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Litigation - E-Discovery Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

PAE

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - E-Discovery
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Mar 29,2018

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Law Clerk II The candidate works under the direction of an Associate Counsel or Senior Counsel. Performs complex legal research for the trial staff. Prepares draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. Screens documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria. Assists attorneys with all phases of litigation. Performs moderately complex legal research. Conducts fact-finding, including but not limited to communicating orally and in writing to obtain and coordinate responses for information, presenting findings, and making recommendations. Participates in case discussions about litigation strategy with agency officials and external individuals as appropriate. Edits and prepares legal documents in preparation for litigation (such as legal memoranda, summaries of evidence, discovery-related documents such as privilege logs, administrative subpoenas, summaries of investigational inquiry transcripts, court filings, settlement agreements, letters, among other things). Prepares litigation hold requests for cases reasonably expected to be litigated: coordinating with component liaisons; compiling responses; notifying those subject to the litigation holds; maintaining a list of those subject to the litigation holds; sending quarterly reminders; and drafting and formatting subpoenas for exclusion and civil monetary penalty (CMP) investigations. Manages litigation case files, including: organizing documents; and being responsible for hard copy and electronic files and creating official agency files in accordance with record retention guidelines. Drafts OIG Activity Reporting System (ARS) reports for attorney review. Coordinates with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on case status. Enters case data in OIG's case tracking systems. Analyzes data in preparation for litigation.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a law degree from an ABA accredited law school. Should have sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. Must have 3+ years of experience working on medium to large e-Discovery and litigation support projects with 2+ years of experience using Concordance, iCONECT, or Relativity. Should be an advanced user of Microsoft applications such as MS Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Must be familiar with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and acquainted with defensible practices for: collecting, processing, hosting, and producing Electronically Stored Information (ESI); assisting in the production of ESI; assisting with blow back to paper productions; assembling deposition and trial binders; and researching questions of law and fact. Working knowledge of search functionality including experience drafting, running, and troubleshooting searches is required. Familiarity with the applications of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) is needed. Should have experiencing training attorneys and other legal staff on the functionality of Concordance. Should preferably be admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia.

Additional info

Ref. #: R0021178. Submit writing sample with resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PAE
1525 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-656-6064