Conflicts Attorney

  • Lowenstein Sandler
  • Roseland, NJ, USA
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Full Time Legal

Job Description

Who We Are:

Lowenstein Sandler is one of the most sophisticated law firms in the United States, with over 350 lawyers and 300 business services professionals serving clients from offices in New York, Palo Alto, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington, D.C. We recruit candidates who seek a collaborative, entrepreneurial culture that prioritizes our clients, our colleagues, and the communities where we work and live. Committed to career development and to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, the firm offers many programs and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We seek professionals for our business services group who share these values.

What You Will Do:

The firm is currently recruiting for a Conflicts Attorney for either the Roseland or New York office.  This position will be responsible for the review, analysis, and resolution of potential conflicts of interest with respect to lateral attorney candidates and new business intake.  This position will work closely with the Office of the General Counsel, the Conflicts Department, Talent Acquisition Department, firm management, attorneys, and other administrative departments.

 

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Identify and resolve conflicts of interest associated with the admission of lateral candidates and with new business intakes;
  • Review information provided by candidates in response to lateral attorney questionnaires and/or other documents related to prior employment;
  • Communicate with lateral candidates regarding the needs for complete and accurate client and related parties information and distinguishing between portable and non-portable business;
  • Arrange for conflict searches to be performed to determine whether the admission of lateral candidates will create conflicts of interest;
  • Analyze and summarize conflict search reports to identify actual and potential conflicts of interest associated with the admission of candidates and new business intakes;
  • Work with candidates and responsible LS attorneys to determine whether conflicts of interest exist and, if so, whether they can be resolved pursuant to ethics rules, ethics opinions and case law in the applicable jurisdictions;

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • JD required
  • Minimum 2 years’ conflict of interest experience in a law firm
  • Familiarity with Intapp Open preferred
  • Knowledge of laws, Rules of Professional Conduct, and risk management requirements governing conflicts of interest and conflicts resolution processes
  • Experience doing legal and corporate affiliation research
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills

Office Location: Roseland, NJ

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Amount of Travel Required: None

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Disclaimers:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required by employee. 

Lowenstein Sandler LLP is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms are to be deemed the sole property of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Lowenstein Sandler LLP as a result of the referral.

Lowenstein Sandler LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Occupations

Attorney

Education Requirements

J.D.

Requisition Number

CONFL01724