The Locke Lord Litigation Support Department provides eDiscovery and Project Management services to the Firm’s Litigation section utilizing proven tools and technologies to assist with the collection, processing, review and TAR for client data. The Litigation Support Analyst manages the full litigation life-cycle, including eDiscovery and document review.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Consult with attorneys, legal teams and clients to develop identification, preservation, and collection protocols in connection with litigation and regulatory administration matters
Assist legal teams with the development and implementation of effective data culling, filtering and keyword strategies to reduce client materials to potentially responsive materials
Assist legal teams with the development and use of data analytics and TAR
Support document review projects
Process, analyze and report metrics of large collections of data
Monitor and keep apprised of case law developments in eDiscovery and litigation technology
Assist with the professional development and mentoring of other Litigation Support analysists
Work closely with legal teams to assist in the setup and management of eDiscovery databases for document review, analysis and production
Maintain documentation regarding collection of electronic data collected from clients in connection with discovery obligations
Organize and prepare data for loading, processing review and production by the technical team
Assist legal teams to apply AI and sampling methodologies to reduce the overall cost of eDiscovery in dispute matters
Assist the Firm in training lawyers on the Firm’s eDiscovery and case management platform
Help prepare legal teams for trial, including the use of courtroom technologies, such as Trial Director, to load exhibits, depositions, and prepare video cuts to play at trial
Prepare presentations and slide shows to help effectively educate jurors on case specifics and themes
Perform other tasks and duties as assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required
Certification by ACEDS (Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists) or the ability to obtain certification within 1 year of hire date is required
Minimum three years of e-discovery project management experience
Strong knowledge of enterprise technology commonly used in corporate IT departments and email systems is preferred
Strong grasp and knowledge of litigation technology, continuous active learning (CAL) methodologies and use of TAR strategies is preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous projects with quality results
Willingness to provide after hours, overtime, and weekend support as necessary
Ability to work both as part of a team and independently with limited supervision
Ability to work effectively under rigorous deadlines in high-pressure situations
Ability to exercise good judgment in sensitive or stressful situations
Excellent analytical, problem identification and resolution skills
Ability to run hot-seat for trials
Supervisory Responsibility – None.
Work Environment – This position operates with a hybrid work from home and in-office requirement.
Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This position is non-exempt for purposes of federal wage-hour law and is eligible for overtime compensation. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Overtime work will be required as job duties demand.
Travel – Little travel is expected for this position, but will be on an as-needed basis.
Locke Lord is a premier full-service Am Law 100 law firm that has earned a solid reputation for complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work on behalf of clients in important and growing industry sectors around the world.
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