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Litigation - E-Discovery Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

The New York City Council

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - E-Discovery

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 31,2018

Posted on

Mar 29,2018

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Profile

eDiscovery and Records Retention Coordinator Duties : Part of the firm's Council’s Office of General Counsel team and will focus on supporting the legal team in all aspects of eDiscovery from preservation, collection, processing, and production. Additionally, responsible for leading a new initiative to convert paper records to digital files. The position carries with it the unique opportunity to build and supervise our digitalization process and assist with change management and information governance. Work directly with Council departmental directors on the development and implementation of this process. Keeps up to date with changes in eDiscovery and retention law, technologies, and best practices. Leads the development of best practices, policies, and procedures pertaining to eDiscovery processes and administration. Manages institutional changes and improvements as they pertain to eDiscovery and retention. Determines operational objectives by studying institutional functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats. Establishes, promotes, grows and manages paper-to-digital records conversion Council wide. Evaluates and implements electronic workflows for greater efficiency and cost effectiveness. Ensures risk management and legal compliance by assisting staff with efficient creation, tracking, capture, index, searching, maintenance, retention, and final disposition of critical records/documents. Audits, measures, and adjusts for potential safety, security, and compliance breaches.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have J.D. Degree and admission to NY State Bar. Must have 2+ years of eDiscovery experience with a law firm, in-house legal department, or eDiscovery service provider. Must have thorough knowledge of the eDiscovery process including evolving standards created through case law, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Sedona Conference, and industry trends. Experience with eDiscovery software including Ringtail.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The New York City Council
250 Broadway
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10007
Fax: 212-791-5266