eDiscovery Project Coordinator

Amentum is seeking an E-Discovery Project Coordinator with extensive eDiscovery experience to join a team of legal professionals in providing support to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington DC.  Responsible for coordinating technical aspects such as assisting with strategic and legal aspects for all assigned projects and matters involving electronic discovery.

Successful E-Discovery Project Coordinator candidate will:

  • Consults with case teams to effectively develop and apply technical strategies, requirements and goals in order to develop and implement project plans, including data collection, processing, document review, document production and trial.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact throughout the discovery lifecycle, applying in-depth knowledge and experience to provide expert consultation and advice on technology and best practices.
  • Advise legal team on technology options to respond to specific discovery needs including but not limited to recommendations for products to perform early case assessment, document search, and document reviews in the most efficient, timely, and cost effective manner.
  • Participates in legal proceedings, i.e. 26(f) conferences, prepares affidavits, and testifies as to the defensibility of the government’s eDiscovery process.
  • Ensures standard procedures for electronic discovery and litigation support projects are consistently applied across the life of the case.
  • Delegates appropriate workflow tasks, including data management, constructing search queries, processing, production and quality control.
  • Coordinates efforts of others in response to discovery requests and provides regular reports and metrics as to the status of each phase of the project.
  • Conduct regular briefings on new technology and process improvements with regard to electronic discovery.
  • Prior knowledge and experience managing eDiscovery projects and related technologies required.
  • Advanced experience planning eDiscovery efforts, managing client expectations, and working with clients to minimize their risk exposure.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain MRPT facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for MRPT facility credentials/authorization at this work location.

REQUIRED

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience providing eDiscovery services and litigation support on complex and large cases involving complex eDiscovery challenges.
  • Must have demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess detailed planning and organizational skills and have a thorough understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM); especially data collection, review, analytics and production.
  • Must possess solid, broad knowledge of Information Technology infrastructures including networks and other sources of data.
  • Must be proficient in a wide range of technologies and be knowledgeable as to eDiscovery industry “best practices” including an understanding of multiple tools and processes associated with large scale complex eDiscovery response.
  • Must possess experience with Relativity (enterprise) and/or with RelativityOne.
  • Must have experience with process ingestion of structured data sets with either an Oracle or SQL backend from the following applications: Records Management Systems, Professional Standards Database and Computer Aided Dispatch Systems.
  • Within data sets reside unstructured data in the form of BLOBS  (binary large object) consisting of text files, PDF documents, social media posts, comments, images, audio/video files, and emails.
  • Extract such materials, load and organize them in Relativity.
  • Able to conduct queries in SQL or Oracle.

Preferred skills:

  • Undergraduate degree and graduate degrees strongly preferred along with eDiscovery related technical certifications.
  • Experience with structured and conceptual analytics preferred.
  • 4+ years commercial or law firm litigation support experience highly desired.
  • RCA certification and other eDiscovery certifications preferred.
  • Hands on experience with LAW highly desired.
  • Law degree, advanced technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree preferred.
  • Hands on experience with litigation support tools such as LAW, IPRO, Concordance, MS Office Suite,   and LiveNote highly valued.
  • Brainspace Analyst certification preferred.

       

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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