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Senior Project Manager (LAW FIRM)

Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client is seeking a Senior Project Manager for litigation support in their Los Angeles, California office. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating and managing the litigation support and legal technology needs of case teams and clients across multiple matters. This position is the central point of contact for attorneys and paralegals and will coordinate multiple tasks, prioritize projects, manage case team expectations, supervise completion of projects both in-house and at vendors, and will train and mentor junior staff. The ideal candidate is proactive, responsive, and possesses superior problem-solving skills, a high degree of technical skills and outstanding oral and written communication skills. Send resumes to [email protected].

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote the use of technology in the practice of law
  • Provide professional and courteous customer service at all times
  • Effectively communicate knowledge of process, cost and time related to electronic discovery
  • Meet with case teams and/or clients and vendors to plan and design technology needs for each matter
  • Prepare cost and time estimates and case-related budgets, if necessary
  • Advise and consult on best practices relating to the preservation, collection, processing review and production of electronically stored information (ESI) in discovery
  • Design and maintain all aspects of litigation support databases in consultation with case teams
  • Assist with troubleshooting and resolving application and system-related issues, perform application testing, and assist with system maintenance and data management
  • Provide technical support and training to attorneys and paralegals and assist with developing training materials
  • Perform intake, log and track all media, data, client ESI and/or paper documents received
  • Process, load, OCR, and index ESI and paper documents in discovery
  • Review and quality check processed ESI, data, and images loaded to databases
  • Coordinate, track and report status on in-house and outsourced projects
  • Provide support and database monitoring to case teams during document review
  • Coordinate document productions and perform production quality checks
  • Provide support to case teams in preparation for and during trial
  • Maintain case files for each matter per established department best practices
  • Perform timely reviews to verify and submit invoices for payment
  • Properly enter client billable time and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Protect the Firm and its clients by maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Consult with department management, IT personnel, and firm leadership as needed
  • Perform other assignments as required

Education, Skill and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher is required
  • Extensive experience/training or certification in project management and the advanced use of litigation support and electronic discovery applications, including but not limited to Relativity, Equivio, Concordance, Ipro, TextMap, LiveNote, LAW PreDiscovery, Sanction and other data and image manipulation tools and utilities is required
  • Microsoft Office application experience is required
  • Certification in e-discovery and/or litigation support applications is preferred
  • Law firm experience and thorough knowledge of the litigation process is required

 

 

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