Key Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares/ plans, schedules for case-specific support, such as document collection, processing, review, production, and submission; advises case teams on best practices for managing electronic discovery. Liaisons with information technology and other administrative departments to support case team requirements for services such as SFTP transfer, File Edge Transfer, and encryption. Develops healthy working relationships with Vendor Business Partners and communicates data specifications and requirements effectively. Administers legal teams’ document review databases, including user rights management, database, and coding form design, indexing, import/export of fielded data, OCR/extracted text, and metadata. Manipulates and prepares early case reports of load files and raw data using tools such as Microsoft Access, Excel, text editors, Sequel, and R. Assists with the preparation of search strategy for the culling of documents based on discussions with team and knowledge of query syntax in early case assessment/culling and document review platforms. Interprets discovery data specifications and provides feasibility feedback to the team. Prepares productions according to agreed-upon format.
Ability to propose solutions to complex case challenges. Experience in advising on and performing document inventory, search, and culling techniques to reduce volume, identify potentially responsive or privileged documents, and reduce costs. Familiarity with methods to identify duplicates, near-duplicates, email threads, and families within document collections. Sufficient experience in case management to initiate and navigate vendor relationships on cases that may be large or have special needs. Proficient in MS Excel, MS Access, Sequel, a large text editor (UltraEdit/Textpad), file I/O manipulation using MS DOS commands, or other equivalent utilities. The ability to maintain confidentiality on all work product.