Position Title: Conflicts Attorney
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: Law Firm / Legal Services
Reports To: Conflicts Counsel and Manager
Status: Full Time, Direct Hire

Jones Networking is recruiting for a Conflicts Attorney with a Large General Practice Law Firm in NW Washington, DC. Our client offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits to include comprehensive healthcare coverage, 401(k) with employer match, flexible spending account, generous vacation package, growth opportunities, and many other Firm benefits.

Conflicts Attorney Position Summary

  • Analyze results from searches of the Firm’s conflicts database and outside sources to identify potential and/or actual conflicts posed by new work or new hires

  • Actively consult and advise Firm attorneys regarding conflicts clearance

  • Draft conflicts waivers or take other steps to resolve conflicts

  • Provide instruction and supervise the work of the non-attorney conflicts staff members

  • Document or audit steps taken to clear any conflicts

  • Work with ethical walls and screens managed within Intapp Walls tool

  • Participate in maintaining the conflicts database with appropriate information about Firm clients/matters, client subsidiaries and affiliates, related parties, etc.

  • Enter information obtained during the conflicts clearance process in the conflicts database, documenting the resolution of conflicts and any waivers, where necessary

Conflicts Attorney Qualifications Summary

  • Law Degree / JD from an accredited Law School

  • Bar membership in Washington, DC; candidates for bar membership must be admitted (by waiver or exam) in accordance with the jurisdictional admission rules and requirements

  • Familiarity with the Model and DC Rules of Professional Conduct

  • Familiarity with anti-money laundering compliance regimes preferred

  • Excellent legal research ability utilizing various online databases and print resources

  • Familiarity with modern business organization models, structures, and ownership

  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills to explain complex data into a manageable, logical explanation of the legal issue, and recommend steps to be taken

  • Familiarity with Intapp Open or other automated conflict of interest clearance workflow procedures and systems