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Conflicts Researcher

Seyfarth Shaw LLP- Main Office

400 Attorneys; 800 Staff

Reports to:  Conflicts Manager

Location:  Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: -Bachelor degree, highly preferred, however if the candidate has prior conflicts experience they may be considered. Prior work experience in a legal or professional service environment desired.

EXPERIENCE: Experience with relational databases, such as LegalKey or CompliGuard Analyze or MS Access, desired. -Previous online research experience preferred, including Duns & Bradstreet. -Proficiency with Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel and the ability to learn new software is required.Experience working with PDF software is a plus. -Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

DESCRIPTION:  Generate new business conflicts of interest reports according to department procedures, utilizing conflicts software and available online research tools.  -Have a working knowledge of all department standard operating procedures and understand conflicts request workflow. -Understand basic conflicts of interest principles as taught by the -Conflicts Supervisor and Conflicts Attorneys. -Demonstrate sound judgment in managing his or her assignments in relation to Firm and department priorities. -Ability to interpret and analyze information. Demonstrate ability to compile, review, filter, synthesize, and determine logical conclusions or recommendations based on data and information which is varied in content and format. -Must be a self-starter; able to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment; and exercise independent judgment in performing all aspects of the assignments. -Other responsibilities, as required


SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO https://www.seyfarth.com/staff


Posted  March 5,2019


Chief Administrative Officer

Franczek P.C.- Sole office

30 Attorneys; 26 Staff

Reports to:  Managing Partner and Executive Commitee

Location: 300 S Wacker Dr, #3400, Chicago

EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree (MBA) is strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum five-years of leadership experience within a law firm or other professional  service firm with an emphasis on operations, human resources, and marketing. Legal industry experience is highly preferred.
DESCRIPTION:   Primary Responsibilities: • Leadership and oversight of the firm’s human resources, operations, and marketing functions. • Act as a thought leader in collaboration with the firm’s Managing Partner and Executive Committee. • Create and cultivate a positive work environment by building effective working relationships, making sound decisions, successfully making changes, initiating action and achieving results. • Resolve operational and interdepartmental problems quickly and effectively. • Work collaboratively with the firm’s CFO and IT Director to maximize operational efficiencies and client service capabilities.

Skills/Knowledge/Education: • Minimum 5 years leadership experience within a law firm or other professional services organization, with an emphasis on operations, human resources, and marketing. • The proven ability to supervise, hire, and mentor an effective team. • Ability and interest in playing a leadership role in developing and implementing  the firm’s long term strategic vision. • Ability and interest in fostering a client centered culture.


SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO maw@franczek.com


Posted  February 19,2019