Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, a large international law firm, is seeking an E-Discovery Analyst for our Litigation Department in our Houston office or Dallas office. This position will be part of our team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff providing a high level of service to both internal and external clients. At Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, we are one team where each person plays an integral role in serving the needs of our clients. The firm has a strong dedication to its employees, values, diversity and inclusion initiatives and commitment to the community.
The E-Discovery Analyst will work as part of the E-Discovery Team, and will be responsible for creating and modifying Relativity databases and imagebases. This role will encompass database administration, data manipulation and software utility creation. This individual will work directly with E-Discovery Project Managers and case teams to execute tasks related to data preparation, loading, production and quality control for electronic discovery projects.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist litigation case teams with facilitating the movement of electronically stored information (ESI) from one step of the electronic discovery process to the next. Integrate and organize scanned images, ESI, video and audio files, transcripts and depositions in a discovery database for review purposes.
Communicate, correspond and interact with clients and outside entities under the supervision of attorneys and senior litigation technology professionals or project managers.
Database creation, maintenance and archival:
Load data and images from CDs, DVDs and other media sources to the firm’s systems.
Convert and manipulate data for loading into Relativity databases.
Design and document software utility modules using scripting language.
Perform complex tasks associated with OCR conversion, PDF conversion, CD-ROM creation and image printing that do not lend themselves to standardized procedures.
Create Relativity databases and set up user accounts.
Assist with complex Relativity database searches and generation of reports.
Document production preparation (Branding, Redactions, etc.)
Quality control of electronically stored information.
Record EDD processing metrics.
Provide on-call support on a rotating basis as assigned
SQL scripting for Relativity environment
Maintain internal documentation:
Maintain and share technical documentation for all E-Discovery applications.
Participate in application upgrades, technology projects and solution testing as needed.
Consult with team members regarding ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of applications in the environment.
Two-year degree in a technology-related major field or equivalent experience
Knowledge and skill set necessary for the following applications: Relativity, Concordance, Summation, CaseMap, TimeMap, LiveNote/Westlaw Case Notebook, IPRO, TextPad, UltraEdit, LAW Prediscovery
Minimum of two years’ experience in the E-Discovery Industry with a law firm E-Discovery department, as a paralegal, or with a E-Discovery vendor.
Experience with handling and manipulation of load files (and other related file formats) is a must.
Experience with text manipulations software (e.g. TextPad, Ultraedit, Microsoft Excel, and/or Microsoft Access) is required
Excellent technical skills.
Process-oriented communication skills; Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to relate effectively to legal professionals, technology and professional service vendors, and internal technology peers.
Must have solid analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Must possess strong time-management and organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively with others under short deadlines in high pressure situations.
This is a full-time, regular position with generous benefits. Any email attachments should be in WORD or PDF format only. Principals only. No phone calls, please. Due to volume, we will only contact those applicants we wish to screen. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our firm, please visit our website at www.kilpatricktownsend.com.