Attorney - eDiscovery

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 875 attorneys and approximately 1,500 on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is seeking an eDiscovery Attorney to support our eDiscovery & Litigation Services group.

We are seeking a candidate with 3+ years of experience. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients and internal team members.

Duties:

Consulting:

  • Promote Taft Discovery’s resources and capabilities to Taft attorneys and staff through training and cultivating relationships.
  • Provide recommendations to the case teams and clients on discovery process improvements and opportunities to leverage advanced technologies for spend and risk reductions.
  • Provide training on the technical and practical knowledge of RelativityOne and best practices.

Document Preservation & Collection:

  • Advise case teams on document preservation and collection obligations and strategies in accordance with Firm and industry best practices.
  • Draft Litigation Hold Notices.
  • Conduct document collection scoping interviews with clients.
  • Interface with vendors and client IT departments to facilitate document collections.
  • Collaborate with Taft Discovery Analysts on data collection, processing, and ingestion into Relativity.

Searching & Culling:

  • Develop and advise case teams on strategies for culling collected data for review in accordance with Firm and industry best practices.
  • Craft, revise, and test search terms for data culling and/or for document review.

Document Review & Case Development:

  • Advise case teams on conducting and implementing efficient and effective document reviews in accordance with Firm and industry best practices.
  • Set up and implement QC searches and protocols.
  • Train and supervise contract attorney review teams.

Document Production:

  • Advise case teams on document production options and best practices.
  • Collaborate with Taft Discovery Analysts on production specifications.
  • QC document productions.

Industry Expertise:

  • Stay current on the development and evolution of case law, local rules, and best practices related to eDiscovery.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate degree required.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a dedicated eDiscovery Attorney not limited to document review.
  • Knowledge of and experience with eDiscovery Best Practices and industry trends including the Sedona Conference, EDRM, case law, and local court practices.
  • Proficiency with RelativityOne.
  • Successful management of multiple, high-priority, complex matters simultaneously.

In addition to the General Responsibilities, the following are requisite physical, mental and/or performance requirements of the position:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information.
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Critical thinking, analytical and observational skills, to address key issues quickly and solve problems.
  • A strong service orientation that always seeks the best way for internal and external clients to achieve their goals.
  • Professional demeanor toward all contacts within and outside of the Firm.
  • Genuine interest in and aptitude for eDiscovery.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Active law license

Candidates interested in the Chicago office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Cincinnati office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Cleveland office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Columbus office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Dayton office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Detroit office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Indianapolis office should apply here.

Candidates interested in the Minneapolis office should apply here.


Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.