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Legal- Assistant General Counsel- Legal Discovery Management- VP (NY)

Job Description

Responsibilities

·         Manage complex discovery projects from the early case planning stage through production

·         Consult with case teams (internal litigators, outside counsel and project managers) in creating discovery plans

·         Assist case teams in the drafting of electronic discovery search protocols: conduct search term analysis, make recommendations about groups of terms, and suggest posture with opposing parties

·         Negotiate document review rates and protocols and with Outside Counsel

·         Use various manual and technology-assisted techniques to limit the scope, the volumes and ultimately the cost of document reviews via data culling, bulk coding and search term analysis.

·         Devise strategies to leverage and integrate technology assisted review techniques, including predictive coding, in the document review process

·         Oversee all aspects of managed-document-review vendors’ work: dictate the configuration of the hosting platform review environments/constraints, negotiate timing/schedules, coordinate review workflows, answer questions, and conduct substantive quality control

·         Facilitate the flow of documents and knowledge throughout the discovery process: direct documents into the appropriate work streams and transmit questions, answers and information to/from the appropriate parties

·         Operate as the point of contact for all document-review-related issues both from vendors (review and hosting) and the case team with respect to the cases you are overseeing

·         Leverage reporting/metrics to ensure that robust quality control procedures are in place

·         Advise on privilege review workflows

·         Manage the design and implementation of privilege screens and automated privilege logs

Qualifications
  • J.D. from an accredited law school and admitted to practice law in New York
  • 5+ years experience in the legal/e-discovery industry, ideally with at least 3 years managing large-scale document reviews
  • Thorough working knowledge of e-discovery applications, specifically XLS and Relativity
  • Ability to work with large datasets and analyze metadata for substance and themes
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; capable of communicating effectively with all levels of the company
  • Exceptional time management and problem solving skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of EDRM, including the implications and effects that each piece can have on other pieces of the model
  • Experience working with technology assisted review tools preferred
Req #: 160031025
Location: Brooklyn, NY US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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