Supervising Discovery Attorney

Our client, the leading firm for complex U.S. M&A, litigation, governance, and regulatory work, is seeking an experienced eDiscovery Attorney to join its litigation group as a Supervising Discovery Attorney. This supervisory role will work with firm administrators and attorneys to guide, manage, and develop the Discovery Attorney team. This is a sophisticated position, requiring both substantive and technical knowledge. All attorneys applying should have demonstrated excellence in people management, strong technical abilities (i.e., Relativity), and be comfortable communicating with all levels of professionals in the eDiscovery process, including contract attorneys, partners, vendors, clients, and other stakeholders. This role follows a hybrid model with some days in-office and other days remote.

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

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the eDiscovery Team and eDiscovery Attorneys 
  • Work with relevant practice group leaders, litigation partners, case teams, and Manager
    of Dispute Resolution Practice Resources and Operations to provide eDiscovery support
    where needed
  • Liaise with clients, eDiscovery technology vendors, and contract attorney agencies, and
    maintain ongoing relationships with the vendors and agencies 
  • Assist Case teams, as needed, with all aspects of eDiscovery document collection,
    review, and production 
  • Assist Case teams, as needed with later stages of litigation matters, including discovery
  • Supervise contract attorneys, as needed 
Key Requirements: 
  • The ideal candidate will have several years of supervisory experience at a top-tier law
    firm managing eDiscovery teams and several years of eDiscovery experience
  • Must have a JD and active bar licensure 
  • Must have a sophisticated understanding of eDiscovery processes and experience
    supporting large, multijurisdictional, complex cases 
  • Must be proficient with Relativity, DISCO, and Concordance 
  • Must have a sophisticated and up-to-date understanding of privilege and work product
    issues, and be well-versed in the applicable rules and caselaw governing privilege and
    work product disputes
  • Experience with analytic products such as TAR and Brainspace 
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills, attention to detail, organization and written
    and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and some weekends