Silicon Valley CA

Information Governance Senior Analyst (Silicon Valley)

CM Legal

Information Governance Senior Analyst

About the Role
The Information Governance Senior Analyst is an integral part of the Information Governance team. This role will be responsible for coordinating all primary functions of the Information Governance Operations team, including file management (both physical and electronic), file intake, file releases, destruction requests, data access requests, case room management, and records retention, while developing plans, organizing files and work-flow, and assuming responsibility for the completion of major projects. This role will be located in the Silicon Valley 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:

  • Identifying opportunities to enhance the Information Governance program by utilizing a thorough understanding of information management, security, and privacy principles
  • Consulting firm personnel on the appropriate locations where data should be stored; acting as a resource regarding various information governance questions for staff, lawyers, and other users and providing instruction and training as needed
  • Coordinating and performing all aspects for all information governance processes including file intakes, releases, destructions, and data access procedures for the office, ensuring compliance with firm policies, and ensuring completion of the relevant process
  • Coordinating the execution of and ensuring compliance with records retention procedures; ascertaining which files are subject to retention; maintaining meticulous records regarding file disposition
  • Organizing boxes, following offsite storage procedures, preparing files both physically and within the records management system and other databases 
  • Possess extensive knowledge of information governance, data security and privacy principles, best practices, and procedures
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Display thorough knowledge of the physical and electronic resources of the department and firm, as well as the ability to articulate the role of effective space management in the overall administration of the office
  • A Bachelor’s degree; a minimum of five (5) years of relevant Information Governance or Records experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant Information Governance or Records experience, preferably in a law firm Information Governance or Records Department; experience in other law firm positions having significant document organizational responsibilities may be considered in lieu of directly related Information Governance or Records experience

Benefits & Additional Information
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in the comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more! 

Pay Range
USD $100,000.00 – USD $120,000.00 /Yr.


  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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