Litigation Support Project Manager
Under the direction of the Manager of Litigation Support, the Litigation Support Project Manager supports the firm's litigation practice by managing projects and by providing services in alignment with the firm's best practices. This position is responsible for working with case teams in providing consulting and support services with respect to the preservation, collection, processing, review, production and presentation of documents, as well as providing support at depositions, mediation, arbitration, and trials. Advise case teams regarding legal technology and workflow design appropriate for all phases of the e-Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), including forensics collection, document review, and trial presentation. Assist attorneys in negotiating with opposing parties during meet-and-confer sessions to reach agreements on e-Discovery protocol. Create, maintain and support document review databases throughout the lifecycle of matters, including processing data, filtering data, generating reports, and assisting with database searches. Prepare in-house document productions and quality control check vendor-created document productions. Troubleshoot litigation support applications and databases. Maintain relevant technical and professional knowledge of applications, equipment, and related topics through training, vendor meetings, seminars, vendor materials, self-study, user group meetings, industry networking, and professional journals. Requirements Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements, both independently and as part of a team. Advanced User and Administrative knowledge of Litigation Support processes and systems, such as LAW Pre-Discovery, Concordance, Relativity, LiveNote, CaseMap, TrialDirector, and OnCue. Comprehensive understanding of how databases work. Demonstrated skill in manipulating database load files. Experience collecting, managing, organizing, and producing electronically stored information (ESI). Experience in exporting and importing data from a variety of formats. Ability to effectively manage technical issues with e-Discovery and Litigation Support providers. Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client-service orientation. Ability to take an assignment from inception to completion with minimal supervision or by following broad guidelines and internal best practices. Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline preferred; training and/or industry related certifications desirable. A minimum of five years progressively responsible e-Discovery work experience. Hands-on experience using, administrating and supporting litigation software packages. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, with technical staff and vendors, as well as non-technical stakeholders. Experience with courtroom presentation tools. Infrequently attend depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and trials in out-of-state jurisdictions, depending on project and staffing needs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please click on the " Apply " button to upload a resume and a cover letter. Please include salary requirements in the cover letter. Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. No phone calls please. This search is currently not open to recruiters.