E-Discovery Manager - Atlanta
The E-Discovery Project Manager is responsible for independently planning, managing and coordinating all litigation support aspects of multiple complex matters as assigned by the E-Discovery Manager. For all projects relating to eDiscovery services, the E-Discovery Project Manager will report directly to the E-Discovery Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Independently plan and manage litigation support activities associated with matters as assigned by E-DiscoveryManager.
- Support E-Discovery Manager with collection, processing, hosting, review, and production of data maintained internal and external repositories.
- Support E-Discovery Manager with planning and overseeing quality testing of data deliverables including fielded data, metadata conversions and images.
- Support E-Discovery Manager with the setup and maintenance of in-house processing and review projects.
- Manage all aspects of production (basic, and complex), including reviewing production specifications with attorneys for best practices and strategic considerations; ensuring productions are consistent and conform to any subpoenas, ESI protocols, etc.; running full quality control checks against any proposed production sets and working with attorneys to resolve any issues found; and coordinating timing and technical resources to ensure deadlines are met.
- Manage all aspects of post-production, including advising case teams on using databases or other custom logs.
- Provide end-user support and customer service to partners, co-counsel, case teams and clients.
- Develop recommendations, proposals, plans, cost estimates, budgets, procedures and specifications for projects.
- Track progress of projects by maintaining and updating project files and documentation.
- Provide status reports on projects regularly to E-Discovery Manager and attorneys.
- Quality check final document productions.
- Review and quality check database coding and identify inconsistent coding.
- Maintain awareness of the latest electronic discovery trends and be able to assess any impact they may have on case law and Legal Technology workflows.
- Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
- Manages Firm resources responsibly.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Five plus years E-Discovery project management experience.
- Experience with and advanced knowledge of the litigation process from initial filing through trial required.
- Advanced understanding of electronic discovery best practices.
- Advanced understanding of processing and post-production concepts and methods.
- Advanced understanding of review and production concepts and methods.
- Advanced understanding of coding and scanning procedures and their application in the legal environment, including unitization, categorizing and foldering of documents in electronically stored information.
- Sitting long periods of time.
- Staring at the computer screen for long periods of time.
- Being able to focus for long periods of time.
- Experience with electronic discovery processing systems; Ipro preferred.
- Experience with forensic data collection best practices and tools is a plus.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to advise all levels of personnel on complex technical issues.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Effective interpersonal skills to work with all levels of personnel.
- Ability to train users of varying skills levels.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure.
- Demonstrate a high level of professionalism.
- Demonstrate close attention to detail.
- Excellent analytical, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
- Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs.
- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience is required.
Records Clerk - Atlanta
Qualifications (Minimum and subject to discretion):
- 3 years of legal records experience in a law firm environment
- Knowledge of legal documents and document processing
- Basic computer skills, operate copy machine, printer, scanner
- Knowledge of records management systems (iManage preferred), MS Word, Outlook and Excel
- Ability to perform basic clerical tasks
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
- Professionalism in dealing with management, attorneys and staff
- Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Able to lift 40lbs
- Typing @ 35+ wpm
Primary Responsibilities (Including But Not Limited To):
- Maintain paper and electronic files, keep files current and up to date
- Keep assigned file room(s) clean, neat and organized
- Perform regular audit of on-site records
- View Attorneys’ calendar daily to make sure files are up to date for upcoming hearings, depositions, meetings, etc.
- Log and distribute new file folders to end users, update iManage Records Management Database accordingly
- Create and update pleadings indexes (in MS Word)
- Utilize iManage Records Management System to create, locate, transfer, identify, maintain and track all files
- Create new sub-files as necessary utilizing iManage Records Management System
- Provide phone coverage as needed
- Prepare records for scanning; deliver prepared files to scan area following protocols
- Assist with Attorney Withdrawal Procedures
- Retrieve files and/or documents
- Assist and/or cover for other Record Clerks
- Assist with miscellaneous duties/projects upon request
Experienced Record/File Support Personnel may also assist with the following:
- Prepare notebooks for depositions, trials, hearings, and other meetings
- Redact documents using Adobe Pro
- Prepare bates labeled documents
- Pull exhibits for pleadings and discovery
- Assist with Legal Administrative overflow (legal filing with the courts, revising correspondence and other legal documents, assist with billing memos, call courts regarding case status, etc.
- Print documents from PACER
Paralegal - Labor & Employment - Atlanta
Chamberlain Hrdlicka is seeking a Paralegal for a very busy Labor & Employment litigation group in our Atlanta office. The successful candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented team player, and will work closely with all members of the department.
- Minimum 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm environment (Labor & Employment experience a plus)
- High level of proficiency with technology, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat; experience with iManage preferred
- Experience with PACER, Odyssey eFileGA, PeachCourt, and other federal and state electronic filing systems
- Experience and ability to work with time-sensitive and overlapping deadlines
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize numerous ongoing projects in a fast-paced and demanding environment
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Dependable team player; ability to work productively with personnel at all levels and with minimal supervision
- Must be a self-starter and take initiative
- Draft motions, petitions, discovery, and other legal documents
- Proofread and format documents to meet court requirements, and verify that all documents are complete prior to submission
- Prepare and submit court filings (both electronic and paper filings as necessary) in state and federal court
- Coordinate and maintain large volumes of paper and electronic documents in an orderly manner
- Calendar docket deadlines and work with attorneys to ensure timely responses to each
- Document productions and document review
- Digest depositions into deposition summaries
- Prepare and organize exhibits for hearings and trials
- Preparations for client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trial
- Cite checking of briefs regarding fact and legal citations
- Professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and firm personnel
- Follow Firm protocols regarding filing and scanning
Interested candidates for our Atlanta office may submit resumes to and contact Bonnie Lewis, Director of Administration - Atlanta, by e-mail at Bonnie.Lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.
Interested candidates for our Houston office may submit resumes to and contact Santina Daily, Director of HR, by e-mail at Santina.Daily@chamberlainlaw.com.
Interested candidates for our Philadelphia office may submit resumes to and contact Karen Lombardi, Office Manager, by e-mail at Karen.Lombardi@chamberlainlaw.com.
Interested candidates for our San Antonio office may submit their resumes to and contact Santina Daily, Director of HR, by e-mail at Santina.Daily@chamberlainlaw.com.