Job ID: 5451
Updated: Jan 21, 2021
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 Supervisor - Compliance is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the duties of the dedicated Business Intake - Compliance team including final review of all engagement documentation, including retention letters, outside counsel guidelines, waivers, and other required documentation. This position will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining information barriers related to business intake, including the distribution of memorandums and notifications using the Firm’s dedicated access management applications. The Business Intake Supervisor - Compliance is responsible for maintaining all engagement letter, waiver, and other Business Intake & Conflicts Department templates. The major focus of the position will be quality of outcomes, workflow analysis/adjustments, and exceptional customer service. This position reports to the Business Intake Manager and is subject to the needs that may arise in aiding the Firm’s Office of the General Counsel, Risk Management, and the business intake and conflicts area in general.
The Business Intake Supervisor - Compliance has these core responsibilities:
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess five to seven years of related experience, including engagement documentation review or similar process management/risk management experience required. Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once while meeting deadlines and working in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision. Four year college degree required. Advanced degree, J.D., or M.B.A. preferred. Candidate must have strong organizational skills; must possess exceptional writing and oral communication skills; strict attention to detail; and possess strong interpersonal skills. Studies in areas directly applicable to the duties described above (e.g. business administration, project management, management, paralegal/legal assistant, finance) desirable but not required depending upon other professional and educational experience. Previous supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership abilities is a plus.
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