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Legal Assistant - Discovery

Company: Deloitte
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Location - US/open

The eDiscovery Legal Assistant role in the Disputes, Consultations and Regulatory Affairs ("DCRA") Group of Deloitte's Office of General Counsel ("OGC") provides eDiscovery litigation support to OGC attorneys and Deloitte's outside counsel.

Work you'll do

Support senior members of the OGC Document Retention Team, which is responsible for providing eDiscovery litigation support to Deloitte's in-house and outside counsel attorneys.
Assist with the execution of plans to preserve, review, and produce electronic documents in connection with cases and other matters handled by OGC's DCRA and Labor & Employment Groups.
Coordinate with Deloitte Information Technology Services ("ITS") personnel and eDiscovery and document review vendors as necessary to execute eDiscovery plans.
Responsible for providing other eDiscovery litigation support services on an as-needed basis.
Assist with the management of document review databases.
Perform quality checks based on documented processes, and update related documentation as needed.
Provide status updates and escalate issues as appropriate.

The successful candidate will possess:

A solid understanding of eDiscovery best practices and basic computer forensic concepts and techniques.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with attorneys, IT personnel, eDiscovery vendors, and other process stakeholders to achieve common eDiscovery-related goals.
Comfort operating in a demanding environment, which requires strong organization and time-management skills.
The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

The team

Professionals in Internal Services work in a wide range of careers-accounting, tax, in-house counsel, brand, design, HR, IT, technology development, and more-but we share a common purpose. We help Deloitte deliver measurable, lasting results for our internal stakeholders and make an impact that matters.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or higher
At least three years of eDiscovery litigation support experience at an eDiscovery service provider, large law firm, corporate law department, or an equivalent organization.
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with client-facing eDiscovery project management experience will be preferred.
Candidates with experience and professional certifications regarding the use of kCura's Relativity and RelOne are highly desirable.
Candidates with computer forensic certifications from EnCase are highly desirable.
Experience with search tools and technologies
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and OneDrive.

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $53,665 to $98,830.



Keywords: Deloitte, Stamford , Legal Assistant - Discovery, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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