Job ID: 4577
Updated: May 21, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Conflicts Docket/Records Mgmt
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Conflicts Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Firm’s Conflicts of Interest team, systems and processes. The Conflicts Manager reports to the Associate Director Operations, New Business & Conflicts, and directly manages the Conflicts Supervisors for new business intake, laterals/new hires and restructuring/debtor representations.
The Conflicts Manager has these core responsibilities:
Essential Job Functions
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess more than 7 years of related experience, including law firm conflicts searching or similar process management/risk management experience required. A minimum of 3 years of management and leadership experience is required. Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once while meeting deadlines and to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. Four-year college degree required, advanced degree preferred. Studies in areas directly applicable to the duties described above (e.g. business administration, project management, management, paralegal/legal assistant, and finance) desirable but not required. Professional and educational experience strongly considered.
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