Litigation Support Analyst

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 450 attorneys and 800 employees firm-wide, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

We are looking for an energetic, customer-service focused Litigation Support Analyst with experience to join our team in any of Taft’s six offices.

We are seeking a Litigation Support Analyst with 3+ years’ experience supporting our Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton or Indianapolis office. Litigation Support Analyst serve clients by providing administrative support to attorneys. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Essential Duties:

  • Builds, maintains and supports electronic case databases using Relativity and Lexis Law PreDiscovery programs.
  • Examines electronic data sets for content, organization and volume, and assists with the proper handling and storage of client data.
  • Receives, processes and loads data using prescribed applications and procedures in accordance with case specific instructions communicated by members of the firm-wide Litigation Support Department, and others in the firm.
  • Produces data in accordance with established workflows and best practices, following case specific instructions as communicated, and assists with the sharing of data with related and opposing parties as needed.
  • Performs necessary and appropriate quality control and verification of all assigned tasks for accuracy and consistency.
  • Maintains a record of actions, utilizing the Project Management Application, allowing for the identification and tracking of data during all phases of the data lifecycle, from receipt to archival, as applicable.
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned, including but not limited to, data media duplication and auditing, imaging, spreadsheet manipulation, image and native file printing.
  • Assists members of the firm with basic and advanced end-user functionality during all phases of the e-discovery process.
  • Ensures security of all data by tracking the custody and control of data within the project management software, and storing data in accordance with firm department policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Proficient in the use of Relativity, version 9.4 or above is required.
  • Proficient in the use of Lexis LAW PreDiscovery is required.
  • Proficient in standards of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM).
  • Familiar with the principles of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS).
  • Analytical thinking, judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment and work under a high level of mental effort and strain to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Willingness to work non-standard shifts, including mornings, evenings and weekends, in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work more than 40 hours per week, and maintain an irregular work schedule, is often required.
  • Personal effectiveness & credibility, collaboration and teamwork is required.
  • Thoroughness & attention to detail while working efficiently and effectively.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, staff and others on the telephone, in person, and in writing.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Alycen Cummings, acummings@taftlaw.com.


Taft is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.