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Conflicts Assistant - Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC · Legal

Conflicts Assistant - Washington, D.C.

A top-rated Law Firm is seeking a Conflicts Assistant (Laterals) to join the Business Intake & Conflicts Department.


Position Summary: The Conflicts Assistant (Lateral) will focus on day-to-day operations for processing all lateral intake and conflicts and will create comprehensive conflicts reports for analysis, working under the supervision of the Conflicts Manager (Laterals). The reports that the Conflicts Assistants create are key in identifying conflicts and are an important tool for the Conflicts Analysts, Conflict Staff Attorneys and Department leadership when resolving and clearing all candidates.

  • Process all attorney lateral, paralegal and staff candidate submission forms for completeness and accuracy
  • Responsible for responding to applicant inquiries/questions sent to Lateral Conflicts Support when submitted during scheduled work hours
  • Responsible for keeping an up to date log of all candidates in the queue
  • Organize information submitted by candidates to create appropriate documentation and materials in order to execute an accurate and complete set of conflict reports
  • Create and enter broad search terms for all parties and information contained in submission documents into the conflicts database
  • Review database results, remove extraneous information and create accurate, concise and complete conflicts reports in Intapp Open for analytical review
  • Ensure that firm-wide administrative filing is up to date and complete. Work with department resources to make sure filing assignments are up to date
  • All other duties as assigned or required


Skills and experience:


  • Advanced Excel skills
  • An overall understanding of a corporate law practice
  • College Degree
  • Prior experience in a Conflicts Department
  • Intapp Open or comparable conflicts checking software experience preferred
  • Prior conflicts experience, including knowledge of conflicts and understanding presenting database reports

To Apply: Please email your resume to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com 

Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
4376 Pacifica Way Suite 3
Oceanside, CA 92056
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