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Manager -Legal Management Consulting -PM

Company: Crowe Horwath
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today's complex business issues. Crowe's accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a "Best Place to Work." We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us! -Job Description:As a member of the Crowe Legal Management Consulting eDiscovery team, the LMC Project Manager is responsible for managing the entire case lifecycle, while developing and following workflows that will lead to successful outcomes. Essential Functions: Works closely with legal teams on developing and maintaining a strategy for effectively handling data from collection through final review and production.Responsible for building, maintaining, and troubleshooting complex eDiscovery databases, culling and analyzing data, employing Early Case Assessment and/or Advanced Analytics when appropriate, and oversees the loading of new or updated data, images, and native files for legal team review. Manages large diverse collections of e-mails, images, and native files in combination with database management. Strong emphasis on quality control checking of all work, including data from vendors and third parties.Trains client attorneys and paralegals when needed in the effective use of relevant eDiscovery Technology software.A mastery of the use of eDiscovery Technology tools is expected.Manages complete case activity involving all aspects of Electronic Discovery, case data management, document retention, production of data, and effective use of resources.Provides advice to legal teams in the proper methods of data collection, preservation, processing, production, and retention, including attending Rule 26(f) discovery planning conferences.Accurately observes all standard eDiscovery Technology conventions and Best Practices, such as deduplication and other methods of culling of data, and time zone management, including the application of complex search queries and criteria. -Maintains back-end server and folder structure of databases, image collections, native files, mail stores and load filesUnderstands and strictly maintains the confidentiality of all matters involved. Additional Functions:Perform other duties, as assigned by the Practice Partner and the eDiscovery Project Teams Manager.QUALIFICATIONS (EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES):Education:Bachelor's degree or solid equivalent experience in a senior-level eDiscovery Technology or Litigation Support role.Experience:5-6 years (Manager) of eDiscovery or Litigation Support experience, preferably in a law firm/corporate legal department, but vendor experience also considered. Sound appreciation of law firm culture and legal team demands. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:Relativity / RelOne Certified Administrator (RCA) certification is highly desirable.Understanding of the full EDRM lifecycle, both electronic and paper discovery, and production, as well as eDiscovery Technology best practices is required.Solid hands-on experience with eDiscovery Technology processing software, review platforms, load file creation, handling, and manipulation, and repository administration, Acrobat, FTP, and project management software needed.Solid hands-on experience with Relativity, Reveal, NextLP, Brainspace, Nuix, LexisNexis Concordance and LAW PreDiscovery, Thomson Reuters West Case Notebook, Sanction or Trial Director, and Microsoft Office is essential. Everyday involvement with Early Case Assessment and Advanced Analytics a big plus. Familiarity with managed services or online hosting environments is desirable. -Ability to train both one-on-one and small groups and in preparing training materials.Project Manager will possess considerable experience with various advanced technologies such as Early Case Assessment, Advanced Analytics, Predictive Coding, Concept Clustering, and other emerging technologies are a plus.The Project Manager will possess a deep understanding of database searchability and methodology and comprehends all issues surrounding OCR and extracted text, near native review, e-mail threading, and text encoding. Also anticipated is a comprehensive understanding of imaging technologiesOur Benefits:At Crowe, we know that great people -are what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you!How You Can Grow:We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper!More about Crowe:Crowe (www.crowe.com) is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.Crowe LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. -Job ID: R-36612Employment Type: RegularJob Area: AdvisoryFunction: Business Operations SpecialistIndustry: Financial Services General

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