Senior Legal Associate
Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal industry and corporations, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of legal department and business operations, class action and mass tort, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at www.epiqglobal.com.
Review documents for relevancy, privilege and other issues as directed by our clients.
Assist with research on technical and industry-specific issues;
Participate in QC review and prepare draft questions for escalations to clients ;
Create, r un, and validate complex searches.
Seniority Level: Entry level
Industry: Information Technology & Services Computer Software Financial Services
Employment Type- Full-time
It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. In addition Epiq will take affirmative action for minorities, women, covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Sound knowledge of the document review and e-discovery/litigation industry
Knowledge of litigation management software: Relativity, Xerox, and/or DocuMatrix
Industry specific subject matter knowledge/understanding
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PPT);
Familiar with the U.S. judicial system, understanding of legal fundamentals, methods, and procedures from the U.S. perspective
Good communication skills, both written and oral, strong English reading comprehension
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PPT) ;
Familiar with the U.S. judicial system, understanding of legal fundamentals, methods, and procedures from the U.S. perspective;
Analytical Skills: Independently solves complex problems;
Decision making: Exercises good judgment and assumes responsibility
Maintain quality standards as per service level commitments
Should be a Team Player, open to feedback, and contribute to building positive team spirit;
Ethics: Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, and works with integrity.
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