Job ID: 5914
Updated: Aug 5, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Risk Management
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
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual for the role of Conflicts Coordinator in the Business Intake & Conflicts Department. This is an exciting opportunity to assist attorneys with their compliance duties in a fast-paced environment by organizing, monitoring and delivering expected results for new/lateral hire clearance while contributing to the success of the Firm. The Conflicts Coordinator works closely with attorneys and members of the Business Intake & Conflicts Department. The Conflicts Coordinator is responsible for organizing, monitoring, and delivering expected results on behalf of the Conflicts Department for debtor client representations, new/lateral hire clearance, and large series litigations. This position will be responsible, in conjunction with other members of the Conflicts team, for initial set-up and monitoring of the workflow of restructuring related representations, new hire submissions, and large series litigations to meet attorney-appointed and court-required deadlines. The Conflicts Coordinator will act as the Department’s first point of contact for all new requests submitted through one of the dedicated systems. 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 one of the Department’s shared e-mail boxes and all pending requests for searching. This position reports to the Conflicts Analyst Supervisor and is subject to the needs that may arise in aiding the Firm’s Office of the General Counsel, Professional Responsibility Partner, Risk Management and the Business Intake and Conflicts area in general. The ideal individual will have a collaborative mindset, an acute attention to detail, work well under pressure, and understand the meaning of exceptional customer service. Conflicts-related training will be provided.
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