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Senior Litigation Support Analyst (LAW FIRM)

San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, an international law firm, is seeking a Senior Litigation Support Analyst for their office in either Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Palo Alto. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for processing data and supporting a litigation case team, serving as an interface between attorneys, paralegals, and vendors. The ideal candidate will have experience in Relativity, Nuix, and LAW and will be a self-starter with the ability to work under pressure. The candidate must be technical and attorney-facing, ideally with some law firm experience. This role has room for vertical growth and great benefits. The client has a large in-house, well-established department and is looking for law firm talent with a similar background. Resumes to [email protected].

Summary:
Responsible for providing general litigation technology support to case teams. Serves as an interface between attorneys, paralegals, internal support groups, and outside service providers. Serves as primary, hands-on technical expert, performing data intake and manipulation tasks required by their cases.


Qualifications:
  • Experience in an Am Law 200 law firm or legal environment and/or a thorough understanding of the requirements of litigation support, legal documents, and procedural requirements
  • Excellent communication, organizational, technical writing, and interpersonal skills; strong service orientation and ability to develop effective working relationships with others, including legal teams, vendors, and mentees
  • Ability to propose solutions to complex case challenges
  • Experience in advising on and performing document inventory, search, and culling techniques to reduce volume, identify potentially responsive or privileged documents, and reduce costs
  • Familiarity with methods to identify duplicates, near duplicates, email threads, and families within document collections
  • Experience in case management to initiate and navigate vendor relationships on cases that may be large or have special needs
  • Proven ability to succeed as a team leader who will coordinate tasks with others in the department and with vendors
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Access, a large text editor (UltraEdit/Textpad), file I/ O manipulation using MS DOS commands, or other equivalent utilities
  • Extensive working knowledge of multiple document review tools such as Nuix Discover, Concordance, Relativity, EZReview, or OpenText
  • Must be able to support end- users and perform administrative tasks
  • Experience in document review workflow; may be in the form of homemade solutions with lists of review assignments; prior use of document review workflow tools preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Consults and assists attorneys and paralegals on specific case needs to identify discovery document management tools and solutions for transcripts, pleadings, and correspondence
  • Prepares plans, schedules, and budgets for case specific support, such as document collection, processing, review, production, and trial; advises case teams on Firm’s Best Practices for managing electronic discovery
  • Liaises with information technology and other administrative departments of the Firm to support case team requirements for services such as SFTP transfer, securing source code, and war room setup
  • Develops healthy working relationships with client- approved vendors
  • Communicates data specifications and requirements effectively
  • Administers legal teams’ document review databases, including user rights management, database and coding form design, indexing, import/export of fielded data, OCR/extracted text, and metadata
  • Manipulates and prepares early case reports of load files and raw data using tools such as Microsoft Access, Excel, text editors, dtSearch, and LAW
  • Prepares small document collections for review by processing data using Nuix; also coordinates similar processing for larger collections with outside processing providers
  • Assists with preparation of search strategy for culling of documents based on discussions with legal team and knowledge of query syntax in early case assessment/culling and document review platforms
  • Interprets discovery data specifications and provides feasibility feedback to legal team; prepares productions according to agreed-upon format
  • Provides patient training and support of Firm Software (Nuix Discover, Concordance, Case Notebook, and CaseMap) to legal teams and corporate clients
  • Assists department leadership and other Analysts in preparation of various standardized procedures and materials
  • Serves as a mentor for more junior members of the department
  • Participates in presentations and training on various litigation support topics
  • Stays current on the rapidly changing technology developments relating to litigation support

Education/Experience:
  • Experience supporting tools for case and transcript management such as CaseMap and Case Notebook
  • Ability to work under pressure and to propose solutions; a self-starter with minimal supervision required
  • Proven ability to learn and adjust to new software without formal training
  • Willingness to work additional hours and help others with deadline intensive projects; timely and regular attendance is required
  • Willingness to occasionally travel as needed to other offices and trial sites
  • Prior trial experience helpful
  • BA/BS required

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