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Business Administration/Management
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21000432 Requisition #

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center.

 

The DLA Piper Business Operations Center LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP, is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

 

If you are a highly talented Sr Conflicts Assistant, we want to hear from you!

 

This position can site in our Tampa, Sacramento, San Diego, Phoenix, or Austin office.

 

The New Business Intake department is US firm-wide scope since the New Business Intake process impacts all lawyers and business conducted by the firm.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • 5 years’ office experience in a business environment
  • 2 years in a business or legal environment
  • Experience processing new business or lateral files; navigating conflicts/new business software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to identify data integrity issues and resolve them appropriately
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to interpret complex data
  • Knowledge of best practices in a law firm new business environment
  • Ability to effectively delegate work and provide quality assurance to a team
  • An understanding of the importance of the risk management function of a new business environment

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience resolving business and legal conflicts of interest
  • Experience drafting engagement letters and conflicts waivers
  • Experience with AML analysis

 

What will your day look like?

As Senior Conflicts Analyst, you will conduct comprehensive reviews of New Business and Lateral Due Diligence files for completeness and accuracy. You will apply critical thinking, knowledge of the legal industry, and standard research methods to assess and resolve potential legal and business conflicts. You will conduct new client and Anti Money Laundering (AML) due diligence, identify special issues and industry approvals for escalation to the appropriate approval groups. You will communicate with partners, attorneys, staff, and the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) to ensure the proper identification and monitoring of potential conflict and business issues. You will complete special projects and provides presentations at the direction of management.  You will effectively manage law firm risk and protects confidential client information. You will Identify the need for new business industry, sanctions, and other approvals, and potential business and ethical conflicts.

 

You will assist management with quality assurance and workload for the team, provide training and coaching to more junior members of the team. You will assign all incoming files to team members for processing, review new business intake forms to ensure accuracy and completeness of new client and matter records, reviews lateral hire reports and assists Professional Responsibility Counsel with respect to any required research or analysis of reports.

 

To learn more about DLA Piper (US), please visit our website

 

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

 

Agency applications will not be considered.