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Review Manager (CONSULTANCY)

Washington, DC, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, a global e-discovery, forensic and legal services advisory firm, is adding multiple Review Managers to their expanding team. The Review Managers will be responsible for managing multiple clients matters simultaneously, developing and initiating new relationships across both new and existing clients, and successfully advising those external clients on review workflows, strategies, process improvements, and more. The ability to solely manage reviews and review workflows, set expectations and ensure deadlines are met is required. These Review Managers should have strong experience in Relativity; experience across other industry-standard tools is a plus. The ideal candidates must have experience working cross-divisionally within a large organization, supporting and liaising with the internal sales team, litigation support groups, attorneys, and more. Send resumes to [email protected].

Position Description:
  • Guide and manage reviews. Set review workflow and strategy, run review and manage client relationship from beginning to end of project and beyond project scope
  • Create and monitor timelines for completion of various phases of review
  • Supervise review teams
  • Work closely with operations and human resources team to on-board and off-board reviewers
  • Assist sales team and consultants in Acuity sales pursuits, generate own Acuity up-selling to existing clients. Be instrumental through the entire process from opportunity identification, to proposal preparation, to consultative sale, to closing of contract
  • Develop initial budget with the team for each case and ensure adherence to that budget
  • Work closely with the client, the service delivery team, and project review team to ensure that lines of communication between all project participants are established and maintained during the course of the engagement and that a mutual understanding of the scope of work and related costs exists between both parties
  • Coordinate, counsel, and manage project review team to ensure the accuracy and throughput of the document review. Manage several projects simultaneously
  • Set up, supervise and complete a privilege log with attorney team. Monitor review speeds and progress on a regular basis and implement and oversee a quality control protocol
  • Interview and build project review teams, with focus on developing go-to regional and substantive reviewers for use on a variety of projects
  • Train and guide team leads and review teams
  • Provide detailed substantive review support for the client and project review team on the use of review tools both on site, at client locations and remotely
  • Communicate with client and/or outside counsel to scope substantive parameters of the project, select proper review tool and repository, and estimate project timelines and budgets
  • Be able to suggest appropriate uses and review workflows, including the ability to integrate quality control workflows involving the client and senior project reviewers
  • Build and foster relationships with client contacts
  • Define the scope of work to include a list of deliverables and deadlines. Oversee progress of work to ensure delivery of all work product within established timeframes and standards of quality
  • Manage expenditures within budget estimates. Work with project manager to maintain communication with client and project team regarding changes to proposed work and budget
  • Ensure inputs to billing system accurately reflect case status, revenue projections and authorized budgets
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with other offices and departments in the company. Promote uniformity of office procedures and consistent high quality of final work product
  • Travel as required to ensure effective management of case activities (Minimal notice possible)
Basic Qualifications:
  • Some legal/electronic discovery experience or document review environment
  • Some experience supporting document review software applications, preferably in document-intensive cases is preferable
  • Experience interfacing with end-client – either corporation, outside counsel or both
  • J.D. required
  • B.S. or a B.A. college degree required
  • Must be barred, active and in good standing. Holding an active bar in the state where the applicant resides and/or is attached to a physical office is preferred.
Preferred Skills:
  • Flexibility - ability to work under tight deadlines, ability to handle multiple tasks through prioritization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Uses technology assisted review to ferret out the most responsive documents more quickly
  • Speaks/reads a language other than English and has supervised a foreign language review a plus but not required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and working with people in a team environment
  • Broad knowledge and experience on participating in and managing wide variety of document reviews
  • Antitrust or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act experience is a plus
  • Has supervised a case using predictive coding
  • Strong technical skills
  • Experience with budget development and working with spreadsheets
 

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