Who We Are At Con Edison, we celebrate a long and proud history of energizing the most vibrant region in the country. We provide safe and reliable energy to our customers while protecting the environment and fostering a more diverse and inclusive workforce. No matter heat waves or cold snaps, we are here to provide the level of service our customers deserve and expect. So come join our team and help us build a brighter future.
What's In It For You Come be a part of our Legal Innovations team, where you will have the opportunity, as a Senor (eDiscovey/ Legal Innovations) Specialist, to learn and grow in a thriving industry! You will be part of a culture where information is shared, and new ideas are welcomed. We provide a positive experience with every candidate and manager we work with. You will have the ability to enhance the customer experience while learning all aspects of our business.
Core Responsibilities The Legal Innovation and Operations team is seeking a Senior Specialist to support the Law Department in fulfilling the Company's e-discovery obligations, applying a strong technical background to optimize Law's processes for collection, preservation, processing, and production of electronically stored information (ESI). The role requires familiarity with all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), the Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications, structured and unstructured data systems, chain of custody, document production support, and a basic knowledge of computer forensics. The Senior Specialist supports in-house counsel with the technical aspects of e-discovery and must possess excellent communication skills to collaborate with attorneys and other legal professionals with a wide range of technology skills. The Senior Specialist will collaborate with IT and Corporate Security and interact with outside counsel and e-discovery service providers. Strong organizational skills and a background in litigation support, along with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, are keys to success in this role. This is a hybrid role.
Support legal teams and collaborate with IT, vendors, and other resources on technical aspects of preservation and ediscovery, including but not limited to preservation, collection, processing, and production protocols.
Review technical processes and workflows for ESI collection and transmission.
Evaluate new technology tools and techniques to improve Con Edison e-discovery capabilities.
Manage Evidence Closet, following industry best practices and standards in digital asset/media acquisition, chain of custody, handling, inventory, storage, and documentation.
Assist internal teams as needed with electronic document production.
Support creation of periodic e-discovery vendor RFPs and participate in evaluating candidates and selecting a final panel.
Develop reporting and metrics.
Review e-discovery vendor statements of work and invoices.
Responsible for additional tasks and duties to support the Legal Innovation and Operations team.
Assist the company during system emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment. This may require offhour and weekend emergency response.
Associate's Degree And A minimum of five years related work experience. Or
Bachelor's Degree And A minimum of three years related work experience. Or
Master's Degree And A minimum of two years related work experience.
Bachelor's Degree And A minimum of three years related work experience.
Master's Degree And A minimum of two years related work experience.
Relevant Work Experience
Experience collaborating with in-house counsel and e-discovery service providers on collection, processing, and production protocols. Required
Experience with e-discovery solutions such as Microsoft Advanced E-Discovery, Nuix, Encase, Cellebrite, and/or other ediscovery technology. Required
Experience with automated legal hold tools such as Exterro or Zapproved. Required
Experience in evaluation and procurement of e-discovery service providers. Required
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, leadership, and communications skills. Required
Must be able to work well independently and in a team environment. Required
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, MS Forms, PowerPoint, and Excel. Required
Must be detail-oriented with strong analytical skills and the ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. Required
Must have excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and handle internal and external contacts professionally with tact and sensitivity. Required
Must be disciplined and have excellent time management skills. Required
Must demonstrate personal responsibility and accountability. Required
Must have strong interpersonal skills, as well as exemplary follow-up organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels. Required
Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information. Required
Working knowledge of Relativity and other review processes and tools.
Licenses & Certifications
Driver's License Required
Other Physical Demands
Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
Must be willing to travel within the Company service territory, as needed.
Equal Opportunity Employer Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.
About Con Edison
New York City pulses with energy. It is the global center of finance, communications, information technology, and other industries dependent on reliable energy. For more than 200 years, Con Edison has been supplying the energy that powers New York.
Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), a regulated utility, provides electric service in New York City (except for a small area of Queens), and most of Westchester County. We provide natural gas service in Manhattan, the Bronx, and parts of Queens and Westchester. Con Edison also owns and operates the world’s largest steam system, providing steam service in most of Manhattan. Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $12 billion in annual revenues and $62 billion in assets.