Careers

Risk Management — Conflict Clerk

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a 50-state national law firm, has an immediate opening for a Risk Management — Conflict Clerk, working from our Chicago, Oakland, or Portland, Oregon office.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Conduct business development and other types of conflict of interest searches and effectively handle matter intake through conclusion. Make decisions regarding actions to be taken, including assessment of complex or unusual requests, making decisions about interpretation of conflicts data, and/or determining techniques or methods to be used to resolve conflicts.
  • Analyze conflicts reports, make informed recommendations and highlight potential conflicts for attorney review.
  • Communicate and disseminate conflict of interest information orally or in writing, following up with lawyers and others as needed to handle all due diligence and ensure that any conflicts are resolved.
  • Conduct research using third-party business resources for all new clients and for other assigned work as needed.
  • Actively maintain working knowledge of the applicable rules of professional conduct, client relationship considerations, and related developments.
  • Participate in or manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work overtime as needed and approved, including weekend and holiday e-mail and conflict check coverage shared with other staff on a rotating, calendared basis.
  • Consistently contribute to the department work product by communicating and collaborating in a manner that enhances individual and team productivity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum two years' experience related to the duties or skills described herein (e.g., general research, paralegal, or project assistance experience) or one year direct conflicts experience in a law firm. Law firm experience highly desired. A professional demeanor is required, as well as excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with candidates, attorneys, management and staff

  • Proven ability to prioritize and multitask, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high-level work product.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Excellent project management skills and relevant experience leading enterprise-wide initiative.
  • Proficiency using on-line research tools and databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, Dun & Bradstreet, Hoovers, Intapp OPEN, Aderant, LegalKey.

EDUCATION

College and work-related experience preferred

We offer a friendly, business casual environment, with a competitive salary and full benefits package. Please e-mail resume and salary requirement to ADMRecruiting@grsm.com. Please put "Risk Management —Conflict Clerk" in the Subject line.

No recruiter or telephone calls please.

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani is an equal opportunity employer.