Los Angeles CA

eDiscovery Solutions Attorney

CM Legal

eDiscovery Solutions Attorney 

About the Role
The eDiscovery Solutions Attorney is an integral part of the Technology team. This role will be responsible for applying experience and advanced knowledge of eDiscovery strategies and best practices to provide advanced technical and workflow guidance to case teams, Practice Support Services (“PSS”) colleagues, and directly to strategic clients of the firm, while functioning as the primary liaison between client eDiscovery teams/counsel and case teams to ensure that client requirements and/or protocols are executed on a matter level, which includes training case team members and PSS staff on any client directives for handling eDiscovery. This role will be located in the Los Angeles office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

 Responsibilities & Qualifications 
Other key responsibilities include:

  • Functioning as the primary liaison between client eDiscovery teams / counsel and case teams to ensure that client requirements and / or protocols are executed on a matter level, which includes training case team members and PSS staff on any client directives for handling eDiscovery
  • Understanding both the legal issues and technology issues of a case to assist the case team with Electronically Stored Information (“ESI”) protocols, orders, meetings with counsel, conferences, and overall strategy
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and assessing emerging technology solutions including natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and GenAI solutions for their suitability in electronic discovery workflows
  • Advising case teams on collection strategies for clients who have recurring litigation needs involving the same individuals
  • Advising on strategies for identifying key custodians and sources of ESI, including structured and unstructured data, and prioritizing these records data for early analysis and review
  • Leading data mapping calls with client and client IT team to explore enterprise and custodial data sources; discussing any potential challenges with various data sources and assisting the case team with an action plan to address
  • Developing a thorough understanding of client data storage policies and protocols including backup strategies, retention policies, storage limitations, use of home-based and personal devices, departed employee data, to advise on preservation and collection
  • Advising case teams and client on collaboration platforms (Slack, Teams, Bloomberg, etc.), messaging platforms (WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, etc.) and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Discord, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.) as well as structured data sources and explain to case teams the nuances for their collection, review, and production
  • Consulting with case team for the review objectives; advises and recommends strategies on the use of advanced document review technology, including Technology Assisted Review (TAR), analytics and initial sampling; establishes and documents baseline statistical targets
  • Implementing workflows for document review including the use of advanced technology and Technology Assisted Review (TAR) and ensures all case team members, PSS staff, and contract attorneys are trained on the document review tools as well as the review workflow
  • Evaluating search terms to determine effectiveness of the search strategy; advising case teams on effective search techniques; preparing reports on search term effectiveness, including hit counts, precision, and recall metrics, to inform the legal team and adjust strategies, as necessary
  • Exhibit expert knowledge of the concepts, principles, management, and processing of ESI as they relate to legal matters, including the use of various ESI management and review tools and applications
  • Possess extensive knowledge of eDiscovery review platforms and related technologies such as Relativity, Nuix, Brainspace, NexLP, Disco and other industry leading tools
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills (e.g., organizing, planning, problem solving and decision-making, commitment to diversity)

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission to at least one US State Bar
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of litigation practice, paralegal, or practice support experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience managing large electronic document reviews and productions
  • Experience with litigation response and electronic discovery or records management issues

The expected salary range for this position is between $155,000 and $185,000. The actual base salary offered will depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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