Conflict Analyst (M-F 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM)

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Conflict Analyst (M-F 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM)

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Hours :

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in California or Denver, the Conflict Analyst will be responsible for processing conflicts searches using Firm and third party research databases. This role includes: 1) researching company information from external sources, 2) searching internal proprietary databases, and 3) selecting and analyzing the conflicts results while highlighting critical issues and communicating this information directly with firm partners.

The position requires acute attention to detail, as well as organizational and researching capabilities. The Conflict Analyst role will need to understand legal conflicts, related ethical rules, and current developments in professional services risk management. This position is responsible for upholding the standards of quality, consistency, accuracy, thoroughness, and customer service as defined and implemented by the Department.

This position reports to the Intake/Conflicts Manager and will work closely with firm attorneys, other Conflict Analysts, the Conflicts/New Matters Manager, as well as other members of the New Business Intake and Conflicts Departments.

*Note: The hours for this position are Monday – Friday; 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm PT.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review intake request to ensure clarity in regards to the matter for the new or existing client.
  • Conduct research on new intake requests against the firms conflicts database and other resources.
  • Data entry, search and analysis of conflicts data into the Firm’s conflicts and new  matter intake systems in accordance with Firm policies and procedures.
  • Conduct research via external sources to establish corporate structures and management profiles.
  • Verifying that all conflicts reports are complete, consistent and accurate and adhere to established standards and procedures for all conflicts of interest searches performed Firm-wide.
  • Follow-up on conflict issues with Partners, Intake/Conflicts Manager, Office of General Counsel as well as other Firm personnel as necessary.
  • Perform data analysis and identify possible issues and notify the requesting attorney or other appropriate party as needed.
  • Evaluate conflict report and clear potential conflicts according to Firm policies.
  • Identify and escalate conflicts and unresolved issues to the Intake/Conflicts Manager, requesting attorney or Office of General Counsel.
  • Assist the department with a wide range of research and other requests as may be assigned.
  • Assist in the training and development of other Conflict Analysts and/or Conflicts Clerks.
  • Ensure the timely and efficient processing of conflict requests and their processing.
  • Ensure accuracy in searching and reporting tasks.
  • Contribute to process, procedure, and technology improvements to provide optimum customer service and efficiency.
  • Coordinate with other Analysts and other team members in order to meet deadlines, time-sensitive issues and other challenges.


  • Understand legal conflicts and related ethical rules.
  • Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent decision-making skills and demonstrated ability to think on your feet.
  • Excellent people skills – ability to work in a team oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills and proficiencies.
  • Comfortable working with attorneys and other legal staff.
  • Comfortable in a high demand, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Ability to take ownership and work independently to resolve issues.
  • Flexibility in regard to work hours and schedule.
  • Discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, weekends (around 5-8 days per year), and holidays based on department needs is required.


  • University degree
  • 1-2 years of experience as a Conflict Analyst in a large firm preferable as well as studies in areas directly applicable to the duties described above (e.g. paralegal/legal assistant).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite as well as web based systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with CMS/Aderant, Dun & Bradstreet, and Hoovers a plus.



Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.


Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $75-85k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.


The application window is expected to close on Tuesday, July 30, 2024.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all partners, employees and applicants and, in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, matriculation or political affiliation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status or partnership status, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, personal appearance, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, or on any other basis prohibited by law.