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Practice Support Project Manager

Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Full-Time

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The eDiscovery Project Manager provides consultative support to legal teams and clients regarding the application of project management, standard eDiscovery processes and technology assisted review (TAR) methodologies.  This position requires an in-depth understanding of the litigation life cycle, eDiscovery and document review processes.  Strong knowledge of enterprise technology commonly used in the corporate IT environment is required.

The Project Manager must be able to advise legal teams in the identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, and production of electronically stored information (ESI).  Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to effectively organize and manage concurrent eDiscovery and document review projects. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Consult with lawyers and clients’ IT professionals to develop identification, preservation, and collection protocols in connection with litigation and regulatory matters
  • Conduct interviews of corporate IT representatives to identify information potentially relevant information
  • Assist lawyers to develop effective data culling / filtering strategies through the use of search term calibration processes, data analytics, and TAR
  • Develop cost estimates for eDiscovery and document review projects
  • Support document review projects; create review batches and generate and assess daily productivity metrics regarding the work of the review lawyers
  • Monitor and remain apprised of case law developments in electronic discovery and litigation technology
  • Assist with professional development initiatives through participation in presentation and mentoring of project analysts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum three years of experience with litigation support, e-discovery or project management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong grasp and knowledge of litigation technology, continuous active learning (CAL) methodologies and use of TAR strategies
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous projects with consistently high quality results
  • Willingness to provide after hours, overtime, and weekend support as necessary
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to train, manage and delegate tasks to a project analyst while maintaining an active role to drive quality results
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under rigorous deadlines in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in sensitive or stressful situations
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Excellent analytical, problem identification and resolution skills
  • Proven and demonstrable dedication to work product quality and client service
  • Ability to measure and anticipate time, costs and risks associated with project tasks
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status