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Avp Associate Counsel

Company name

LPL Financial

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2018

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Diego, CA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - E-Discovery
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AVP, Associate Counsel The candidate work with SVP to develop new firm-wide eDiscovery Center. Develop eDiscovery protocols and policy across litigation, compliance, and regulatory teams. Create organizational structure for team of eDiscovery professionals by creating clear roles and responsibilities and consistent and efficient processes and procedures for the preservation, collection, extraction, processing, hosting, review, and production of data. Advise and coordinate eDiscovery strategy for litigation, internal reviews, regulatory enforcement actions and inquiries. Provide technical advice to in-house and outside counsel on processing specifications and technical decisions related to production. Manage eDiscovery vendors and track quality, substantive metrics, and cost. Provide legal guidance, strategic advice, and budgeting consultations to in-house and outside counsel on eDiscovery issues. Serve as liaison between Technology and the Legal team on eDiscovery issues, especially as related to new systems proposed by Technology and how new systems might impact the preservation and extraction of data required for legal, compliance, and regulatory concerns. Serve as liaison between other business units and the Legal team on eDiscovery issues. Ensure constant self-motivated education on trends in eDiscovery case law and technology advances.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. with Bar admission and 5+years’ relevant legal experience, with a focused emphasis on eDiscovery issues. Experience: Experience with entire life of litigation preferred, from case inception through trial; Experience with regulatory productions preferred; Proven project management experience; Experience with meet and confer sessions; Experience with in-court discovery motion practice a significant plus; Demonstrable experience with eDiscovery technology, including technical know-how on TAR 2.0. Should have demonstrable ability to explain technical aspects of processing, forensic collections, and form of production issues, and consequences of agreements regarding same, to lay persons. Must have demonstrable ability to be an effective liaison between practice groups and departments, a team leader, a team player. Should have excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, research skills and management capabilities.

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Job ID: R-004082

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
LPL Financial
9785 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92121