New York City NY

Practice Technology & eDiscovery Project Manager

CM Legal

Practice Technology & eDiscovery Project Manager
In this role, you’ll join a team who assists attorneys, paralegals, staff by playing a fundamental role in the work required to support the Firm's clients. This is a hands-on position and provides e-Discovery consulting and technology support to case teams, including vendor management, database management, e-discovery project management and training.  You will report to the Director of PTED.As a PTED Project Manager, you will assess and support technology needs throughout all stages of the litigation or government investigation process. Strong communication skills and a clients’ first attitude is paramount in this role. Must be comfortable working directly with attorneys to manage projects, including providing real-time status updates and workflow and data collection recommendations.You will be responsible for the advanced technical and project management aspects of discovery, including the stages outlined in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model. In order to guide attorneys through the discovery process, you must possess knowledge of current Federal and State e-discovery laws/rules. Additional knowledge of foreign country data privacy laws/regulations is a plus.
eDiscovery Project Manager

  • Coordinate with case teams to select, communicate with and manage Firm approved outside vendors for electronic discovery projects
  • Maintain tracking logs for data received, loaded to review platform(s) and/or produced, as well as data produced by opposing counsel and/or third parties
  • Prepare e-discovery budgets in connection with data collection, data processing, data hosting and billable hours for Project Management

Essential Functions of Job:

  • Maintain Relativity databases as well as other eDiscovery Firm platforms
  • Train case team members on all supported eDiscovery platforms
  • Manage Firm’s eDiscovery vendors

Qualifications and Experience Required Qualifications: 10+ years of eDiscovery experience
Preferred Qualifications: Law firm experience
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree
License and Certification Preferred: Relativity Certified Administrator
Computer/Software Knowledge

  • Relativity & Relativity Desktop Client
  • UltraEdit
  • NotePad++
  • TextPad
  • Microsoft Outlook and Excel


  • CaseMap
  • TextMap
  • Legal Radius
  • CaseFleet
  • PageVault
  • X1 Social Discovery

Work Environment

  • Current Firm policy is hybrid–working in the office a minimum of 3 days per week, and working from home the rest of the week (subject to change).
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel RequirementsUp to 10%, some travel may be required to other SMRH offices and possibly to industry conferences.

The expected salary range for this position is between $71,136 – $158,600 . 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.


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