eDiscovery Analyst, Litigation, Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement

001 Northern Trust Company

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world’s most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Role/Department: eDiscovery Analyst/Corporate Legal 

The primary goals of the eDiscovery Analyst are to support the technical aspects of the legal hold and eDiscovery processes and to provide ongoing support to the Discovery Manager as well as to the Litigation attorneys in the Legal Department.  The discovery team is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the discovery process and the timely collection and delivery of data in connection with a variety of matters, including government inquiries, internal investigations, fiduciary and commercial litigation demands, and other external requests.  The eDiscovery Analyst will be responsible for working with the in-house legal team, outside counsel, and vendors to coordinate discovery activities related to litigation and other legal matters and to serve as the subject matter expert providing in-depth consulting and leadership to internal and external stakeholders to assist in the development and execution a discovery plan.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

• Work with case teams and other stakeholders to provide project management and process support for litigation and other legal matters throughout all phases of discovery.  
• Issue legal holds, analyze custodian responses, and provide updates to case teams within Legal and to external counsel regarding hold responses.  Ensure preservation of email, Teams, and other data as needed in connection with the issuance of a legal hold.
• Provide guidance to attorneys and paralegals on email and Teams search terms and perform email and Teams searches in connection with a wide range of subpoenas or discovery requests.
• Proactively look for and make recommendations to the discovery manager regarding ways to improve the legal hold, preservation, and data collection processes at Northern.
• Become an expert in Northern’s legal discovery technologies and support and train partners who are using such technologies. Act as the liaison between the legal department, technology, and other stakeholders on legal hold and discovery issues. Independently troubleshoot, research, diagnose, and resolve reported incidents and issues.  
• Assist the Discovery Manager to ensure technologies in use for legal hold, email archival, and eDiscovery hosting are regularly evaluated, implemented and managed in accordance with current legal standards.
• Work with the Discovery Manager, as requested, to perform a variety of legal-related tasks and special projects to ensure the effective operation of the discovery function. 

Skills/ Qualifications:
•  A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. 
•  At least 1-2 years of legal, business, consulting or relevant technical experience with a focus in discovery preferred; candidates without relevant work experience who possess a demonstrated interest in subject matter or relevant credentials will be considered.
•  Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy, professionalism, and client-service orientation.
•  Working knowledge of enterprise-class production IT systems such as Exchange email, ERP systems, and SharePoint as well as legal discovery tools, such as Exterro and Everlaw.
•  Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable effective and professional communication with senior, peer, and junior colleagues, attorneys, and vendors.
•  Proven ability to work independently and solve problems with minimum supervision.
•  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
•  Must be a solution-oriented professional with a focus on problem solving and collaboration as a key member of a cross-functional team.
•  Ability to adapt to daily activities that may be presented as rush requests.
•  Basic searching knowledge in Outlook.

Working Model: Hybrid (#LI- Hybrid)
We have a balanced hybrid working model to ensure you get the flexibility you need, and the successful candidate will spend their time between working in the office and working from home.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at MyHRHelp@ntrs.com.

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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