Job ID: 4708
Updated: Aug 3, 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 Compliance 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 Compliance 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 New Business and Conflicts team, as well as attorneys and their secretaries. This position is the primary monitor of the New Business and Conflicts hotline, the Department’s shared e-mail boxes and all pending intake requests for searching. The Compliance 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. The Compliance 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.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
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