Job ID: 5218
Updated: Nov 15, 2019
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 Business Intake Specialist (in rotation with other members of the Business Intake team) is responsible for all aspects of business intake processing: new clients, new matters for existing clients, revisions to existing clients and matters, new hires, information security, review of retention letters and waivers, and director/officer positions. Facilitate and monitor the workflow of new client matters through the intake program, provide data entry using Firm systems, provide team support services and assist in the resolution of any conflicts by working with various parties and resources.
The Business Intake Specialist has these core responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess five years of related experience, including conflicts searching is required. Familiarity with online database research and the Internet is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills, public service orientation, and the ability to analyze complex and often conflicting information are also required. The Business Intake Specialist should also possess an acute attention to detail, as well as the ability to identify and analyze problems and find solutions. A master’s degree and knowledge of the Firm and its history are preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required.
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