Attorney experienced in Litigation Conflicts

Wilson Elser is currently seeking an Attorney experienced in Litigation Conflicts. 

The position will work closely with the firm’s General Counsel and conflicts analysis team in managing, researching and monitoring potential conflicts of interest and risk management issues to avoid possible legal conflicts and business issues. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney who wants to take on an important and unique leadership role with a national law firm.

This is a full-time position offering flexibility in working location. Candidates who are interested in remote work / telecommuting are welcome to apply. 

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves their clients with nearly 800 attorneys across over 34 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal’s survey of the nation’s largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in any state; NY or NJ admission preferred
  • 5 plus years of defense litigation experience
  • Conflicts clearance experience in a law firm setting
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the firm personnel
  • Superior writing and research skills including strong computer literacy

Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor potential conflicts of interest and risk management issues to help the firm avoid possible legal conflicts and business issues
  • Work closely with the firm’s Partners, Management Leadership and General Counsel team
  • Assist in clearing lateral attorney hires of any potential conflicts
  • For lateral attorney hires, assist in implementing ethical screens and have attorneys obtain waivers in order to facilitate conflicts clearance
  • Assist with other projects related to conflicts clearance as needed
  • Study and remain current with laws and rules pertaining to conflicts of interest in each jurisdiction where our offices are located
  • Provide lawyers, HR, and other management team members with reviews and summaries of results of conflict reviews

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Firm Benefit Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by clicking here or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting “Conflicts Attorney” in the subject line.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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