Job ID: 6930
Updated: Nov 21, 2022
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Risk Management
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Business Intake Coordinator will review, modify, and process all new client, new matter, revision, and conflicts searches using the Firm’s automated business intake system. Using well-established standards, business rules, and policies as guidance, the Business Intake Coordinator will act as the Department’s first point of contact for all new requests. Along with the other Coordinators, this position will organize and facilitate large litigation and restructuring-related requests for searching and analysis. This position will interface with all members of the Business Intake and Conflicts team, as well as attorneys and their secretaries. This position is the primary monitor of the Business Intake and Conflicts hotline, the Department’s shared e-mail boxes and all pending intake requests for searching. The Business Intake Coordinator is responsible for setting up large search requests on behalf of attorneys and coordinating the department’s efforts on researching, documenting, and delivery of all search results and summaries.
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Qualifications & Requirements
The Business Intake Coordinator is required to keep all documentation on the Department’s sharepoint sites relevant to both internal and external customers of the department. This position is responsible for upholding the standards and Firmwide policies of all new business processed by the Department, as well as implementing and policing standards of quality, consistency, accuracy and thoroughness, enhancing customer service, and improving efficiency. Two to three years of related experience processing business intake and supporting a functional area’s initiatives, including compliance and regulatory monitoring is preferred. This position needs to be familiar with legal terminology, possess a sharp business acumen and requires a strong attention to detail. A flexible schedule and overtime is required. This position requires a bachelor’s degree.
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