Open Position: eDiscovery Project Manager


Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is seeking an eDiscovery Project Manager to work in our River Edge, New Jersey office. This is a hybrid remote/in-person position.


-Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of electronic discovery including, but not limited to, the following areas:

-Establish effective strategies for eDiscovery projects involving, among others, ESI preservation, litigation hold techniques, ESI collection, custodian interview techniques, the drafting of ESI protocols and related ESI court documents, early case assessment tools, ESI production, ESI review and other advisory services.

-Responsible for managing ESI for large, complex projects and many smaller, day-to-day projects.

-Assist in the design and execution of, and training for, ESI litigation and ESI discovery management and ESI best practices processes, protocols and procedures to be used across the firm.

-Educate P&A clients, internal counsel/staff on eDiscovery processes, workflows, and technologies.

-Provide support for web-based document review, Relativity workspace customization with corresponding review protocols, ESI stipulation analysis, and other related project review requirements.

-Mentor and lead as the P&A PM, in establishing internal best practices for ESI management.

-Assist with testing new eDiscovery tools in the market to maximize the effectiveness of services provided to prospective and existing P&A clients.

-Develop and execute approaches to technology assisted review tools in litigation and investigation response.

-Partner with P&A Finance to complete project monthly invoices, forecasted and actual project budgets, and custom reports requested by P&A clients.

Additional Qualifications:

-Minimum of 6 plus years of eDiscovery experience including recent use of Relativity review software, Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in utilizing Relativity Structured and Conceptual Analytics (Technology Assisted Review experience helpful) including the ability to explain and educate clients and P&A staff on the benefits of such technologies.

-Day to day hands on use of Relativity.

-Minimum of 2 -3 years of day-to-day direct contact with client and/or client outside counsel with regards to workflow and strategic planning.

-Knowledge of AI tools.

-Project Management of at least 4 years dealing with complex matters working directly with client and client outside counsel.

-Knowledge of underlying processes of EDRM (e.g. early case assessment, processing, productions, and review protocols).

-Proficient in Relativity workspace set-up including, but not limited to, analytics, user set-up and group permissions, coding layouts, running complex keyword and dtSearch queries, and workflow customization such as indexing, set-up of views, field/choices, persistent highlighting sets, etc.

-Exceptional analytical, issue-spotting and problem-solving skills – demonstrated capability to quickly analyze complex factual situations, evaluate key risk issues and make appropriate decisions.

-Self-starter with ability to work independently under time sensitive deadlines and other business pressures.

-Outstanding presentation, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to influence diverse groups of senior professionals.

Technical Requirements:

-Relativity 10.0 or higher is required.

-LexisNexis LAW Pre-Discovery 6.0 or higher is preferred.

-Relativity Analytics

-Next Point experienced preferred

-4 years Project Management experience

Training and Certifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree preferred (but not required). Will consider years of experience and/or certifications in lieu of Degree.

-Relativity RCA Certification with 2–3 years’ experience is preferred.

-Relativity Analytics, or Relativity Project Management Specialist is preferred.

-LexisNexis LAW Pre-Discovery certification(s) is preferred.

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Job Responsibilities

Provide high level support and strategic advice to lawyers, paralegals and other members of Peckar & Abramson, P.C.’s (“P&A”) team and its clients on all facets of electronic discovery in both state and federal litigation.  This includes processes and procedures running the entire EDRM model from collection to production.  Collaborate with clients and P&A lawyers and litigation support teams to assure all data collection efforts, ESI review and ESI production meet and exceed industry standards.  Participate in creating and delivering in-house training on all phases of the EDRM process.


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