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Deloitte eDiscovery Project Manager in Jericho, New York

Position Summary

Are you looking to make an impact by helping agencies meet their mission goals through successful implementation and operation of their regulatory, mission or compliance programs? Are you ready to help our clients mitigate risks that arise from transformational core business operational change or ongoing operations? Are you interested in helping clients transform how they operate their business to be more effective? If so, Deloitte's Regulatory Compliance team could be the place for you! Our team brings professionals with diverse skillsets including deep experience in industry, financial modeling and analysis, AI-enabled data analytics, statistical modeling, and cloud technologies to help our clients preserve their reputation and public trust of their agencies while managing regulatory demands.

Work You'll Do

  • The eDiscovery Project Coordinator is a senior level position and is responsible for coordinating technical aspects such as assisting with strategic and legal aspects for all assigned projects and matters involving electronic discovery.

  • Serves as the primary point of contact throughout the discovery lifecycle, applying in-depth knowledge and experience to provide expert consultation and advice on technology and best practices.

  • Consults with case teams to effectively develop and apply technical strategies, requirements and goals in order to develop and implement project plans, including data collection, processing, document review, document production and trial.

  • Acts as the primary point of contact and liaison for electronic discovery issues between the legal team and the contractor(s) to ensure proper communication between the parties.

  • Advises legal team on technology options to respond to specific discovery needs including but not limited to recommendations for products to perform early case assessment, document search, and document reviews in the most efficient, timely, and cost effective manner.

  • Participates in legal proceedings, i.e. 26(f) conferences, prepares affidavits, and testifies as to the defensibility of the government's eDiscovery process.

  • Ensures standard procedures for electronic discovery and litigation support projects are consistently applied across the life of the case.

  • Develops cost estimates and advises on maximizing efficiencies and cost reductions.

  • Oversees the creation of statistical reports providing information on collection, filtering, processing, review and productions.

  • Delegates appropriate workflow tasks, including data management, constructing search queries, processing, production and quality control.

  • Coordinates efforts of others in response to discovery requests and provides regular reports and metrics as to the status of each phase of the project.

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.We bring a diverse set of forward thinking capabilities to help agencies proactively manage risks they face in their dynamically changing environments. Our team assesses and transforms the process, controls, and/or infrastructure needed to help our clients address a wide variety of regulatory and compliance risks. We leverage solutions that align to the end-to-end regulatory lifecycle through leveraging AI technology and innovative solutions that incorporate industry as well as domain knowledge.

Requirements

  • Prior knowledge and experience managing eDiscovery projects and related technologies required.

  • Prior forensics experience preferred.

  • Certification in eDiscovery program preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years' experience providing eDiscovery services and litigation support on complex and large cases involving complex eDiscovery challenges.

  • Undergraduate degree and graduate degrees strongly preferred along with eDiscovery related technical certifications.

  • Must have demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must possess detailed planning and organizational skills

  • Must have a thorough understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM); especially data collection, review, analytics and production.

  • Must possess solid, broad knowledge of Information Technology infrastructures including networks and other sources of data.

  • Advanced experience planning eDiscovery efforts, managing client expectations, and working with clients to minimize their risk exposure.

  • Must be proficient in a wide range of technologies and be knowledgeable as to eDiscovery industry "best practices" including an understanding of multiple tools and processes associated with large scale complex eDiscovery response.

  • Must establish compliance with all directives for secured handling of documents.

  • Must have proven ability to work in a fast-paced production environment while maintaining proper priorities and scheduling on extremely tight deadlines.

  • Must work as part of a team be able to manage complex relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Must be well organized, a strong communicator, detail oriented, demonstrate good judgment, be confident working independently.

  • Substantial relevant experience may in some cases be substituted for degree requirement.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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