We're looking for someone who excels in data and document keeping. If that's you, let's connect!
Perkins Coie is searching for an Information Governance Analyst to join our record keeping team. We rely on our analyst to deploy and enforce Information Governance procedures to meet our record keeping initiatives.
Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. We have been named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by Fortune for nearly two decades. Our staff have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding service, superior work and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.
Perkins Coie is highly rated for the quality of its client service. This strength stems from two key factors: a strong emphasis on service that starts at the top of the firm and permeates throughout, and an extremely collegial culture that emphasizes collaboration in support of client needs. We have been named as one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" for nearly two decades!
What You'll Do
Part of the Team
Independently execute and coordinate Information Governance procedures for collection, review, and release of electronic and physical records necessary to comply with client records transfer requests.
Coordinate processing electronic and physical records received in conjunction with the on-boarding of new lateral attorneys or transfer of new matters to the firm.
Manage Our Data
Execute and coordinate processes for physical and electronic records, including email and litigation support data in response to court-ordered document destruction or implementation of firm retention policies.
Coordinate routine audits of physical record inventories.
Exceed Service Expectations
Implement and enforce adherence to Information Governance policies to ensure compliance with the firm’s legal obligations, operational requirements, and risks. Provide guidance and training to attorneys and staff as necessary.
Collaborate with the firm’s Legal Hold Counsel to ensure compliance with all legal hold/preservation orders and collection processes.>
Your Past Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Sciences, Information Management, or related field.
5 + years of work experience in legal Records Management, Information Governance or Data Management.
Professional Certifications in areas related to Information Governance not required but preferred (e.g., Information Governance Professional (IGP), Electronic Records Management (ERM), Certified Records Manager (CRM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM).
Where You'll Work
To best serve our clients, this position will work in a hybrid environment based out of our Washington, D.C. office. With our office in New York, we would consider applicants from New York City. This position will be largely remote with some visits to the office.
A Great Candidate
Work in cloud collaboration systems such as Google G-Suite and Microsoft Office 365 to evaluate use of these environments, provide reporting on space content, and assist with content management.
Experience with records management systems such as FileTrail.
Experience with document management systems such as iManage DMS or NetDocs.
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Knowledge of industry best practices and data governance.
An Exceptional Candidate
Experience with SFTP/FTP and encryption technology.
Experience with workflow management applications such as Service Now.