* While generally this is a 40 hour per week position, LIMO staff are expected to work whatever hours necessary to complete assigned responsibilities and scheduled tasks and to accomplish assigned project tasks in accordance with the parameters established in the governing project plan. Travel to other offices may be required.
Mission: To use knowledge of the legal discovery process and current litigation specific technology to manage discovery projects, provide training and marketing for LIMO tools and services to Seyfarth case teams and create and implement best practices for the use of litigation specific software supported by the LIMO team (CaseMap, TextMap, Relativity and Sanction).
Provide project management services to case teams during discovery phase of litigation, including the creation and management of accurate budgets, selection of software appropriate for case, training for case teams on selected software and creation and implementation of appropriate document review workflows
Participate in weekly one-on-one PM calls, department and other team meetings, providing ideas for workflow and process improvements
Track all time spent on client and firm activities on a daily basis. Allocate time appropriately to billable versus non-billable work, and maintain time entries in appropriate databases.
Host quarterly informational/training sessions for Litigation and L&E practice groups in each supported office
Market LIMO services to case teams with new matters, track and report on all marketing activities
Collaborate within group and across different departments as needed to achieve desirable solutions for both internal and external clients.
Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in electronic discovery project management at a law firm or litigation technology service provider. Requires high level knowledge of the EDRM and the use of technology to support each phase of the model.
Competencies: Service-oriented team player exhibiting enthusiasm for position and positive attitude Calm under pressure Communication and listening skills, ability to persuade clients to follow a course of action Open to feedback and the ideas of others Intelligence and aptitude to learn new technologies Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities Creative problem solver able to develop innovative solutions for clients High standards, exercising honesty and integrity at all times, strong work ethic and dedication Works efficiently, utilizing organization and planning skills Attention to detail Proactive, takes initiative, follows through and is persistent Analytical skills, logical thinker Exhibits patience in dealing with an array of personalities and pressures
Physical Requirements: Position involves extended computer and telephone work, desk visits to clients on all floors, moving equipment and boxes of up to 25 pounds each.
Internal Number: 180192
About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, we are leading the way to deliver legal services more effectively, more efficiently, more transparently. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.
Recently, BTI Consulting Group recognized Seyfarth as one of the nation’s best law firms for client service in its 2014 BTI Client Service A-Team Report, which ranks firms based only on client feedback that serve the Fortune 1000. Corporate counsel said Seyfarth “excels” in “Unprompted Communication” and “Anticipating the Needs of Clients” - key tenets of our SeyfarthLean client service model - where the firm ranked “Best of the Best.”
Seyfarth also earned a spot on the Financial Times FT US Innovative Lawyers 2013 index. The recognition reflects the ongoing efforts of the firm to lead the way in integrating legal excellence with innovative client solutions that drive value.
*Our London office operates as Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP, an affiliate of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Our Australian practice ...operates as Seyfarth Shaw Australia, an Australian multidisciplinary partnership affiliated with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. For more information please visit www.seyfarth.com.
In Seyfarth Shaw’s effort to ensure we continue to attract the best talent, we offer competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package. Our benefits include performance based salary increases and bonuses, medical and dental plans, 401(k) and retirement plans, and a public transportation benefit. We offer the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional growth and development.
Our environment is one of collegiality, cooperation and recognition. Our strength is the diverse wealth of information we share. And while we work hard, we also make time to have fun. We participate in many charitable events and fundraisers and give back to the communities.
Seyfarth Shaw is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Lisa Murphy at (312) 460-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Seyfarth Shaw is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Firm practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, citizenship status, or other protected group status as defined by law. Sexual harassment or harassment based on other protected group status as defined by law is also prohibited.