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Discovery Counsel (VENDOR)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, the world’s leading enterprise legal services provider, is looking for an e-discovery Counsel to join their growing Solutions Advisory team! The Discovery Counsel works directly with the VP of Litigation and serves as the principal legal leader responsible for building and managing the in-house Discovery Program for a global Consumer Health Company. The Discovery Counsel will partner with the company’s internal and external stakeholders to bring comprehensive best-in-class discovery solutions across a broad range of legal matters. The Discovery Counsel will be responsible for e-discovery protocols, strategy, budgeting, value capture, and technology innovation support across the program and for executing an e-discovery plan across the litigation and investigation portfolio, driving process consistency, training outside counsel, and overseeing the company's e-discovery service partners. The successful candidate will be a licensed attorney with e-discovery litigation experience, strong organization skills, with the ability to bring multiple competing obligations to completion and leadership ability to build and run processes and create documentation as needed. Experience with Life Sciences and consumer healthcare matters a plus. Send resumes to [email protected].

Responsibilities:
  • The Discovery Counsel works directly with the VP of Litigation and serves as the principal legal leader responsible for building and managing the in-house Discovery Program
  • Partner with the company’s internal and external stakeholders to bring comprehensive best-in-class discovery solutions across a broad range of legal matters.
  • Responsible for executing an e-discovery plan across the litigation and investigation portfolio, driving process consistency, training outside counsel, and oversight of the company’s e-discovery service partners
  • Responsible for e-discovery protocols, strategy, budgeting, value capture, and technology innovation support across the program. The position will protect the company’s brand, mitigate risk, and contain cost
  • Deliver unique solutions to client challenges, sought-after consulting assessments, cutting-edge technology offerings, and thought leadership opportunities
Qualifications:
  • Actively licensed attorney
  • Litigation and e-discovery experience in either a global corporation’s legal department, service provider, or law firm
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to bring multiple competing obligations to completion
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other professionals in the legal department and business teams
  • Ability to learn new skills and knowledge quickly
  • Strong client service and customer orientation
  • Is action-oriented and practices attentive and active listening
  • Leadership ability to build and run processes and create documentation as needed
  • Ability to build relationships within an organization and work cross-functionally
  • Is effective in a variety of formal presentations both inside and outside the company
  • Ability to work independently and contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Experience with life sciences and consumer healthcare matters a plus

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