Staff Attorney - eDiscovery

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 625 attorneys and over 1,000 total 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 a Staff Attorney to serve our eDiscovery & Litigation Services team in our Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, or Indianapolis office.

We are seeking a Staff Attorney with a minimum of 3 years’ eDiscovery experience to support our eDiscovery & Litigation Services team in any of Taft’s offices. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Document Preservation & Collection:
    • Advise and assist case teams in documenting 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 Documents for Production or Review:
    • 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.
    • Run Search Terms Reports in Relativity.
  • Document Review & Case Development:
    • Set up and revise Review Layouts in Relativity.
    • 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.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience with related legal work.
  • Juris Doctorate degree is required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with eDiscovery Best Practices and industry trends including the Sedona Conference, EDRM, case law, and local court practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Relativity.
  • Demonstrated successful management of multiple, high-priority, complex matters simultaneously.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings,

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.