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Conflicts Specialist

Company: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Conflicts Specialist to join our team in our Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Anchorage offices. This position offers the flexibility to be fully remote while working within reasonable commuting distance from any of the listed offices.This position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks including searching, flagging, and validation of conflicts reports for accuracy, with regard to new client business and incoming attorneys. We value entrepreneurial self-starters who bring innovative solutions to the table. If you are detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills, we want to talk to you.At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.On a typical day you will:

  • Perform online conflict of interest searches on potential clients and on parties related to existing or prospective clients in a timely manner. Experience with Intapp or Intapp related conflicts products preferred
  • Escalate analysis of conflicts search results to conflicts staff attorneys as appropriate
  • Enter conflict information on parties related to the firm's client in the online conflict records
  • Run special searches as needed (i.e. prior relations of new attorneys, potential merger, etc.)
  • Enter and update records in the firm's conflict database regarding newly hired attorneys, fiduciary relationships of firm employees, or other information as necessary
  • Produce and circulate daily report regarding conflicts searches requested/performed and new matters opened
  • Assist with other special projects, tasks, and/or support as assigned
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality. Adhere to schedule by being timely on breaks, lunches and meetingsJoin us if you have:
    • 1+ years' experience in general office work including data entry, working with office personnel or other related duties; law firm experience preferred
    • High School graduate or GED equivalent required, bachelor's degree is preferred
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, including accurate grammar and spelling
    • Attention to detail, analysis and organizational skills
    • Strong database search skills, including development of search logic and strategies
    • Ability to accurately type 35-40 wpm
    • Strong interpersonal skills, team player able to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong customer service skills, including understanding and responding quickly to a variety of inquiries
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines
    • Experience with Microsoft Office is required; experience with Intapp products is preferred
      • Willingness to adapt to and learn new technology, software programs, and upgrades
        • Excellent grammar, proofreading and organizational skills
        • Ability to communicate clearly and handle stressful situations in a professional manner and multi-task as well as follow-up timely
        • Willingness to work in a team-oriented environment
        • Ability to understand and follow work instructions with minimal supervision
        • Maintain excellent attendance and timely arrival
        • Demonstrate flexibility
        • Availability for overtime when requiredWho We AreDavis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with 11 offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client's and each lawyer's work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.What's in it For You?DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:
          • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
          • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
          • Dental plan
          • Fertility and adoption benefit
          • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Commuter benefits
          • Retirement contributionThis job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.Washington State The annualized salary range for this position in Washington is $60,000 to $65,000 ($30.77-$33.33 hourly).Actual pay will be adjusted based on the candidate's education, training, experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, telemedicine and virtual short term solution based counseling services, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, subsidized backup care and caregiving resources, 401(k), vacation, sick time, 11 paid holidays each year and an employee assistance program. For full-time employees, the initial vacation benefit is 15 days per year and 11 days of sick leave per year, accrued bi-weekly. Additional voluntary programs include: voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, and pet insurance. Commuter and Transit programs are also available. California The annualized salary range for this position in Los Angeles is $65,000 to $71,000 ($33.33-$36.41 hourly); and San Francisco is $80,000 to $90,000 ($41.03-$46.15 hourly). Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, telemedicine and virtual short term solution based counseling services, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, subsidized backup care and caregiving resources, 401(k), vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program. Additional voluntary programs include: voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, and pet insurance. Commuter and Transit programs are also available. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine - central to who we are and what we do. Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals - including those who are from traditionally underrepresented communities in the legal profession - can have, and can see, a path to success.We embed DEI throughout our law firm with our four-pillar framework: Community, Growth, Education, and Engagement.We invite you to learn more about our commitment to DEI at .Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons. If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please email . #LI-BR1
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Keywords: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, San Francisco , Conflicts Specialist, Other , San Francisco, California

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