Senior Director, Trial Services Technology

FTI Consulting

About the Role

We are involved in complex, global and high-profile litigation, arbitration and investigations combining end-to-end risk advisory, investigative and disputes expertise to deliver holistic solutions for our clients.

The success of a trial often depends on presenting complex material in a clear, concise and persuasive manner. The FTI Trial Services team includes communications consulting experts who specialize in a wide range of visual communications consulting and graphics development, as well as presentation of demonstratives in the courtroom. Our consultants select the most appropriate presentation formats to maximize impact and memorability, and then create persuasive graphic presentations that support, clarify and emphasize the key themes of a case.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Consulting and management of the entire technological process from pre-trial drafting of support plan through execution in the courtroom. Provide superior, industry-leading client service
  • Work in partnership with Business Developers to attend introductory and pitch meetings with prospective clients
  • Work in close partnership with graphics consultants to pursue engagement opportunities and serve clients as part of a seamless team
  • Develop engagement proposals and budgets in conjunction with Project Managers
  • Directly control courtroom evidence presentation for FTI clients using TrialMax® and other available off-the-shelf software as necessary
  • Consult with attorneys and staff in the war room to prepare electronic courtroom presentations that support opening & closing statements and witness examinations
  • Manage TrialMax video deposition databases, including editing designations, producing playlist reports, linking exhibits to testimony and playing video in the courtroom
  • Plan, set-up and maintain courtroom and war room equipment during trial, including audio-visual equipment
  • Provide on-site client support (at trial sites or client-designated sites) to support war room and courtroom activities
  • Serve as liaison with opposing counsel’s technology consultant regarding courtroom equipment sharing
  • Support remote hearings, arbitrations, and depositions utilizing advanced tools in Zoom® and similar platforms presenting in a virtual environment while simultaneously managing remote connections
  • Lead engagements, with responsibility for client service delivery and adherence to budget
  • Help develop and execute strategy to grow the Trial Services practice on a local and national level
  • Work in close partnership with FTI colleagues in other practices to cross-sell services and recognize opportunities to expand FTI’s involvement in Trial Services engagements

How You’ll Grow

Our practice provides the opportunity for a motivated professional to work in leveraged, team-based model of diversely skilled, intelligent, and sucessful individuals. Team members regularly exceed expectations and are recognized accordingly through promotion, compensation, public recoginition and positive feedback. You will have the opportunity to change business models and the chance to make a real impact.

Basic Qualifications

  • Seven or more years of litigation support experience
  • Expert knowledge of computer hardware and software; local area network management and troubleshooting experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to communicate concisely with clients (generally attorneys) and others
  • Capability to utilize litigation technology applications (e.g., TrialDirector, Sanction, LiveNote, Summation, Concordance, Ringtail)
  • Video editing skills and knowledge of existing software platforms
  • Proficient knowledge to support audiovisual equipment, applications and hardware
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint; ability to make simple edits
  • Ability to provide efficient and effective problem-solving resolution and process management; provide service in demanding, deadline-driven situations
  • Flexibility to travel and work hours required by clients, including lengthy days, weekends and holidays
  • This role requires travel to client and FTI offices
  • COVID Vaccine required*

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree

*Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should complete a request for accommodation form by contacting recruitingsupport@fticonsulting.com.

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Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays, time off and parental leave
  • Full package of benefits plans
  • Company matched 401K
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation
  • Pet insurance​​​​​​​
About FTI Consulting
What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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