Wilson Elser is currently seeking a Litigation Discovery Attorney to support all aspects of motor vehicle and general liability claims defense on behalf of a large international logistics and transportation client. While the candidate would ideally be based out of Wilson Elser’s Seattle office, candidates with relevant experience who reside in other jurisdictions will also be considered.
The Firm Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 950 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.
JD from an ABA accredited law school.
Admitted to practice in Washington State, or a state that has reciprocity with Washington State (other states admissions also considered).
3-5 years of personal injury, general liability (bodily injury and property damage), construction, or commercial litigation experience.
Strong technical skills and demonstrated technical proficiency in legal practice, or: a professional background in tech; information technology; records and information management; or relevant education or certifications.
Demonstrated ability and experience with collecting and managing electronically stored information (ESI) for litigation and investigations, experience with E-Discovery and using E-Discovery platforms, and experience working with discovery vendors.
Experience with client counseling on best practices and procedures related to discovery compliance, custodial investigations, ESI search and review in litigation, and related matters a plus
Team-oriented with an emphasis on collaboration in a fast paced dynamic practice setting.
Ability to manage teams, and experience managing legal professionals on discovery projects.
Project management experience, or prior experience as a member of a project team a plus, but not required.
Effective and efficient problem solving capabilities, with the ability to work independently to proactively and to develop creative solutions to meet client and team needs.
Assess the discovery needs of assigned litigation matters, identify potential issues, and devise discovery strategies that leverages the skills of a paralegal team.
Provide guidance to litigation teams, paralegals, and other office personnel, depending on the needs of cases and/or assignments
Assist in responding to discovery requests and drafting ESI protocols, protective orders and review protocols
Utilize technology with efficient and repeatable workflows and process to provide excellent client services efficiently.
Coordinate document and data collection with client representatives, and provide client counseling on discovery process.
Oversee data collection and ensure sound transfer of data.
Assist litigation teams at all stages of discovery in a matter including, but not limited to: data and evidence preservation; data collection; handling proprietary data and addressing data privacy issues; document reviews; production assembly; document preparation for depositions and interviews; Prepare supporting materials and outlines for discovery conferences, participating when needed; and other post-production document use.
Assist in developing plans and procedures for data document collection, review and production, including process memoranda and other related knowledge management tasks.
Why Should You Apply?
Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
Generous PTO plan
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Corporate Discount Plans
Interested? Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "Litigation Discovery Attorney in the subject line.
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