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The State of the e-Discovery and Data Privacy Job Market: Pre and Post COVID-19

TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia returns to Law Journal Newsletters to provide his unmatched market vision with a two-part article about the legal tech job market. Check out this deep dive into the specific cause-and-effect paradigms impacting the data privacy and e-discovery verticals, illustrating broader trends in the overall legal technology job market while simultaneously giving professionals in (or eager to be in) those disciplines a clear roadmap of where the legal technology, data privacy, and ESI job market was, is today, and will be in the future.

For the legal technology job market, the first half of 2020 is a tale of two realities. The undeniable momentum of job growth seen in 2019 has been shattered by the equally incontestable effect of the coronavirus and other recent sociopolitical events on the legal technology job market. The trends that propelled job acceleration in the bulk of the first quarter of 2020 have reconfigured since mid-March, creating new priorities for hiring managers and executive stakeholders and thus new, though perhaps not as voluminous, opportunities for some professionals in the space.

Read Part One HERE and Part Two HERE!

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TRU and Electronic Discovery Resource Model (EDRM) will team up for a new master class that provides an update on the state of the data privacy, e-discovery, and cybersecurity job markets today as they adapt to the ongoing pandemic while keeping up with the ever-evolving legal tech landscape. TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia will join EDRM’s Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad to break down where the hiring is now and where it will be later in Q4 and into Q1 2021, how legal tech pros can leverage certification and training to stay at the forefront of the industry in response to new questions about data management and protection, and what the larger trends that will define the following year will be.

Wednesday, 04 November 2020, 13:00
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Jared Coseglia with present “State of the Legal Technology Job Market 2020,” which will deliver a statistically rich overview on where the litigation support and e-discovery job market is today, what hiring managers need to know about candidates’ motivations, and what job seekers need to know about the desires and habits of employers. This panel will cover what adjustments law firms, corporations, service providers, consulting firms, and government entities are making as a result of the pandemic, specifically dynamic increases to contract staffing modalities and virtual WFH employment. Coseglia will also detail the intersection of litigation tools and talent with data privacy and security and expose the job market trends in those verticals which will define much of corporate hiring for the rest of 2020 and 2021. This session will add value to any hiring manager’s process and give job seekers unique advantage in understanding the current staffing climate in our industry.

Friday, 02 October 2020, 09:00
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Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 11:49