Job Details

e-Discovery Project Manager (VENDOR)

West Coast, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a growing e-discovery service provider and document review company that values quality of life and work-life balance, is seeking an e-Discovery Project Manager to work remotely on the West Coast. The primary focus of this role is to plan, execute and finalize all technology and electronically stored information (ESI) related to clients and projects. The Project Manager will oversee e-discovery projects and consult with clients and legal teams in the application of processes and technologies. This role will use ESI to provide successful outcomes while proactively promoting management and client initiatives. Must have strong experience using Relativity. Send resumes to [email protected].

Essential Functions

  • Manages document review or e-discovery projects delivering project plans, workflows, assignments, schedules, budgets, and process improvement; acquires resources and delegate tasks
  • Performs work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Company to reasonably collect fees for such work; meet expectations of billable hours
  • Consults with clients or legal teams in the application of processes, technologies and the use of ESI to successful outcomes
  • Proactively promote management and client initiatives
  • Defines and meet all client requirements to identify, preserve, collect, process, host review and produce electronically stored information
  • Ensures quality control measures and standard procedures are consistently applied to projects; Oversees status reports and lead improvements
  • Provides advanced technical support and training in collaboration with legal teams, client support groups, IT staff and third-party vendors; creates training programs and materials
  • Works beyond scheduled hours as required
  • Provides on-going technical support and facilitate user training programs and create necessary materials
  • Preferred experience in electronic discovery and imaging applications, such as Lexis LAW PreDiscovery, Nuix Workstation and Relativity Processing (Invariant), etc.
  • Collaborates with outside contractors and third-party vendors (such as forensic examiners)
  • Maintains strong working relationships by supporting management with all technology initiatives and objectives
  • Participates in the assessment of products or program alternatives to make recommendations to management
  • Handles additional special projects as assigned

In addition, the e-Discovery Project Manager will be expected to have:

  • Expert-level proficiency in application service providers (ASPs), such as Relativity
  • Expert knowledge of the life cycle of litigation matters
  • Advanced knowledge of Electronic Discovery and e-Discovery principles
  • Advanced knowledge of the concepts, principles, management and processing of electronically stored information (ESI) as they relate to legal matters, including the use of various ESI collection, management, review and processing tools and applications
  • Expert knowledge of the life cycle of litigation matters
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of forensic collection
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of early case analysis and data assessment
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of filtering concepts such as pivots and data clustering
  • Advanced knowledge of electronic discovery principles and best practices
  • Advanced knowledge government agency electronic discovery requirements and protocols
  • Advanced knowledge of electronic discovery developments such as Sedona Conference Principles
  • Advanced knowledge of project management best practices
  • Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
  • Advanced proficiency in of Windows Operating Systems (desktop and network); network storage and archival technologies

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with major in computer science, electrical engineering or related field (required); advanced degree (preferred)
  • Juris Doctor (preferred)
  • Certification in electronic discovery or forensic software and processes (i.e., Relativity Certified Administrator, Relativity Review Specialist, Relativity Processing Specialist, Relativity Analytics Specialist
  • Project management professional certification (PMP) (preferred)
  • Significant litigation support experience
  • Significant electronic discovery experience
  • Significant project management experience
  • Significant professional services or law firm experience (preferred)

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