Job Description : Position Summary
Epiq’s Review Managers provide project management and consultation on managed document review projects for corporations and law firms.
The Review Manager must have a general understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model and a high level of proficiency with the technologies used to increase efficiencies, drive down costs, and deliver exceptional service to our clients.
The Review Manager must be able to effectively maintain a caseload including multiple active projects.
Primary Responsibilities :
Serve as primary point of contact for clients during managed document review projects.
Conduct project design meetings and consult with clients on the development and implementation of efficient and effective workflows.
Determine and manage client expectations regarding deliverables and timeframes.
Draft workflow protocols and substantive training guidelines in partnership with case team.
Implement workflows within various document review platforms, including the creation of batch sets, fields, choices, layouts, views, rules, security, persistent highlighting sets, and search term reports.
Leverage the appropriate technology to improve productivity and accuracy, including the use of structured and conceptual analytics such as email threading, near-duplicate identification, and clustering.
Consult on application of artificial intelligence to identify documents for review and managing review teams whose review will be used to build algorithms and models.
Execute quality control and quality assurance best practices, including the use of statistical sampling, advanced searching techniques, and application of custom scripts.
Communicate and document substantive issues to the case team through the creation and maintenance of a query log.
Monitor and report daily on overall progress, productivity, and accuracy of the project and individual contract lawyers including performance to budget.
Lead and motivate review teams, including lawyers and non-lawyers.
Train reviewers on the use of document review platforms, including the identification and mentoring of Team Leads.
Ensure clients are frequently informed on performance to budget and any potential changes to original budget estimate.
Coordinate case team quality control with review teams and clients.
Identify and define production or disclosure sets and work with case team and operations to ensure that disclosure sets are accurate and delivered per client specifications.
Generate and deliver additional deliverables such as privilege logs.
Juris Doctorate (JD) degree and valid / active state bar association admission in any US jurisdiction.
Legal qualification and practice in at least one Jurisdiction required.
Minimum 3 years of project management experience in an e-Discovery capacity. Law firm or managed review vendor experience preferred.
Understanding of concepts, principles, management, processing, review, analysis and production of electronically stored information (ESI) as they relate to legal matters.
Extensive experience with the administration of document review databases, including Relativity. Relativity Certified Administrators strongly preferred.
Familiarity with concepts and application of statistical sampling, email threading, near duplicate identification, clustering, and predictive coding.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and the use of formulas, pivot tables, and basic formatting.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including experience leading conference calls and meetings with colleagues and clients.
Excellent issue spotting and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Willingness to go above and beyond client expectations.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!