The Bankruptcy & Restructuring Conflicts Attorney will support the Conflict Department’s day-to-day tasks of conflicts of interest clearance, with a special focus on the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring practice. The Bankruptcy & Restructuring Conflicts Attorney will interact directly with Bankruptcy Practice Group, as well as assist with special projects related to the firm’s professional responsibility, compliance and conflicts initiatives.
Conducts research as necessary on new clients and involved parties.
Utilizing corporate databases to determine shareholders and substantial owners.
Performs conflicts searches and processes requests within LegalKey and the New Business Intake system.
Coordinate & correspond with the Bankruptcy Practice Group regarding large scale search requests to ensure deadlines are met.
Develop expertise in bankruptcy court disclosure rules and requirements.
Coordinate with bankruptcy attorneys to help evaluate and process results of conflicts checks.
Keep team updated regarding the clearance status of new bankruptcy matters.
Assists with report generation, and all other administrative functions in the department as necessary.
1-2 years of experience as a practicing attorney in the area of bankruptcy and restructuring or in a conflicts department required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Conflicts of Interest analysis experience and/or knowledge of the law of conflicts of interest a plus.
Aptitude for learning new systems, including ability to participate in discussions about design of existing or new system based on departmental and firm needs.
Disclaimer Statement The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Internal Number: 1014-159
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