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Data Analyst - People Analytics Group
Seyfarth Shaw.- Main Office
800 Attorneys; 2000 Staff
Reports to: Partner Attorney
LOCATION: 233 S. Wacker Drive
EDUCATION: College degree or equivalent experience
EXPERIENCE: Strong analytical and mathematical skills required. Experience analyzing large data sets required. People analytics or Human Resources analytics experience required. Advanced Excel skills required. Experience with various statistical tools, data management, modeling and reporting software preferred (such as SAS, R, SSMS SSRS, SPSS, or Power BI) Coding experience a plus.
DESCRIPTION: Seyfarth Shaw is a large, full-service AMLAW 100 international law firm based in Chicago. The scope of this role includes analyzing large data sets to prepare various analyses of an employer’s workforce. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated professional who is a team player to join our Firm. The ideal candidate will have superb analytical and mathematical skills along with the ability to evaluate adverse impact, analyze applicant flow and conduct compensation analyses. Advanced Excel skills, general formula based software aptitude, excellent client relations skills, strong project management and organization skills required. Prior experience conducting regression analyses, compensation or diversity analytics preferred. Flexible work schedule and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet multiple deadlines in a fast paced team environment desired. Prior people analytics or human resources analytics experience are preferred. Job Description Development of affirmative action plan analyses using clients data, including assistance in developing internal reporting and auditing mechanisms for affirmative action compliance and OFCCP Compliance Evaluations as needed Conduct impact ratio analyses and adverse impact analyses using human resources databases to analyze employment activity
Assist in development of diversity and inclusion metrics, analysis and presentations Detailed work with large data sets in Excel, including generating pivot tables and writing formulas to analyze data Assist in preparing regression analyses and cohort analyses Gather, validate and synthesize employment data Prepare summary analyses in PowerPoint and other mediums for delivery of analytical results Prepare Reduction in Force (RIF) analyses and create Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) disclosure lists
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Posted September 17, 2018
Seyfarth Shaw.- Main Office
800 Attorneys; 2000 Staff
Reports to: Director of Conflicts and Business Intake
LOCATION: 233 S. Wacker Drive
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor degree required
EXPERIENCE: 2+ years of conflicts experience in large law firm environment preferred. Computer proficient with advanced skills in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Explorer and Outlook) required. Experience with on-line reference materials and Boolean searching techniques also preferred. Knowledge of SQL database, electronic imaging and archiving a plus. Ability to learn and utilize specialized internal conflict checking software and multiple software applications. Ability to learn, follow, and explain workflow processes of various departments. Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills. Ability to compile and analyze data and convey concise, detailed information in written report format. Ability to communicate and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to convey and understand complex factual and procedural information. Exceptional interpersonal skills necessary to maintain effective relationships with Firm management, a diverse group of attorneys, and staff. Ability to communicate with professionalism, courtesy, and diplomacy, whether in person, by e-mail, or by phone. Excellent analytical skills. Ability to think critically and read for detail, while regularly reviewing large volumes of information under time pressure. Ability to apply these skills to conflicts analysis, review and drafting of conflicts waivers, and other conflicts resolution tasks. Skills in issue spotting, follow-up, and resolution are essential. Ability to exercise independent judgment necessary to make decisions based on results of searches and other information. Initiative and self-starter skills sufficient to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive conflict inquiries or complaints. Expert abilities in using a conflicts database, preferably CompliGuard Analyze or LegalKey. Knowledge of commercial corporate affiliate aggregate databases and knowledge of common business structures.
DESCRIPTION: This position is open to any of the offices listed below: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. Job Posting Title Conflicts Attorney Location Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. Job Description Summary
Using discretion and independent judgment, this position provides analysis of conflicts reports and recommends actions to resolve potential conflicts of interest for all new business and lateral hires. Conflicts Attorneys are expected to demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism in all aspects of their work, including interactions with Firm attorneys and staff and following all applicable policies on confidentiality. Job Description Analyze conflict reports, document potential conflict situations, and propose resolutions. Facilitate conflict-clearing process by communicating directly with appropriate attorneys and Firm General Counsel, as needed. Procure waiver letters and engagement letters from appropriate attorneys as deemed necessary in each jurisdiction. Review and analyze terms of engagement and outside counsel guidelines, identifying issues requiring further review for business and/or ethical reasons.Produce written summaries of conflicts issues and document rationale for all final conflict resolutions. Upon confirmation of need, establish ethical walls to screen individuals from particular clients and matters as part of conflict clearing process. Independently manage workload to ensure prompt responsiveness to pending conflicts requests. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, tracking the status of individual requests and updating Firm attorneys as needed about the status of requests. Analyze prior legal affiliation reports for all new and lateral hires and present results to Firm management. Participate in the training and education of attorneys on Firm policies and procedures relating to the conflict clearing process. Complete other duties and projects as assigned.
Posted September 17, 2018
Family Law Litigator
Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd.- Sole Office
22 Attorneys; 22 Staff
Reports to: Practice Manager
LOCATION: 19 S. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60603
EXPERIENCE: 2 - 5 years family law litigation experience
DESCRIPTION: A unique opportunity for an experienced family law litigator to join a growing law firm and represent high-profile clients on a broad range of sophisticated family law matters. Join a great legal team proud of our achievements and courtroom successes and work in a dynamic environment with some of the most respected and knowledgeable family lawyers in the country. .
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Posted August 17, 2018
Information Compliance Specialist
Vedder Price P.C.- Main Office
200 Attorneys; 300 Staff
Reports to: Manager of Records and Information Compliance
LOCATION: 222 N LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60601
EDUCATION: Bachelor or Associates degree in Computer Information Systems and/or Accounting, Finance, Business Administration.
EXPERIENCE: Requires a minimum of three years of information governance experience. Must possess strong leadership skills and successfully demonstrate competencies with records management, customer service and computer skills. Demonstrated experience with information management technologies, including RIM databases, litigation support tools, document management systems, e-mail systems and image capture and data transfer technologies.
DESCRIPTION: The Information Compliance Specialist manages information governance projects, performs tasks associated with matter mobility and the administration of legal holds, ethical walls, records retention and disposition. In addition, this role will work with the Manager of Records and Information Compliance on special projects related to the selection and implementation of information governance technology and business process design. Essential Duties &amp; Responsibilities: ·Understands and communicates the Firm’s information governance policies and processes and associated best practices to Firm stakeholders and personnel· Understands the functionality and design of the Firm’s information governance applications and all official record repositories. · Develops extensive knowledge of the Firm’s technologies, including those used to create and manage electronic records. · Performs tasks associated with the Firm’s matter mobility and information compliance activity.· Manages special projects as assigned by the Manager of Records and Information Compliance, including performing project tasks and assisting with project.
Posted August 14, 2018
Trademark Docketing Clerk
Barnes & Thornburg-Branch Office
116 Attorneys; 61 Staff
Reports to: IP Partners
LOCATION: One North Wacker Drive Suite 4400 Chicago, IL 60606
EDUCATION: College Diploma
EXPERIENCE: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 1. College diploma required. 2. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. 3. Ability to read and write at a level normally acquired through the completion of high school or equivalent in order to maintain records and filing systems. 4. Ability to operate office equipment including, among other things, personal computer, photocopier, scanner, etc. 5. Computer and database skills, including Word, Excel, iManage and Computer Packages, Inc. (CPI) 6. Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with office staff and USPTO personnel by e-mail and telephone, accurately follow instructions from a diverse group of attorneys and staff, and provide information with courtesy and tact.
7. Ability to retrieve and distribute files, written documents or office supplies weighing up to 50 pounds. 8. Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and may involve significant stress when performing a high volume of clerical tasks and performing other essential duties under deadline.
DESCRIPTION: Under direct supervision and according to established Firm policies and procedures, the IP Docket Clerk maintains the trademark docket in CPI, along with opening and distributing trademark mail and electronic mail, and maintains Trademark files and all related functions. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Receives and processes all incoming correspondence and communications from the United States Patent &amp; Trademark Office (USPTO), foreign associates, etc.: a. Identifies and sorts Indocket Mail between trademark and patent. b. Prints all trademark Indocket Mail c. Opens trademark mail and date stamps mail d. Identifies trademark matter numbers e. Dockets, as required, into the Computer Packages, Inc. (CPI) database f. Updates appropriate files
g. Distributes mail electronically to responsible attorneys and legal administrative assistants. 2. Maintains the CPI database for the Intellectual Property Department’s trademark files, including updates of client and user information, updating country laws, closing files.
3. Generates docket, status and miscellaneous reports as required by attorneys, IP staff and clients. 4. Creates new files for Trademark: a. Prepares folders (folding and adding prongs) b. Prepares and adds labels 5. Assists and advises the IP File Clerk in maintaining departmental processes and procedures. 6. Works with the accounting department to balance and maintain deposit accounts with the USPTO and processing of foreign agent debit notes. 7. Performs other related duties as required.
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Posted : August 1, 2018
Collections Assistant Administrative
Chuhak & Tecson, P.C-Sole Office
70 Attorneys; 70 Staff
Reports to: Collections Manager
LOCATION: 30 S Wacker Drive Suite 2600, Chicago, IL 60606
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Prior collection experience required, preferably in a law firm or other professional service firm. • Prior experience in real estate or title company; condominium or community interest management association a plus.• Litigation experience a plus.
DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Collection Managers, this position will assist in the day-to-day operations in the collection of delinquent assessments. The position requires a self-starter who can independently work within structured processes. Must also be able to creatively problem solve while accepting supervision and perform as a critical team “position player” when needed. The position requires a talented communicator with highly developed written and verbal communication skills as it deals with a continuum from structured written legal communications to emails to myriad verbal interpersonal exchanges. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with collection matters by performing clerical, organization, and work product activities such as: - Review title searches for 30-Day Notice and Liens.- Prepare and mail out 30-Day Demand for Possession Notices to unit owners.- Prepare and send miscellaneous letters to unit owners and clients as to collection matters.- Assist with foreclosures by gathering information on matters such as:- Request foreclosure statuses from foreclosure attorneys. - Prepare and mail letters to clients with regard to foreclosure matters. - Client service responsibilities: - Interaction with property managers, outside counsel and delinquent unit owner. - Insert notes in ReadyCOLLECT as to return letters, i.e. collection letters and certified letters.- Prepare post judgment collection proceedings, i.e. Evictions, Citations to Discover Assets and Garnishments proceedings.- Check status of pending bankruptcy cases; prepare Proof of Claims and Motions to Lift Automatic Stays in pending bankruptcy cases.- Print and review report for Billing as to collection matters and mail Billing Invoices to Clients. Supervisory Responsibilities:- None.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:- Strong fundamental mathematics skills for application to areas such as invoicing, calculating delinquent accounts and applying payments to past due accounts.- Meticulous attention to detail.- Strong written communication abilities, including professional writing skills.- Exceptional interpersonal communication capability: well-spoken and articulate; good listener.- Creative problem-solving and logical reasoning skills. - Ability to thrive in a high pressure, fast-paced environment.- Ability to work as member of a team, within a defined structure, but also with little oversight.- Professional, “can-do” attitude with a high service orientation.- Fluency in Spanish a plus. -Information Technology Skill Requirements: - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe.- Knowledge of ReadyCOLLECT or other similar system for structured collection processes.- Knowledge of all office equipment such as scanners, copiers, fax machines, and calculators. -Physical Demands/Requirements:- None.
Disclaimer: This job description is subject to be amended or changed at the Firm’s discretion. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.
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Posted July 18 , 2018
Vedder Price P.C.- Main Office
200 Attorneys; 300 Staff
Reports to: Senior Docket Manager
LOCATION: 222 N LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60601
EDUCATION: Associate’s degree or higher required; or any combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) to five (5) years of experience within a law firm environment preferred.· Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules and codes of civil procedure, with an emphasis on California practice and procedure.
DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for supporting the Litigation, Labor and Bankruptcy practice areas firm wide. Duties & Responsibilities: · E-File and obtain documents using PACER and other court resources. · Assist in searches and extraction of information from court-related databases and websites. · Arrange for service of subpoenas and summons using Firm preferred process servers. · Use CompuLaw to perform docketing/calendaring responsibilities and to run standard reports to notify attorneys of upcoming dates. · Enforce department and firm policies related to docketing matters.
Posted July 16 , 2018
Intellectual Property Docket Clerk
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP- Main Office
140 Attorneys; 130 Staff
Reports to: IP Docket Supervisor
LOCATION: 2 N LaSalle St. Suite 1700 Chicago, IL 60602
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: 2+ years previous patent/trademark/general matter docketing experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of procedures and practices of the US Patent and Trademark Office and international patent and trademark offices.
DESCRIPTION: Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP is a mid-sized Chicago Loop law firm seeking an Intellectual Property Docket Clerk. The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely and accurate maintenance of our electronic docketing database, which includes, but is not limited to, creating new records in the docketing system, monitoring inboxes for urgent items, updating existing records and tracking critical deadlines and dates for all client matters which pertain to patent applications and issued patents, trademarks, oppositions, cancellations, copyrights and general matters for the Intellectual Property Group. Principle Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions): •*Reviews all incoming/outgoing/internal correspondence, determines whether any deadlines should be entered or cleared in the docketing system.•*Checks daily deadlines and sends email reminders to responsible attorneys and paralegals to ensure deadlines have been satisfied by the close of business and, if not, contacts appropriate attorney/paralegal.•*Enters new patent/trademark applications into the docketing system and utilizes USPTO website and/or documents within each file.•*Generates docket reports as required by attorneys, paralegals or clients.•Assists with intake of new matters as required.•Assists IP Docket Supervisor with other related docketing duties as needed.•*Maintains regular and dependable attendance. Qualifications:•High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) credential.•2+ years previous patent/trademark/general matter docketing experience.•Knowledge of procedures and practices of the US Patent and Trademark Office and international patent and trademark offices. •Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. •Ability to multitask and prioritize duties to meet deadlines.•Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills a must.•Strong oral and written communication skills. •Must be able to communicate effectively with attorneys, paralegals, and staff.•Excellent organizational skills.•Ability and willingness to learn. Physical Demands: •The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.•Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm.•Ability to sit for long periods of time.•Ability to stand for a length of time at a photocopier.•Ability to bend, reach, twist and push while sitting or standing.•Ability to lift, reach and pull files.•Ability to walk while carrying files.•Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs.•Ability to push a cart.
The statements contained in this position description are not all-inclusive. Additional duties may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time, and from location to location.
Posted July 10, 2018
Attorney Recruiting Coordinator
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP- Main Office
300 Attorneys; 300 Staff
Reports to: Director of Attorney Recruiting
LOCATION: 525 W. Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60601
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree and one or more years of attorney recruitment experience, in a large law firm or professional services environment is required. Must be willing to work occasional overtime, especially during peak recruitment season and attend all evening the summer associate program events.
EXPERIENCE: Computer proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel for formatting graphs, charts and other visual methods of presenting information. Knowledge of viDesktop/viRecruit is beneficial as well.
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with courtesy and diplomacy, efficiently follow written and verbal instructions, provide information, and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of attorneys, candidates, clients, professional staff, and outside contacts. •Exceptional organizational, planning, and project management skills including record keeping, data collection, and system information. Ability to compile and analyze data and furnish concise, detailed information in report format, written correspondence, e‑mail, or verbally. •Exhibit high degree of initiative in managing multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, detail-oriented work environment. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workflow.
•Dependable team player with high energy, creativity, and vision who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. Ability to act independently within scope of the position’s responsibilities as a decision-maker and contributor on all levels. •When required, ability and availability for limited travel in connection with on-campus recruiting and law school outreach. •Ability to occasionally retrieve and distribute files, written documentation, or office supplies weighing up to 10 pounds.
DESCRIPTION: The Attorney Recruiting Coordinator will work closely with the Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager and the Attorney Recruiting Specialist on implementing the firm’s Chicago Office non-partner attorney recruiting initiatives. The essential job duties and responsibilities include: •Assist with planning, coordinating and executing the annual summer associate program in the Chicago and Dallas office; prepare orientation schedule and orientation handbook, coordinate social event details and educational program setup, coordinate all social and training program invitations with marketing, send event reminders and track RSVPs, prepare materials for summer associate reviews. Participate and attend all Chicago summer associate social events.•Assist with all aspects of the Chicago and Dallas office on-campus interview process including, but may not be limited to, on-campus interview registration, preparation of all interviewer binders and marketing materials, scheduling call-back interviews, soliciting interview evaluations, maintaining candidate files and generating reports. Prepare offer decision packets. Send callback invitation, reject and no offer correspondence to candidates. Coordinate offer dinners and other candidate follow-up activities. Set-up and attend all local Chicago on-campus interview events, hospitality suites and other recruitment events. •Assist with all aspects of the planning and execution of 1L hiring process in Chicago and Dallas. Coordinate registration and all logistical details for all Chicago and Dallas office diversity and law student recruitment events.
•Coordinate lateral attorney interview schedules, make conference room arrangements, send calendar appointments, prepare hardcopy written schedules and greet candidates at start of interviews. Maintain the recruiting database, ViRecruit, and complete the entry of candidate data and interview schedules into database. Coordinate with marketing department to post lateral associate jobs on Kattenlaw.com website and other job websites/sourcing avenues. Maintain lateral associate candidate files and recruitment reports. Manager interview evaluation collection and post offer diligence process. •Assist with the Chicago, Dallas and Houston office preparation of the NALP form and other recruiting related survey responses. •Assist Director of Attorney Recruitment with developing and implementing firm-wide social media content and strategy related to attorney recruitment. •Process expense reimbursement requests for attorney and law student candidates and other department expenses.•Participate in internal meetings and calls within the Attorney Recruitment Department and Talent Management Teams. Actively contribute to Attorney Recruitment planning and strategy. •Perform special projects for the Director of Attorney Recruitment as needed. •Maintains professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and Firm matters.
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Posted June 28, 2018
Lateral Partner and Recruiting Coordinator
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP- Branch Office ( DALLAS TX)
25 Attorneys; 10 Staff
Reports to: Director of Lateral Partner Recruiting
LOCATION: 1717 Main Street, Ste 3750 - DALLAS, TX
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree and three or more years of attorney recruitment experience, in a large law firm or similar organization is required.
EXPERIENCE: Computer proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel for formatting graphs, charts and other visual methods of presenting information. Knowledge of viDesktop/viRecruit is beneficial as well. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with courtesy and diplomacy, efficiently follow written and verbal instructions, provide information, and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of attorneys, candidates, clients, staff, and outside contacts. Exceptional organizational, planning, and project management skills including record keeping, data collection, and system information. Ability to compile and analyze data and furnish concise, detailed information in report format, written correspondence, e mail, or verbally. Exhibit high degree of initiative in managing multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, detail-oriented work environment. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workflow. Dependable team player with high energy, creativity, and vision who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. Ability to act independently within scope of the position’s responsibilities as a decision-maker and contributor on all levels. Attention to detail is necessary. Ability to work overtime during peak periods of the recruiting process.
DESCRIPTION: The Lateral Partner Recruiting Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Lateral Partner Recruiting. The Lateral Partner Recruiting Coordinator will coordinate all stages of the evaluation and diligence for each candidate and group and will maintain charts and reports tracking all current and historical lateral partner recruiting efforts. Maintains professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and Firm matters. This position can be located in Dallas/Houston/Charlotte/Los Angeles Downtown/Los Angeles Century City/Washington, D.C. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but may not be limited to, the following. Other duties may be requested and/or assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position. Assist with all aspects of the interview process including, but may not be limited to, planning, coordinating and scheduling interviews, soliciting interview evaluations, booking conference rooms and video equipment, ordering refreshments and arranging for candidate travel. Coordinate candidate dinners and other candidate follow-up activities. Greet candidates and oversee meetings for all candidates in the resident office. Coordinate with members of the Chicago HR team with the running of background checks and social media reports.Maintain fee agreement database, identify when new agreements are needed, and prepare form agreements as requested. Maintain the recruiting database, ViRecruit, including, entering all candidates into the system, regularly updating candidate statuses, regularly inputting interview schedules and evaluations and preparing reports as requested and complete the entry of all candidate data and interview schedules into database. Maintain data and records regarding diversity hiring initiatives, including the Mansfield Rule pilot program. At the direction of the Director of Lateral Partner Recruiting, coordinate with marketing department on the creation and regular maintenance of lateral partner marketing brochures and website content. Process checks and expense reimbursement requests for candidates and other department expenses. Perform special projects for the Director of Lateral Partner Recruiting, as needed.
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Posted June 25, 2018
Conflicts Attorney- Non-Practicing Position
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP- Main Office
300 Attorneys; 300 Staff
Reports to: Deputy Conflicts Counsel
LOCATION: 525 West Monroe St , Chicago, IL
EDUCATION: J.D. is required. License to practice law in the United States required. Requires a minimum of two years of professional work experience preferably in a legal environment with demonstrated research and complex problem-solving skills.
EXPERIENCE: Proficiency with Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel, and the ability to learn new software programs are required. Ability to learn and utilize specialized internal conflict checking software and multiple software applications and workflow processes of various departments. Issue tracking, follow-up, and resolution skills are essential. Ability to analyze legal conflict of interest situations, articulate potential issues, and suggest resolutions to attorneys is required. In addition, ability to articulate an understanding of legal relationships and the nature of representations undertaken is essential to meet the minimum performance standards of this position. Exhibit high degree of initiative in exercising independent judgment and making decisions in order to handle multiple functions in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment, and adapt to changes in workflow, processes, and procedures. Excellent troubleshooting, time management and follow-through skills. Must have and maintain internet access and ability to work remotely after hours as business needs dictate.
DESCRIPTION: The Conflicts Attorney is responsible for the entire conflict checking process, from research through resolution of new clients, new matters, and additional party submissions. Other duties include but not limited to: Analyzing conflict reports, documenting potential conflict situations, propose resolution and coordinate the documentation of resolutions. Procure and draft waiver letters and engagement letters from appropriate attorneys as deemed necessary in each jurisdiction. Confirm need and establish ethical walls to screen individuals from particular clients and matters as part of conflict clearing process. Review prior legal affiliation reports as prepared by Conflicts Department staff for all new and lateral hires. Resolve potential conflicts with incoming laterals and Firm attorneys. Ability to review and approve conflicts forms as necessary. Travel to other Firm office locations as needed. Participate in after hours rotation to cover urgent conflict issues that arise outside normal hours of the department.
We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; transportation fringe benefit program; back-up care option; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA-M/F/SO/Disability/Veteran.
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Posted June 25, 2018
Associate Litigation Attorney
Levin Ginsburg- Sole office
12 Attorneys; 22 Staff
Reports to: Jonathan M. Weis (Partner)
LOCATION: 180 N. LaSalle St Suite 3200 Chicago, IL 60601
EXPERIENCE: 2-5 Year Post-Bar Legal Experience
DESCRIPTION: Levin Ginsburg, an established corporate, transactional and commercial litigation boutique law firm, seeks an associate attorney for a demanding and challenging position involving commercial, business, real estate, and employment litigation. Our firm provides quality mentorship and opportunities for advancement. We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications: • Active Illinois bar membership in good standing;• 2-5 years post-bar legal experience;• Excellent research and writing skills and experience with drafting pleadings, motions, briefs, and discovery;• Comfortable in the courtroom;• Strong organizational, analytical, and client communication skills, and an interest in marketing and business generation. We offer a highly competitive compensation package commensurate with the quality and productivity of the associate, in addition to an employer-sponsored benefits package. Please forward resumes to Karen Hammersmith .
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Posted June 14, 2018