Leidos is seeking an E-Discovery Project Coordinator to work in a hybrid position in support of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, DC. The work schedule will be 1-2 days/week in the office and 3-4 days/week remote. This is a senior level position and is responsible for coordinating all technical aspects and assisting with strategic and legal aspects for all assigned projects and matters involving electronic discovery.
Typical tasks include:
· Serves as the primary point of contact throughout the discovery lifecycle, applying in-depth knowledge and experience to provide expert consultation and advice on technology and best practices.
· Consults with case teams to effectively develop and apply technical strategies, requirements and goals in order to develop and implement project plans, including data collection, processing, document production and trial.
· Acts as the primary point of contact and liaison for electronic discovery issues between the legal team and the contractor(s) to ensure proper communication between the parties.
· Advises legal team on technology options to reply to specific discovery needs including but not limited to recommendations for products to perform early case assessment, document search, and document reviews in the most efficient, timely, and cost effective manner.
· Participates in legal proceedings, i.e. 26(f) conferences, prepares affidavits, and testifies as to the defensibility of the government’s e-discovery process.
· Ensures standard procedures for electronic discovery and litigation projects are consistently applied across the life of the case.
· Develops cost estimates and advises on maximizing efficiencies and cost reductions.
· Oversees the creation of statistical reports providing information on collection, filtering, processing, review and productions.
· Delegates appropriate workflow tasks, including data management, processing, production and quality control.
· Coordinates efforts of others in response to discovery requests and provides regular reports and metrics as to the status of each phase of the project.
· Stays abreast of emerging electronic discovery litigation technology and processes.
· Maintains current knowledge of available software applications and in area(s) of expertise.
· Conducts regular briefings on new technology and process improvements with regard to electronic discovery.
· Bachelor's (or equivalent) and 5+ years of prior relevant experience providing eDiscovery services and litigation support on complex and large cases involving complex eDiscovery challenges
· Strong comprehension of each stage of the eDiscovery lifecycle.
· Possess solid, broad knowledge of Information Technology infrastructures including networks and other sources of data.
· Prior knowledge of managing eDiscovery projects and related technologies.
· Advanced experience planning eDiscovery efforts, managing client expectations, and working with clients to minimize their risk exposure.
· Be proficient in a wide range of technologies and be knowledgeable as to eDiscovery industry “best practices” including an understanding of multiple tools and processes associated with large scale complex eDiscovery response.
· Must be a US Citizen & able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.
Additional Attributes to ensure success:
· Experience processing and loading data to Relativity.
· Ability to set up batches in Relativity.
· Experience generating complex productions out of Relativity.
· In-depth hands-on experience with Active Learning (setting up / monitoring / indexing)
· Ability to speak to Senior DOJ Management.
· In-depth hands on experience with Case Map and Text Map
· Law degree, technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree strongly preferred.
· Proven ability to work in a fast-paced production environment while maintaining proper priorities and scheduling on extremely tight deadlines.
· Certification in eDiscovery program strongly preferred.
In 2023, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth consecutive year. We were also ranked #2 on the Forbes’ list of Best Employers for Veterans and #26 on Careers & The Disabled Magazine’s list of Top 50 Employers for the Disabled!
Pay Range:Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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