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  • 23 Jul 2018 11:41 AM | Aleida Conners (Administrator)

    An AUSA (Civil ACE) position is available in Minneapolis. If interested, please refer to the links below on information regarding the position and for instructions on how to apply. The deadline for applications is July 27, 2018.

    USAJOBS -  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504484900  

    DOJ Net - https://edit.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/assistant-us-attorney-civil-5

  • 10 Jul 2018 8:45 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    The Senior Legal Counsel II position reports directly to the Chief Legal Counsel for Community Banking and Digital Banking and participates as a member of the Consumer Banking Legal Team. The position will be based in Wayzata, Minnesota, and will support business lines of TCF Financial Corporation (and its affiliates) (“TCF”) that provide consumer banking products and services. The position will also provide enterprise-wide legal support for cyber security, data protection and privacy. TCF is seeking a consumer banking attorney with strong academic and professional credentials that include a minimum of 8 years practicing law in an in-house legal department of a financial institution, a bank regulatory agency, or a law firm that represents financial institutions.

    The position requires a working understanding of consumer banking products, services and operations, and applicable federal and state laws and regulations that govern them, to provide legal advice and regulatory support applicable to the development, marketing and distribution of deposit, payments, and cash products and services. The successful candidate will be expected to help analyze and address legal risks associated with products and services, to provide transactional support, to assist with product development, marketing and disclosures to help resolve issues as they arise, and to provide legal advice in connection with implementation of business strategy. Candidates must demonstrate sound business and legal judgment, thrive in a fast-paced environment, manage a diverse workload, and have a proven track record of providing pragmatic and proactive legal advice to executive and senior business leaders in complex situations. The ideal candidate will have substantial expertise in consumer banking and the ability to work and communicate effectively with management and staff at all levels.

    Position Responsibilities

    ·             Provide prompt, proactive, practical and sometimes complex and/or specialized legal advice to business lines, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations, on a variety of legal matters for consumer banking and information security business lines 

    ·             Support and guide consumer banking business lines to appropriately manage legal, regulatory, compliance, and operational risks in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, guidance, policies and procedures

    ·             Partner with product, technology, operations, marketing, communications and other business lines to develop and launch banking products/services and process improvements to meet our customers’ changing needs and prioritize the customer experience

    ·             Serve as lead attorney to support information security and privacy, and closely collaborate throughout the enterprise on privacy-related issues

    ·             Draft, review and negotiate third-party service agreements related to consumer banking

    ·             Draft and revise template customer agreements, disclosures, forms, and letters related to deposit and payment products and services

    ·             Monitor pertinent legal and regulatory developments and their implications and advise executive/senior management and other personnel on compliance with relevant federal and state laws and regulations relating to consumer banking products and services

    ·             Provide oversight for any outside counsel used to provide legal advice on consumer banking matters and litigation and effectively manage such costs

    ·             Advise and represent TCF on a variety of legal matters before regulatory agencies, including applications, examinations and requests for interpretive guidance

    ·             Monitor legal developments and participate in industry meetings and groups to keep abreast of developments in laws, regulations and issues affecting consumer banking

    ·             Work closely with Compliance, Risk, Regulatory Affairs, Vendor Management, Information Security and Audit to identify relevant issues and help the business effectively navigate risk in accordance with regulatory requirements and promptly address any identified issues 

    ·             Lead with integrity, demonstrate ethical behavior, and set an example for legal and regulatory compliance at the department and business levels

    ·             Ensure the Chief Legal Counsel and executive legal management are kept apprised of any significant issues arising in the relevant business or support areas and major litigation, legislative and regulatory changes in areas of expertise

    ·             Provide legal counsel and advice with respect to general banking matters and perform required administrative, operational and other responsibilities as assigned

    Required Qualifications

    ·             Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice law, and in good standing, in the State of Minnesota. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements, including the requirements of the State of Minnesota prior to commencement of employment.

    ·             Minimum of 8 years legal experience in in-house legal department of a financial institution a bank regulatory agency, and/or law firm representing financial institutions  with a demonstrated record of proven and increasing responsibility

    ·             Extensive working knowledge of federal and state consumer banking laws, regulations and rules and ability to advise business lines on applicable laws to reach a solution. Consumer Banking laws include but are not limited to, the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010; E-Sign Act; CARD Act; Telephone Consumer Protection Act; Gramm Leach Bliley Act, Right to Financial Privacy Act, and state data breach and privacy laws; Electronic Funds Transfers Act; Expedited Funds Availability Act; Truth in Savings Act; Fair Credit Reporting Act;  Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; CFPB’s Regulations B, E, Z, DD, P and V; FRB’s Regulations CC, GG, and II; Uniform Commercial Code Articles 3, 4, and 4A, NACHA Operating Rules, ECHHO Rules, and UDAAP

    ·             Ability to handle complex legal issues and tasks with limited supervision but seek management input on unusual situations, highly complex issues, and matters that may pose significant legal, financial and/or reputational risk to TCF

    ·             Demonstrated leadership skills and a strategic mindset 

    ·             Effective advocacy, negotiation, legal research, and organizational skills

    ·             Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills

    ·             Ability to effectively advise executive and senior management regarding complex legal matters and challenging situations

    ·             Ability to think independently, being mindful of maintaining an appropriate balance between management and mitigation of legal risks and business efficacy, exercising good business judgement, being solution-oriented and problem-solving creatively

    ·             Ability to take a risk-based approach to prioritize workload and adapt work style to meet complex and varied workloads and the need for a timely decision given business pressures

    ·             Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with colleagues in the Legal Department and risk partners, including Compliance, Risk, and Audit, to effectively manage risk across the enterprise Ability to travel between office locations and throughout U.S. as needed

    Desired Qualifications

    ·             Knowledge and understanding of consumer banking products, services and operations and the regulatory framework for a mid-sized banking organization

    ·             Ability to quickly apply abstract concepts of law and make quick, innovative decisions to resolve issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives

    ·             Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe, and SharePoint as well as other systems and software packages

    ·             Experience working closely with bank regulatory and enforcement agencies, including CFPB, OCC, FRB, FDIC, DOJ, and state attorneys general and their supervisory processes

    About TCF

    Established in 1923, TCF has maintained a strong foundation.  TCF has over 340 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Arizona and South Dakota, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF also conducts commercial leasing, indirect auto finance, and equipment finance business in all 50 states, and commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada.



    TCF encourages open employee communications and promotes from within whenever possible.

    We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits plan, and opportunities for career advancement.  For more details on our benefits, click on the Employee Benefits link on our career page.


    Proud to be an equal opportunity employer

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or other status protected by applicable law. TCF is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

    Contact Tasha Lovelace for more information.

  • 07 Jul 2018 3:09 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Working with the Center for Patient Partnerships (CPP) and Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC) at the University of Wisconsin Law School, this clinical instructor position will coordinate legal services and supervise law and graduate students as they handle cases and client services-related to health and health harming legal issues.  Students provide services in area primary care clinics and CPP's patient advocacy clinic.  The program seeks to narrow the legal justice gap in our community by efficiently connecting people with existing legal services, educating about legal rights, and applying legal remedies to broader systemic inequalities.  More details about the position found here: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498382/mlp-legal-services-supervisor

    Interested candidates should contact: sarah.davis@wisc.edu

  • 07 Jul 2018 3:08 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)



    Job Title: Staff Attorney – Corporate


    Location: Minneapolis, MN


    Company: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.


    Company Website: www.fredlaw.com/



    Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. seeks an attorney interested in parlaying at least 2 years’ experience in M&A transactions, general corporate, and commercial law, as well as strong organizational, project management, and technological skills, into an exciting new staff attorney role within the firm.  This role involves client work (drafting commercial contracts and schedules, and performing due diligence and research), as well as developing and maintaining department forms, checklists, and other knowledge-management, project management and process-improvement initiatives, and developing expertise in, and driving adoption of M&A technology tools.  This role is intended for an individual who is seeking a meaningful and challenging opportunity to be part of our highly regarded team without also having marketing or new business generation expectations.  Excellent interpersonal skills and strong academic and professional credentials are essential.


    Please apply on-line at www.fredlaw.com/careers.

  • 22 Jun 2018 10:53 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Assistant General Counsel



    Assistant General Counsel

    Assistant General Counsel


    Assistant General Counsel

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    Date: Jun 19, 2018


    Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

    Job Title: Assistant General Counsel and Requisition ID number: 56763

    Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

    Organizational Unit: General Counsel/Legal Department (10000260)

    Site: Davis Center (0001)

    FTE: 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

    Union: Non-Represented(44)

    Functional Area: Administrative

    Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.



    Under general supervision, provides advice and counsel for MPS management staff on legal matters concerning the District; responds to inquiries on legal issues, and manages legal proceedings, negotiations, litigation, court appearances, hearings and processing of legal documents.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function.

    Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    ·         Provides advice and counsel for MPS staff and management on legal matters; provides legal opinions, minimizes risk and liability, and manages legal issues, documents and proceedings.

    ·         Responds to inquiries and provides advice and consultation on the interpretation and consistent application of state and Federal rules and regulations and MPS policies.

    ·         Provides legal assessments and recommendations; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine how legal issues should be managed and resolved, based on the facts of law and evidence; prepares memorandum to summarize legal issues, options, and recommendations.

    ·         Exercises independent judgment within policy guidelines.

    ·         Conducts legal research; gathers and compiles legal instruments and documents; identifies, evaluates and manages records, case files, and other information; prepares and presents legal documents, analyses, and recommendations as required.

    ·         Represents MPS in negotiating contracts, agreements and other legal issues; reviews and evaluates MPS policies, regulations and other legal matters; analyzes issues and recommends solutions; resolves legal issues within MPS policy guidelines.

    ·         Represents the District in legal proceedings, litigation, court appearances, administrative proceedings, and other disputes and legal actions; manages litigation, conducts conferences with opposing parties concerning settlement of cases, and negotiates agreements within scope of authority.

    ·         Manages activities of outside counsel and investigations.

    ·         Coordinates public issues with outside organizations and agencies; advises District on compliance with technical legal issues, appropriate responses to complaints, and requests for information.

    ·         Prepares and presents training for District staff on legal, technical and compliance issues.

    ·         Monitors trends in education law, regulations and legislative issues, and recommends operational, procedural and policy improvements.

    ·         Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment

    ·         Enthusiastically promotes the Superintendent’s goals and priorities in compliance with the law, all policies and procedures.

    ·         Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and MPS information.


    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

    Juris Doctor Degree is required; AND five (5) years of experience as an attorney in a public sector legal practice; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

    **Equivalencies and experience of less than five (5) years will be considered in this search.

    Knowledge of:

    ·         Minnesota criminal and civil statutes, rules, case law, administrative orders, policies and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations governing public education.

    ·         Legal precedents and court decisions impacting public education.

    ·         Legal research methods, techniques, sources, databases and other research tools.

    ·         Techniques for case management, and the development and presentation of legal strategies.

    ·         Principles and protocols for the evidentiary gathering of information, documents, financial records and other data that may be used in court and legal hearings.

    ·         Duties, powers, authorities and limitations of an Assistant General Counsel.

    ·         Principles and practices of legal, ethical and professional rules of conduct.

    Skill in:

    ·         Analyzing administrative and operational data and issues, interpreting laws and regulations, evaluating alternatives, and developing strategies for effective resolution of issues.

    ·         Litigating cases in legal hearings and courtroom settings.

    ·         Effectively assessing, interpreting and applying criminal and civil laws to information, evidence and other data compiled.

    ·         Investigating, analyzing and resolving District issues and complaints.

    ·         Exercising judgment and discretion, negotiating agreements, and mediating difficult situations.

    ·         Researching, collecting, analyzing, and preparing data and generating reports.

    ·         Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.

    ·         Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, community leaders, government agency representatives, and the public.

    ·         Operating a computer using standard and specialized software.

    ·         Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

    LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License may be required. Must be licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Law Examiners to practice law, and remain active with all license requirements.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.


    Bargaining Unit: Non-Rep

    Grade: E18

    FLSA Status: Exempt


  • 22 Jun 2018 10:51 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)


    Halunen Law, an employment, class action, and whistleblower/qui tam law firm, seeks an experienced plaintiff’s employment attorney with a minimum of ten years of litigation experience to litigate individual plaintiff cases and participate in leading its employment practice group. This position requires passion for the work, excellent litigation skills, significant trial experience, the ability to work with and mentor newer attorneys, tolerance for some administrative work, and an entrepreneurial approach to business development.

    The ideal candidate will thrive in a collaborative, creative, results-driven environment. Experience litigating plaintiff’s employment cases is a must. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Must have J.D. and state bar admission, with ability to become licensed in Minnesota. Halunen Law is an equal opportunity employer.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume to Breitbarth@halunenlaw.com.

    For more information about the firm, see www.halunenlaw.com.

  • 22 Jun 2018 10:48 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street

    Associate – Private Business Division, Minneapolis, MN

    Stinson Leonard Street LLP is seeking an Associate with two to five years of experience to join the Private Business Division in our Minneapolis office.

    Qualifications Required:  Active Minnesota attorney license required. Qualified candidates will have two to five years of relevant experience, possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

    Relevant experience includes significant experience in connection with mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, ownership matters, corporate governance, entity selection and formation, business succession planning, and private equity transactions.

    To Apply:                     Please apply online at https://recruiting.stinson.com .

    For questions, please contact Anna Lloyd, Attorney Recruiting Manager, recruiting@stinson.com .

    Stinson Leonard Street is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

  • 22 Jun 2018 10:48 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Department of Human Resources 
    331 2nd Ave. So. Suite 900 
    Minneapolis, MN 55401 





                   An Equal Opportunity Employer


    $20.74 - $35.33 Hourly    $43,311.00 - $73,760.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 06/08/18

    CLOSING DATE: 06/22/18 04:00 PM

    LOCATION: Minneapolis



    Under administrative direction and supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty assisting staff attorneys in performance of preliminary or specialized legal tasks.


    Composes substantive legal correspondence; organizes, indexes, and/or summarizes files and other materials; obtains discovery, conducts legal research; drafts motions, memoranda, notices, demands, jury instructions, and other documents; gathers information from clients and witnesses through interviews and from documents; confers with clients on case status, preparation, and other matters; assists attorneys with analyzing cases, developing defenses, theory of case, and trial strategies; assists at hearings and trials; drafts questions for prospective witnesses; prepares witness lists; coordinates witnesses; examines physical evidence, tangible objects, photographs and exhibits; prepares trial note books; locates and confers with expert witnesses and resource people; conducts jury surveys; prepares and serves subpoenas; prepares diagrams and other exhibits; testifies in court; assists clients with arrangements for bail; acts as jail liaison; assists clients with post sentencing issues such as jail credit, work release, and restitution; monitors and reports legislative and case developments affecting clients; maintains brief bank; administers law library; coordinates activities of interns and law clerks; may design and present information for statewide training programs; performs related duties as required.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Working knowledge of the juvenile and criminal justice systems; good knowledge of relevant legal information sources; good knowledge of the principles of legal research; good knowledge of legal protocol, legal vocabulary, document indexing methods and document filing methods.

    Working ability to use legal research tools such as statutes, digests, practice manuals and computerized legal bases; working ability to develop written and oral reports; working ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; working ability to complete assignments under time constraints; working ability to perform job duties independently, organize work-flow efficiently, set priorities and meet deadlines; working ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion; working ability to provide staff attorneys with a variety of legal processes.

    Considerable skill in interviewing and listening; considerable skill in written and oral communications; considerable skill in preparing and organizing materials for use by others; considerable skill in analysis of facts and data.


    Four year paralegal degree from an accredited college or university, or a two year paralegal certificate from an accredited business or technical school plus two years of approved experience as a Paralegal, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.pubdef.state.mn.us/    

  • 12 Jun 2018 10:58 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity with Labor & Industry Dept

    Date Opened For Application:


    Date Closed For Application:


    Job Classification:

    Working Title:

    State Program Administrator Manager (SPAM) Principal

    Legal Services Director


    St. Paul

    Work Area:

    Legal Services, General Support Division

    Salary Range:

    $39.02 - $55.97/hourly, $81,474 - $116,865/annually

    Work Shift:

    Day Shift

    Travel Required:


    Days of Work:

    Monday-Friday , 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    Bargaining Unit:

    220- Managerial Plan

    Employment Condition:

    Permanent, Full-time

    Position Number:


    Classified Status:


    Name of Supervisor:

    Heather McGannon

    FLSA Status:

    Executive- Exempt

    Job ID:


    Initial Days Off:

    Sunday, Saturday

    Job Duties:

    The Legal Services Director serves as chief general counsel to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioners and Managers on legal, legislative and policy issues. This position advises staff on issues that arise as a result of the agency’s administration and enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations regarding programs under the purview of the Department of Labor and Industry in workers compensation, occupational safety and health, wage and hour, prevailing wage, combative sports, construction code and licensing, and apprenticeship areas.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Three (3) years of experience in managing, leading or having authority over an extensive program area(s) to include; substantial legal responsibility of the program(s); significant responsibility in program planning, direction, implementation and results; and the ability to give clear, concise and organized legal advice on complex legal issues as well as practical legal advice and guidance on policy issues.

    Graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota.

    Comprehensive knowledge of Minnesota statutes, rules, case law, and regulations in several of the following areas of law: workers compensation; occupational safety and health; construction codes and licensing; federal wage, hour and employment statutes and regulations; or federal apprenticeship laws and regulations. Ability to set priorities consistent with agency goals and initiatives, supervise and evaluate the work of others, and prepare and maintain budgets.



    How to Apply:

    Excellent human relations and interpersonal communication skills sufficient to

    motivate and lead staff; and communicate with diverse audiences, such as the

    Minnesota Legislature, employer groups, employee groups, insurers, industry and

    trade associations, educational institutions, internal and external committees, work

    teams, complainants, injured workers, and regulated parties.

    Written communication skills sufficient to draft clear and concise training materials,

    policies, procedures, letters, memoranda, pleadings, briefs, legislation, and rules; and

    to effectively respond to oral or written inquiries from citizens, the legal community,

    licensees, regulated parties, media, agency personnel, enforcement agencies, and

    elected officials.

    Key knowledge of the laws that govern administrative rulemaking, contested case

    proceedings, government ethics, data practices, open meeting, records retention and

    other laws that apply to executive branch agencies, boards, panels and councils.

    Broad knowledge of state employment laws and rules, state organization, employee

    bargaining agreements, and state fiscal policy and procedures, including a working

    understanding of the legislative and rulemaking process.

    If you are interested in applying for this position you will need to submit an

    online application. To apply for this position, log on to Employee Self Service at

    www.s4web.state.mn.us , and click the “Careers” link. This will open the Job search

    page. In the keywords search, type in the Job ID for this position, (24182). Click on the

    link for the position, and click “Apply for this job opening”. Application is due no later

    than June 14, 2018.

    Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five Recently Separated

    Veterans (RSV), who apply and meet the qualifications for the vacancy, must be

    granted an interview. To be considered a Recently Separated Veteran (RSV), you

    must meet all of the following criteria:

    1) Have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed

    forces of the United States;

    2) Have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full

    period ordered to active duty OR have separated by reason of disability

    incurred while serving on active duty;

    3) Be a United States citizen or resident alien;

    4) Have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11,

    2001 as shown on your form DD-214.

    To be considered under this legislation, you must meet all of the Minimum

    Qualifications identified in this posting; meet all of the above RSV criteria; and submit

    a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Maggie

    Strugala 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or Maggie.Strugala@state.mn.us ,

    or fax 651-284-5723.

    Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to

    appoint certain disabled veterans on a non-competitive basis if you meet all of the

    following criteria:

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    1) Meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability

    rating of at least 30%.

    2) Provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability.

    3) Meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting.

    To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the

    closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Maggie Strugala 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul,

    MN 55155, or Maggie.Strugala@state.mn.us , or fax 651-284-5723.

    Maggie Strugala, 651-284-5119, Maggie.Strugala@state.mn.us.

    Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

    This information can be made available in alternative formats to individuals with

    disabilities by calling (651) 259-3637 or (651) 282-2699 (TTY).

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:11 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)


    Robins Kaplan LLP, a national litigation law firm, has an exciting opportunity in our Minneapolis location for a talented individual to join our firm. Under direction of the Professional Responsibility Chair, the primary function of the Conflicts and Ethics Attorney is to review and analyze potential conflicts relating to new and lateral attorney candidates and potential conflicts relating to new clients and matters. The Conflicts and Ethics Attorney will also be responsible for helping the Professional Responsibility Chair review and draft engagement agreements, informed-consent agreements, and ethical-wall memorandum. The Conflicts and Ethics Attorney will also be responsible for helping the Chair review outside-counsel guidelines and law-firm marketing materials as well as perform other projects as needed.

    Your Keys to Success:

    • ·       J.D. required
    • ·       Active bar licensure in at last one state and in good standing
    • ·       5+ years of law-firm experience preferred, in general litigation, risk-management, or corporate compliance

    You will also have:

    • ·       Experience in conflicts identification and clearance in a law firm, including drafting and reviewing ethical-wall memorandum for new hires or client matters, and informed-consent agreements for client matters
    • ·       Experience preferred with researching multiple jurisdictions and jurisdiction-specific rules as they relate to conflicts of interest and attorney advertising
    • ·       Strong, functional knowledge of the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct
    • ·       Experience performing legal research and research on corporations (Lexis/Westlaw, Bloomberg, etc.)
    • ·       Ability to work on complex legal issues and requests in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
    • ·       Strong writing and drafting skills and oral communication skills
    • ·       Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, Filesite/Desksite and other document-management or document-retention software
    • ·       Experience with Intapp Open, Elite, or other conflicts modules preferred

    Why us? Robins Kaplan LLP is a firm you can be proud to be associated with. We offer competitive compensation, rich benefits, a respectful environment, and the opportunity for a rewarding and impactful career with a dynamic group of professionals. Consider us for your next career stop and apply on-line with a letter of interest, resume, copy of law school transcript and legal writing sample.


    Robins Kaplan LLP is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce.

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