SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Conflicts Researcher II in our client’s Washington, DC office. The Conflicts Researcher II investigates, identifies, and recommends resolution of conflicts-of-interest. In this capacity, the Conflicts Researcher II will:
Independently conduct thorough and accurate research of corporations, agencies and individuals listed as incoming parties to client/matters, or submitted with preliminary conflicts checks;
Analyze and evaluate both the reference source research results and conflicts reports to determine whether conflicts-of-interest may exist with incoming parties;
Independently inform attorneys and administrative staff as to whether potential or actual conflicts exist and propose the necessary steps to resolve; Consult with management on complex conflicts issues potentially requiring the further direction of the Professional Responsibility Committee or the Office of General Counsel;
Update the corporate hierarchies or “family trees” in the Firm’s conflicts database and billing database;
Conduct pro-active research of mergers, acquisitions and potential bankruptcies using various business reference sources and record findings in the conflicts database;
Analyze ‘thrust-upon” conflicts issues and propose resolutions to attorneys in consultation with the Professional Responsibility Committee or the Office of General Counsel;
Research and process requests including close, reopen, client, matter, and mailing/contact change requests;
Work overtime as required; and
Handle additional Conflicts research and analysis projects as assigned.
Intermediate-level proficiency in conflicts related computer operations and software programs;
Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Microsoft Word;
Intermediate-level proficiency in business verbal and written communications; and
Intermediate-level knowledge of research procedures and methodology.
Bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred); and
At least 2 years of research or Conflicts related experience (required).
Employees will be provided with an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment, in addition to a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.
Eligible employees can participate in the Firm’s comprehensive benefits program, which include the following:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Long Term Care, and Short and Long Term Disability
Voluntary 401k plan and profit sharing
10 paid holidays per year, and a generous PTO program
Family Support including Paid Parental Leave and Fertility coverage
Bright Horizons (Back-up child care, elder care and online tutoring)
Wellness programs (Employee Assistance Program, mental health and well-being events)