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Technology Project Manager

Company: Alston & Bird
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

General Summary* Position will be office-based once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.COVID-19: Vaccination Requirement: One of the essential functions of this position is the ability to work on-site at one or more of Alston & Bird's offices. Effective August 30, 2021, Alston & Bird requires all employees who access our offices to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. By submitting your resume for consideration, you acknowledge that you will comply with A&B's vaccination and office access policies. Any questions about A&B's vaccination requirement should be directed to Trevor Barker, Talent Acquisition Coordinator ().At Alston & Bird, our people trust the people they work for, take pride in what they do, enjoy the people they work with, and serve the communities in which they live. Our environment has been praised as one of the most open and receptive in the United States, not only among law firms, but also among all businesses. Alston & Bird has been ranked by Fortune magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For--" for 22 years in a row.The Legal Technology and Consulting Services department is seeking an experienced Technology Project Manager. Under limited supervision and according to established policies and procedures, the ideal candidate will perform a variety of duties to consult and assist practice groups and clients with determining the needs of client matters to include: infrastructure evaluations, data collection, vendor selection, review tools and production. Possessing a Relativity Certified Administrator and Relativity Analytic Specialist Certification, as well as five (5) or more years of litigation support experience in a law firm, corporation or e-discovery vendor are required.Essential Duties* Exercise independent discretion and judgment with respect to matters of significance on firm and client matters* Consult with practice groups and clients on the effective use of Relativity for analytics, document review and production* Consult with practice groups and clients on strategies to utilize technology to defensibly, cost effectively, and efficiently review and produce data in disputes* Supervise other team members to reach team and client goals* Proficient in Relativity, Concordance, Ipro, PowerPoint and Excel* Evaluate and help respond to RFPs and bids for projects, including third party vendor bids* Develop and document protocols for the effective handling of data through the EDRM workflow* Provide training to case teams on the use of technology* Help design, support and manage workflows on document reviews* Develop case budgets and projections, monitor budgets until matter completion* Facilitate ongoing communication with case teams to fulfill client needs* Assist practice groups with custom requests for individual case needs (searching, batching of documents, adding new users to workspace)* Create and maintain Relativity workspaces* Provide technical support, problem identification and resolution for Relativity* Evaluate new litigation technology* Maintain knowledge of 3rd party review tools* Stay current with industry standards, procedures, and certifications* Supervise project analysts or other team members* Meet or exceed the firm's billing goal for this position* Work can require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position and can require irregular hours* Maintain current time entries in compliance with firm policies and deadlines* Perform any additional duties or special projects required by client needs* Maintain confidentiality of all firm/client mattersSkills Needed to be Successful* Relativity Certified Administrator and Relativity Analytic Specialist Certification* Strong understanding of the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM)* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written* Strong project and time management skills* Ability to comprehend and interpret verbal and written concepts to facilitate the accurate completion of a task* Work requires the ability to make sound decisions in the absence of clear instructions* Ability to establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm and with outside contacts* Strong attention to detail, follow through, responsiveness and customer service skills* Strong command of the English language and legal and technical terminology* Excellent organization skills to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously* Familiarity with basic computer applications (e.g. MS Word, Excel, etc.)* Operate standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers and fax machines* Ability to travel to private and public buildings, locally and statewide, via private or public conveyance to assist in attending to client needs on legal matters* Ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assignment as would be acquired during four years of high school* A minimum of a four-year bachelor's degree is preferred* Previous experience of 5 or more years of litigation support experience in a law firm, corporation or e-discovery vendorAdditional InformationAlston & Bird LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time.If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us at Professional business references and a background check will be required for all final applicants selected for a position.Alston & Bird is not currently accepting resumes from agencies for this position. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if Alston & Bird hires the candidate.Follow us on Twitter at alstonbirdllp or become a Fan of Alston & Bird LLP on Facebook!

Keywords: Alston & Bird, Los Angeles , Technology Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Los Angeles, California

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