eDiscovery Attorney

Staff Attorneys Atlanta, Georgia Washington, District of Columbia Chicago, Illinois

King & Spalding seeks an experienced e-Discovery attorney to join our Discovery practice.  This position offers the flexibility to be based in any of the firm’s U.S. offices; remote work locations will also be considered.

For more than 25 years, King & Spalding has been at the forefront of developing high quality, cost-effective solutions to the challenges of collecting, reviewing and producing documents in complex litigation.  The Discovery Center has been in continuous operation since 1995, serving more than 500 companies, including some of the largest in the world.  

Candidates should have at least 7 to 10 years of relevant experience and be actively licensed and in good standing with a state bar.  Qualified candidates will possess the skills necessary to work hard, do high-quality work and expand the type of work performed.  Candidates must have the ability and discretion to protect confidential Firm and client information from disclosure or misuse.   

The e-Discovery attorney will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be the point of contact for clients
  • Develop and execute project plans for each stage of the EDRM
  • Collaborate with clients and technology providers to leverage AI technology in the e-discovery platform
  • Implement custom workflows to reduce client costs and enhance speed-to-evidence for clients
  • Create and refine standard documentation, including ESI protocols, Protective Orders, review protocols, training guides and review workflows
  • Manage review teams and provide them with necessary feedback and guidance to deliver industry leading speed and accuracy
  • Guide team leads and train them to foster a collaborative team environment that identifies and solves problems for clients and review teams

Experience:

  • Experience in all phases of the EDRM, including identification, preservation, collection, review, and production.
  • Experience in conducting interviews with IT, developing, and implementing a preservation strategy
  • Experience in negotiating ESI protocols
  • Experience in conducting custodial interviews.
  • Experience in drafting and testing keyword searches.
  • Experience in document review management at a law firm, in-house legal department, or consulting firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Managing multiple fast-moving projects at a given time
  • Adapting work schedule to support global client engagements in various time zones
  • Solving problems with an analytical approach to provide solutions to clients
  • BS or BA required
  • Juris Doctorate degree required
  • Active licensed lawyer in the US jurisdiction of residence

King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information,  age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law.