850 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!


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