Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Litigation Support Project Manager to work in our Information Technology Department in its Hartford or New York office.
The Litigation Support Project Manager is responsible for consulting and supporting technology needs throughout the litigation life cycle to provide the highest-quality services to the case teams and clients. As a hands-on technician, this role will participate in processing, analytics, or trial support as needed to meet service deadlines. As a project manager this role will consult with and advise case teams of best practices and appropriate applications of technology to facilitate accurate and cost-effective review and production workflows. This role will also foster relationships with, engage and manage 3rd party vendors as needed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Coordinates with case teams providing assistance from initial case consultation to early data assessment to data filtering and document production, providing subject matter expertise and a superior work product.
Administer, train on and troubleshoot Litigation Support software suite
Collaborates with Litigation Support Manager to establish best practices. Works with Litigation Support team to adopt all new processes and techniques into job responsibilities.
Serves as a liaison between IT, attorneys, clients, and vendors to ensure that case management goals and objectives are not compromised; maintains open communication with stakeholders (attorneys, clients, paralegals, vendors); follows up and tracks key milestones.
Evaluates, identifies, and leverages appropriate technologies to service the needs and characteristics of each case.
Coordinates the evaluation, demonstration and training of technologies for legal teams that support the entire discovery life cycle, from preservation through production.
Develops and documents processes or training materials used by legal teams as guidelines enabling them to provide efficient, quality service to their clients. Provides user support and training on both off-the-shelf and proprietary software and manages relationships with technology vendors.
Qualified candidates will have the following:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related field; or relevant equivalent work experience.
3-5+ years as an eDiscovery project manager or relevant technical or business work experience.
Relevant experience with eDiscovery lifecycle software (Relativity or other document review platform, Thompson Reuters Case Notebook or other case and transcript management software, Trial Director or other trial presentation software.)