Qualified candidates will have 2+ years of litigation experience and 2+ years of e-discovery experience. Manage discovery start to finish from preservation through review and production and creation of privilege logs. Tasks include advising the client on preservation issues and assisting with the implementation of the hold; interviewing witnesses to assess the scope and volume of documents to collect; evaluating discovery requests and objections to those requests; working with the case team to determine the proper and proportional scope of discovery; and managing the collection, review and production of documents. Keep the case team abreast of progress during discovery operations, report on work that has been accomplished, work remaining and estimated costs and timetables for completion. Help determine, document and execute project planning, scheduling and technical requirements. Work with the case team, the client, Litigation Support, document review services and vendors, to define the project’s budgets, goals and objectives and develop a plan for achieving these tasks. Must understand the substantive aspects of the litigation and have practical experience managing large e-discovery projects. Must also have substantial experience with Relativity and know how to work in the tool, perform searches, etc. Take ownership for this process, shepherding the project through the planning, collection, processing, review and production, including the ultimate use of productions in depositions, motions practice and trial. Assist the case team in developing the facts of the case, interviewing witnesses and transferring this information to the document review team. Will be flexible and able to adapt to the unexpected, navigate difficult deadlines and manage the many internal and external participants in the process. Must be licensed to practice law in North Carolina. Experience with Relativity and other review platforms expected.
Significant experience managing e-discovery projects a plus.
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