McGuireWoods LLP

Conflicts Assistant

Job Location US-VA-Richmond
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time


McGuireWoods LLP has an opening for a Conflicts Assistant in our Richmond, VA office. The assistant handles all aspects of the conflicts search process for the firm.  The ideal candidate will have one to two years of law firm experience, proven customer service skills, research skills and an eye for detail and accuracy. The shift for this position is 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday.


McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit


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  • Answers questions and provides excellent customer service to the attorneys and legal staff regarding conflicts and new client/matter intake procedures
  • Ensures proper submission of conflicts data on conflicts request forms
  • Conducts thorough and accurate searches of companies, agencies and individuals listed as parties to new business, add-party, matter re-open, and information-only conflicts checks, as well as hire requests, using the Elegrity conflicts software
  • Submits conflicts search results for clients, principals and related party names to the conflicts analysts and the requesting attorneys
  • Performs corporate affiliate research via a variety of reference programs (e.g., D&B Family Tree, business reference website and corporate/agency websites)


  • Requires associate’s degree (bachelor’s degree preferred); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Law firm experience helpful
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Experience providing customer service in a professional services environment and the capability to interact with all levels of Firm personnel
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain strong analytical skills in a busy office environment
  • Experience with general office applications to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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