eDiscovery Project Manager

Our client, a highly regarded law firm handling sophisticated transactions, challenging litigation and complex regulatory issues, is seeking an eDiscovery Project Manager. The Project Manager will work with attorneys and staff to assess technology needs of individual cases and to develop or recommend appropriate early case assessment strategies to meet case needs and determine the most cost-effective approach of different tools for handling collection, document review, production and trial preparation. You will train and advise attorneys and staff on the application and efficient use of technology and use expertise and hands-on experience with eDiscovery tools to provide technical solutions for managing data. The ideal candidate will have experience in eDiscovery technology at a law firm or vendor with expertise in litigation support technology including database applications (Relativity, Concordance, LogikCull, Summation), various other applications (Microsoft Office, MS Access, SQL), Text editors, and/or directory comparison tools.

Please do not apply to this role if you do not have eDiscovery experience.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with attorneys and staff to assess technology needs of individual cases and develop or recommend appropriate early case assessment strategies to meet case needs, and determine the most cost-effective approach of different tools for handling collection, document review, production, and trial preparation
  • Design and implement litigation best practices, project workflow, and data governance
  • Administer eDiscovery software and technology tools and coordinate with outside vendors as appropriate
  • Track eDiscovery metrics to assist in the preparation of annual budgets for staff, hardware, and resources
  • Work with IT Department as the technical liaison with those handling litigation matters to evaluate and recommend litigation support software to respond to changes in the industry
  • Train and advise attorneys and staff on the application and efficient use of technology; use the expertise and hands-on experience with eDiscovery tools to provide technical solutions for managing data
  • Keep attorneys and staff apprised of changes in the industry to better support our clients
  • Work closely with paralegals and legal assistants to share knowledge of litigation support applications and techniques and foster a team-oriented environment and create user-friendly training materials

QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES/SKILLS

  • Able to provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others’ concerns; mentors, and trains other members of the team
  • Able to develop and maintain best practices relating to litigation support
  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to work with varying levels of employees, paralegal, attorneys, and vendors with a focus on customer satisfaction
  • Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team

REQUIREMENTS

  • Several years of experience in eDiscovery technology at a law firm or vendor – expertise in litigation support technology including database applications (Relativity, Concordance, LogikCull, Summation), applications (Microsoft Office, MS Access, SQL), Text editors, and/or directory comparison tools
  • Exceptional organizational skills and project management skills required to manage a variety of complex projects with tight deadlines
  • Appropriate certifications a plus

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