Dallas TX
Legal

eDiscovery Project Manager

CM Legal

eDiscovery Project Manager
Promote & implement eDiscovery protocols in support of the Firm’s strategic vision; collaborate with internal & external litigation support resources to ensure efficiency & profitability; ability to manage multiple competing priorities with minimal supervision; collaborating with the eDiscovery Services team to implement the eDiscovery function within the Firm; prepare & maintain case-level budgets and ensure projects remain within established cost & time parameters.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement technology, recommended practices and systems that are consistent across offices to effectively support the litigation practice, and are in line with Firm policies and business goals. 
  • Work with the Client Services Manager to ensure that legal teams are using appropriate, innovative and cost-effective technologies to manage the discovery process.
  • Confer with legal teams to provide in-depth consulting on e-discovery issues.
  • Confer with client legal and IT departments to analyze and advise responses to discovery requests, utilizing firm policies and best practices for intake.
  • Assist legal teams to determine appropriate internal or external litigation support applications.  Manage implementation of support applications.
  • Manage data transfer and storage, utilizing firm policies and best practices.
  • Participate in post-project analysis to discover workflow inefficiencies and obstacles.  Work with Director of Litigation and eDiscovery Services to apply quality control processes and improvements to the discovery process.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training to litigation case teams on effective document review protocol utilizing both Firm and vendor technology.
  • Work with Client Services Manager to direct the provision of firm-wide technical assistance for Relativity, West's Case Notebook, CaseMap, TimeMap, Sanction, Trial Director, and various other internal and external litigation software.
  • Communicate, market, and promote use of litigation technology, practice support services and products supported by the Firm.
  • Coordinate electronic and paper document discovery, including processing, scanning, coding, review and productions.
  • Coordinate depositions, video depositions, live transcripts, and full text searching of transcripts.
  • Coordinate trial support.
  • Coordinate with litigation department on projects.
  • Troubleshoot litigation-specific software programs.
  • Ensure expertise in relevant technology; proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency.
  • Participate in appropriate industry organizations and stay current with developments in litigation technology.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Special projects and additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional litigation experience
  • Large law firm experience preferred
  • Relativity-Certified Administrator preferred
  • Knowledge of and the ability to train on Relativity, Summation, Concordance, Sanction, Trial Director, WestLaw Case Notebook, Case Map, TimeMap.  Working knowledge of IPRO e-Capture and IPRO.
  • Experience with Technology-Assisted Review and Predictive Coding required.
  • Well-developed analysis methods and techniques for management of projects containing ESI (electronically stored information), including utilizing Relativity-Assisted Review.
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong, verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to work as member of a team.
  • Large case project management.
  • Must be physically capable of moving boxes and or furniture weighing as much as 35 lbs.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

 

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