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Legal Staff Paralegal in Lake Forest, IL

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Company name

Tenneco Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - E-Discovery


USA Lake Forest, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 23,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Legal Operations Manager The candidate will lead the identification, evaluation, and implementation of areas of process efficiency improvement across company’s global legal team; establish and provide regular reports on the status of these initiatives. Partner with Law Department’s litigators to build cohesive approach to managing litigation matters. Implementing legal holds and preserving data. Selecting e-discovery vendors. Templates for tracking active matters and reporting on progress of those matters to business and Department stakeholders. Work with attorneys globally in selecting outside counsel and negotiating terms of engagement to ensure consistent quality of service and competitive pricing. Managing relationship with law firms. Organize the selection of and competitive bidding process for law firms and legal vendors (particularly, e-discovery vendors) and the regular review of existing firms and vendors. Developing and maintaining evaluation criteria and performance scorecards for all legal vendors. Develop annual operating plan and matter budgets; prepare monthly forecast updates. Act as primary contact with Finance to prepare and manage the department's budget, including projections, forecasting, regular and periodic reporting, reserves, accruals and any other reporting or projects that may be requested. Manage and oversee all outside counsel billing within North America, including ensuring consistent quality of the billing process ranging from invoice review, payment and tracking. Plan Law Department’s annual meetings (including CLE presentations), on-boarding training, and other events. Develop and implement performance metrics to measure client satisfaction. May include supervision of paralegal or other non-attorney members of the law department.

Additional info

Tracking Code : 179088-846

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tenneco Inc.
500 North Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045