Position: Class Action FlexTime Attorney – eDiscovery
Company: Littler Mendelson
Description: Littler Mendelson P.C. seeks a Class Action eDiscovery FlexTime Attorney, as an alternative track position. This is not a contract attorney position. A Class Action eDiscovery FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home with billable hours requirements but limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm’s Class Action eDiscovery FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things: assist with interviewing IT and business personnel to identify all sources of ESI that may be relevant to claims or defenses in a case and memorializing same; implementing global preservation strategies, including drafting litigation holds and assisting with logistics of preservation compliance; draft ESI meet-and-confer letters and ESI language for Rule 16 reports; assist with data collection issues for structured and unstructured data; implement data processing and minimization strategies; liaison with Litigation Support personnel and outside vendors in data management matters, including pricing of same; create search strategies and methodologies; implement protocols to protect against the inadvertent production of privileged and other protected information; and create protocols for large-scale document reviews, including quality control metrics.
Attorneys with a minimum of 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm or corporate environment and a minimum of 3 years of experience working on large and complex eDiscovery matters (understanding of employment law and class and collective actions a plus) are preferred. Other required skills include: deep knowledge of all phases of EDRM, FRCP, case law and industry standards and guidance relating to eDiscovery; significant knowledge of enterprise and cloud technologies/IT infrastructure; demonstrated ability to plan, organize and manage projects in a proportional and cost-efficient manner using appropriate workflows and technology; and expertise in Relativity. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at the least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters – Principals only.
Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of Labor and Employment experience.