Location: New York, NY, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With almost 8,000 professionals based in 70+ locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.
We are seeking a Conflicts Analyst/Sr Analyst to join our Legal team. The ideal candidate must have at least 1+ year/s of experience working in a legal environment. In this position, you will report directly to the Department Manager and assist in the full conflicts process -- perform computer database searches for related party and existing engagement information, and matter updates compile and filter the information found; evaluate and clarify discrepancies; provide reports consolidating the information, maintain the integrity of the database and input general client information upon approval of new business.
Responsible for running timely, accurate and thoughtful conflict searches daily for preliminary checks on potential matters, on formally submitted new business and new clients
Manage daily updates for existing matter by adding additional parties to the memo and the Conflicts database
Exceptional organizational skills; demonstrated communication skills; ability to work within a team; detail oriented
Responsible for vetting all information that comes into the department (i.e. requests to the department to re-open matters, new business for either new or existing clients, preliminary conflict check requests)
Maintain and update conflicts database
Liaise with attorneys and business representatives by telephone, e-mail or in person to obtain information on new clients and matters
Must be available for occasional/scheduled after-hour and weekend projects and rotational on-call remote shifts
At least 1 year of experience working in a legal/law department environment; conflicts experience preferred
College degree preferred
Excellent communication skills (particularly written). The ability to approach individuals at all levels within the firm by telephone, email correspondence or in person with confidence and clarity
The ability to solve problems in a methodical, practical way
Ability to multi-task, follow-up/follow through, be thorough, prioritize and pay close attention to detail are required
Responsive to the demands of lawyers and an ability to work under pressure
Must be able to function seamlessly in a time sensitive environment (i.e. handle urgent/rush requests, without sacrificing quality)
Must be customer service oriented
Takes compliance with ABA mandates on ethics and hedging risks regarding conflicts of interest seriously; understands their importance
Knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word is required
Understanding and utilization of Boolean search operands and techniques are required
The annual base salary range is $60,000 - $95,000, commensurate on experience. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance. Please ask your recruiter for details.
A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.