Post Date: 05/31/2019
Close Date: 06/30/2019
Stoel Rives LLP ranks as one of the top law firms in the country and the region and is excited to offer an opportunity for a motivated expert to grow with Stoel. To support its service of U.S. and international clients in all areas of business law and litigation, Stoel Rives is seeking a Business Intake and Conflicts Analyst to join its dedicated team of risk management professionals. This position is responsible for supporting the implementation and maintenance of a centralized conflicts of interest clearance model to serve all of Stoel’s varied practice areas. Mastery of conflicts search strategy, complementary conflicts & business intake technology, and database/knowledge management is required. J.D. or license to practice law in Oregon and/or Washington is desired. This position will be filled in either the Seattle, WA or Portland, OR office.
This position supports the entire Business Intake and Conflicts Department (“BIC Department”), the Conflicts Counsel, and the Firm Counsel in responding to all new business requests submitted firm wide, including requests related to existing and potential new clients as well as requests related to new hires, external publications, and requests for proposal. The primary responsibility of the Business Intake and Conflicts Analyst (“Analyst”) is to implement and maintain an efficient, robust intake and conflicts system by leveraging technical skills and a deep understanding of the BIC Department’s staff and priorities.
The Analyst is proficient in individually crafting search strategies, performing a first round of review on all search results, and filtering out false hits prior to submitting results for attorney approval. Conflicts database management and good knowledge management skills are key functions of the Analyst role. The Analyst is frequently called upon to route and triage requests and serve as the key liaison with outside vendors.
The Analyst’s responsibilities extend beyond the day-to-day flow of new business and involve testing, troubleshooting, and strategizing with a cross-departmental team charged with the task of designing, maintaining, and improving the conflicts/intake system. The Analyst fosters open communication with all stakeholders and facilitates training and ongoing education to identify areas of challenge and maintain a responsive system that meets the Firm’s risk management goals.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required, and at least 5 years’ experience in performing conflicts analyst functions in a large law firm. Must have experience with conflicts database management; experience with Elite Enterprise or similar billing system preferred. Familiarity with Intapp Open, Business Acceptance, Walls, integrate, and/or Time preferred. Completion of Intapp Open Administrator Training or equivalent certification preferred.
This position is non-exempt and overtime may be required. Normal business hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For a full job description and to apply please visit our website: https://www.stoel.com/about/careers/administrative-business-professionals/openings
Stoel Rives is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a leading U.S. corporate and litigation law firm. One of the largest national firms focused on energy, natural resources, environmental and climate change, Stoel Rives also serves the agribusiness, food and beverage, health care, life sciences and technology industries. With more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia, Stoel Rives is a leader in regulatory and compliance matters, business, labor and employment law, intellectual property, land use, real estate development and construction law. For more information, follow us @stoelrives or visit www.stoel.com.