eDiscovery Attorney

TRU Staffing Partners

  • Full Time

Our client, a first-tier ranked firm, is seeking an eDiscovery Attorney. This role will work closely with teams throughout the firm to guide and advise on eDiscovery issues. You will utilize eDiscovery review platforms including Relativity, Recommind and other analytics tools performing TAR, predictive coding, and early case assessment. This role will also advise legal, compliance and group investigation stakeholders on eDiscovery issues & strategies that comply with the relevant policies, laws, and regulations arising in connection with litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory inquiries. The ideal candidate will have experience managing eDiscovery in complex litigations and investigations along with a strong understanding of current eDiscovery law and jurisprudence, eDiscovery processes, and current and evolving eDiscovery technologies. The candidate should also have a demonstrated understanding of eDiscovery practices, including the relationship between eDiscovery and related disciplines (eCompliance, Records, Information Governance, IT, Data Privacy/Protection, Data Security).  This role requires some days in-office and must sit in one of the following cities:  Albany, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, Berkeley Heights, Birmingham, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Long Island, Los Angeles, Louisville, Miami, Minneapolis, Monmouth County, New Orleans, New York City, Omaha, Orange County, Orlando, Overland Park, Phoenix, Portsmouth, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley/San Jose, St. Louis, Tampa, White Plains.

The ideal candidate is a skilled attorney and a natural communicator who can work closely with teams throughout the firm to guide and advise on eDiscovery and Information Governance issues. As the eDiscovery Attorney will be reporting directly to the Chief Data Officer, you will focus on the following tasks:

  • Managing eDiscovery in a portfolio of complex and global litigations & investigations
  • Utilizing eDiscovery review platforms including Relativity, Recommind and other analytics tools including TAR, predictive coding, and Early Case Assessment. Strong use and familiarity in handling data processing and document processing.
  • Advising legal, compliance and group investigation stakeholders on eDiscovery issues & strategies that comply with the relevant policies, laws and regulations arising in connection with litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory inquiries
  • Working with eDiscovery processes and current & evolving eDiscovery technologies and the interrelation with other disciplines, including Information Governance, Data Protection, Data Security, IT, Compliance
  • Identifying and escalating improvements to eDiscovery policies and procedures as necessary
  • Serving as a subject matter expert on eDiscovery topics and helping with the onboarding and training of new and existing customers
  • Implement custom workflows to reduce client costs and enhance speed-to-evidence for clients
  • Create and refine standard documentation, including ESI protocols, Protective Orders, review protocols, training guides and review workflows

Requirements:

  • JD and some experience managing eDiscovery in complex litigations and investigations
  • Admission to the Bar (any state)
  • Strong understanding of current eDiscovery law and jurisprudence, eDiscovery processes and current & evolving eDiscovery technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of eDiscovery practices, including the relationship between eDiscovery and related disciplines (eCompliance, Records, Information Governance, IT, Data Privacy/Protection, Data Security)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion and achieve goals
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify continuous improvements in policies and processes and execute on those improvements

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