Adams and Reese LLP is seeking an experienced e-discovery Specialist.
The e-discovery Support Specialist will support the firm’s lawyers and staff with e-discovery and litigation support projects.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Execution of day to day e-discovery project tasks. The role involves concurrently managing multiple projects of varying complexity while collaborating with attorneys, and paralegals to ensure the successful completion of matters.
Communicate with attorneys to provide project updates. Apply project management methodology, analysis, and process design knowledge to all tasks as well as coordinating and tracking daily progress from inception through completion including maintaining project documentation, files, data inventory and data disposition in project management database.
Assist attorneys and paralegals with various phases of e-discovery such as collections, preservation, review, production, archiving and forensic requests.
Ability to modify load files, process data, load data, execute productions, including data auditing and quality control.
Perform searching and utilize early case assessment and data culling techniques including the use of advanced analytics to legal teams.
Confer with service providers on creating and ensuring adherence to specifications for data collection, processing, and production and forensic work.
Administer, create, maintain, support, trouble shoot (front and back end) and provide training/support on litigation support applications and databases, particularly Relativity.
Identify, analyze and solve end user problems.
Resolve issues related to e-discovery applications and database issues.
Periodically attends trials to provide technology support for the presentation of evidence and coordinates remote trial site set-up and support as needed.
Provide daily or immediate updates to the Chief Technology Officer and team regarding status of assigned cases or issues.
Ability to conduct group training sessions in e-discovery technology.
In depth understanding of the Information Governance/Electronic Discovery Reference Model. E-discovery concepts and technology (front end and back end) including data security concepts and PHI, PII; and preservation, collection and production of alternative and emerging data sources such as Slack and social media data.
Understanding of e-discovery and forensic collections and analysis.
Knowledge of predictive coding, continuous active learning and technology assisted review, and other data analytic techniques.
Experience using Relativity (RCA) and various other litigation support platforms both for processing, review, productions and analytics.
Experience using Excel, Access and other database products and data handling technologies including FTPs and text editors.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent, projects and prioritize or shift tasks in a fast paced environment.
Attention to detail, ability to keep project documentation current, and communicate status updates timely.
A minimum of 5 to 7 years of e-discovery experience in a law firm and/or vendor environment providing litigation support project management to law firm clients.
In-depth experience with the functionality and specifications of multiple processing and hosting platforms such as Summation, Relativity Processing, Catalyst, Law, and Nuix as well as familiarity with CaseSoft Suite (CaseMap, TextMap, TimeMap), LiveNote, MS Access, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Trial Director and Sanction. In addition to Ultra Edit, EnCase, FTK and Cellebrite reporting.
Attention to detail and quality control of communications and deliverables.
Ability to communicate and translate in writing or orally technical processes and solutions clearly and to interface with all personnel including non-technical audiences.
Ability to utilize strong problem-solving skills and adaptability when faced with unique projects and tight timelines.
Ability to handle projects independently with minimal supervision but engage team for solutions or support.
Ability to follow instruction, SOPs, stay on task, complete assignments in a timely manner, and work cohesively within a team environment.
Certifications such as Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS); Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA); Project Management Professional (PMP) are highly desired.
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