Conflicts Research Assistant - for prominent global law firm. This position can be located in Washington, DC, Palo Alto, San Francisco or Los Angeles, CA. The position can be remote but candidate must be within commuting distance to an office.
This position is responsible for researching accurate conflicts reports regarding intake of new business or new hires to the Firm.
The hours for this position are 10am to 6:30pm.
Duties include: conducting extensive corporate research using multiple software tools and the internet; liaising with lawyers and secretaries to obtain complete information about incoming work, such as identifying parties and the nature of the matter; and creating appropriate search terms after all corporate and individual names are collected, running searches in the proprietary database and categorizing results for relevance. Composes concise, accurate, and organized reports of research results for attorneys and others. Assists with maintenance of confidential internal database of information about clients and all related parties to specific matters. Flexibility for on-call coverage on weekends and holidays as needed.
Position Requirements: 4-year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and related experience. Demonstrated attention to detail. Superior writing and analytical skills. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, prioritize multiple tasks and work efficiently both in teams and independently. Experience with the use of the Internet for serious research. General familiarity with corporate structures. Ability to learn new software quickly.
Salary is commensurate with experience.