Information Technology (IT), Litigation Support, Operations
As a member of the E-Discovery Technology team, the E-Discovery Technology Analyst, handles all aspects of data processing, data management, and quality control using the Firm’s in-house and managed services E-discovery technology tools.
Control of all electronic discovery and production data from receipt through disposition.
Oversee data handling on numerous in-house and managed services storage systems.
Extensive hands-on daily work in Relativity, Nuix, Nuix Director, Abbyy OCR, LAW PreDiscovery and various load file formats.
Participate in quality control checking of document productions, working closely with Project Managers.
Oversight of FTP site data and internal transfer locations.
Build and maintain databases using state-of-the-art document processing and review tools.
Track all case-related activity utilizing project management tools and completion of all relevant electronic tracking and similar forms.
Record all time worked on a daily basis.
Assist with the identification and archiving of old case data. Maintain tracking logs for data received and loaded; assist with keeping inventory of data media received for each project; maintain proper Chain of Custody for all original media and procedures.
Ongoing contact and communication with Project Managers throughout the entire case lifecycle, while providing regular status updates
Observe all standard E-Discovery Technology conventions and Best Practices, such as deduplication, deNISTing, other methods of culling of data, and time zone management
Reports directly to the E-Discovery Operations Manager and works closely with other Senior Analysts, Analysts, Specialists, the E-Discovery Project Teams Manager and the E-Discovery Practice Group Chair
Involvement in vendor activity and communication.
Participation in ongoing data disposal and archiving.
Assist team with running complex search queries and criteria.
Pursue additional education and training in relevant E-Discovery Technology topics.
Provide assistance with requests including web site capturing, and audio and video capturing and editing.
Assist with the testing of existing as well as new software and participate in vendor demonstrations.
Associates degree in related field, required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
3 years of relevant Litigation Support or E-Discovery Technology experience, preferably in a law firm, but vendor experience also considered.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Significant use of E-Discovery Technology processing software, review platforms, load file creation and conversion, data handling and manipulation, and repository administration.
Hands-on experience with kCura Relativity, Nuix, LexisNexis Concordance and LAW PreDiscovery, Thomson Reuters West Case Notebook, Sanction or Trial Director, various data manipulation tools, and Microsoft Office is a big plus.
Ability to master all data processing systems, techniques and workflows.
Ability to collaborate with other E-Discovery Technology team members in all aspects of project work, as needed, in addition to being able to work independently.
Familiarity with managed services or online hosting environments is desirable.
Proficiency with load file formats and data manipulation is essential.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Must maintain strong attention to detail and quality control.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all matters and work under strict time constraints for multiple deadlines.
Flexibility of schedule with occasional off-hour availability is required.
Occasional travel may be required.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.