McGuireWoods LLP

  • Conflicts Attorney

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    General Counsel
    Pos. Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The firm's General Counsel has a need for a Conflicts Attorney to join the ethics and compliance team.  This role will work autonomously and as part of a team to analyze and resolve potential conflicts of interest related to new attorneys, staff, clients, and matters.  The ideal candidate will have conflicts analysis, research, and resolution experience from a large law firm environment, and the ability to work with attorneys and staff at all levels within the firm. To provide excellent service to the firm, the candidate can sit in any McGuireWoods office.


    McGuireWoods LLP is a major U.S. law firm with offices in the United States and Europe. Tracing the firm's roots back to 1834, McGuireWoods has a long history of growth through mergers with predecessor firms in existing markets, as well as client-centered expansion into new markets. Working with clients to develop these strategies, the firm has kept pace with its clients changing needs -- and helping them meet their goals. This has been the firm's philosophy for more than 175 years, and it continues to direct endeavors as the firm looks toward the future. For more information, please visit


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    • Identifies potential conflicts of interest associated with new business and assists attorneys in resolving them
    • Provides concise and complete evaluations of potential conflict issues along with recognized steps for resolution
    • Assists attorneys with reviewing and interpreting conflicts reports to help attorneys make conflicts clearance decisions and identifies recognized procedures for conflicts resolution
    • Conducts online searches and uses web-based research tools, company websites or public databases to determine relevant information about potential representations
    • Assists Deputy General Counsel with the review and resolution of potential conflicts associated with new lawyers and staff
    • Assists Deputy General Counsel with the drafting of consents as requested


    • Law degree and active state bar membership required. Three to four years of experience at a large law firm preferred
    • Interpretation and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Able to communicate with lawyers and staff to assist with the resolution of conflicts
    • Ability to work well under pressure

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