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Engagement Analyst I

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case by case basis).

Are you a self-starter and want to be an essential member of our dynamic New Business & Conflicts team?  This may be the opportunity for you!    

Orrick currently has an opening for an Engagement Analyst I in our New Business & Conflicts department. This position could be based in any of our U.S. offices (Austin; Boston; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Menlo Park; Orange County, Portland, Sacramento; San Francisco; Santa Monica, Seattle, Washington DC or Wheeling, WV).

What will you do?  As an Engagement Analyst I, you will be essential to the firm’s risk management efforts by being responsible for the primary administrative functions that support the review, organization, and tracking of Outside Counsel Guidelines, Master Services Agreements, and other non-standard engagement agreements between the firm and its clients (collectively, “OCGs”).  You will work closely with Risk & Compliance Counsel (“RCCs”), the General Counsel team, other department leaders, and firm lawyers to track and manage the receipt, review, analysis, resolution, and coding of OCGs, utilizing firm tools, including Intapp Terms, Conflicts, and Intake; Microsoft Teams; NetDocuments; and Outlook

  • Manages the intake and workflow relating to OCGs, including researching and preparing a summary of current engagement agreements, facilitating the review of OCGs by various stakeholders (RCCs, GC team, Finance, IT, etc.), and communicating with firm lawyers to ensure timely resolution. 
  • Manages record keeping to ensure that OCGs are properly maintained, coded, tagged, and updated in the Terms database and the document management system.
  • Responsible for status reporting, updates, and follow-ups as as needed to facilitate the timely review and resolution of OCGs.
  • Supports important firm initiatives through proper management and reporting of key provisions, including, but not limited to, information security, data privacy, diversity, corporate affiliate clauses, waiver provisions, indemnification, and records retention.
  • Required to maintain the highest level of confidentiality of all firm records and files.
  • Coordinates with Director of Intake Risk & Compliance, and Senior Project Manager of Intake & Compliance on technology developments, including integrations with Intapp, the new business process, administrative filing, and the firm portal.
  • Coordinates with Director of Intake Risk & Compliance, Senior Project Manager of Intake & Compliance, RCCs, and ethics counsel on improvements to workflow surrounding OCGs, including but not limited to Intapp and other firm databases.
  • Supports the new client/matter and conflict processes as necessary with respect to the status and approval of OCGs.
  • Assists with training and development needs, including helping to develop training programs for legal and non-legal staff members on the OCGs systems and procedures and assisting with continuing education programs relative to such.
  • Supports RCCs and the GC team in connection with providing guidance to the firm’s attorneys with respect to OCGs in potential conflict situations.
  • Assists the Director of New Business & Conflicts with creating and implementing effective electronic information processes.
  • Participates in New Business & Conflicts departmental project teams and task forces designed to streamline workflow and/or resolve issues; assists with various firm and/or departmental projects and initiatives as assigned.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.
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  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required.  J.D., M.A., M.S. in Library and Information Science, or other advanced degree preferred but not required.
  • 3-5 years of related experience, including experience with project management, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data, and implementing technology solutions to address challenges.  Previous conflicts, paralegal, or legal assistant experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience within a law firm or other professional services firm preferred.
  • Familiarity with legal ethics or compliance desirable.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team-oriented with a proven ability to maintain open lines of communication within and between departments and attorneys to share knowledge and support collaborative efforts in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to manage technology and process changes within a fast-paced, dynamic, and progressive organization while maintaining a commitment to the firm's core values.
  • Proven ability to exercise sound decision-making abilities and good judgment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrates a strong customer service orientation towards internal and external clients; proven ability to interact with all levels of management, staff, and lawyers in a highly effective and professional manner.
  • Proficient personal computer skills and knowledge of firm software and technology, including MS Excel, Word, and Teams, and the conflicts database.

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.  Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off. 

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm. 

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers

No phone calls please. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration. 

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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Posted: 2022-03-25 Expires: 2022-05-29

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