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Project Manager - eDiscovery in Toronto at Elevate

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Job Description

Elevate’s customer, a leading US Law Firm with offices across North America wants to hire an interim Senior e-Discovery Manager to support its litigation teams. The e-Discovery Project Manager is responsible for consulting and supporting legal teams and their clients in the strategic application and use of litigation support technologies.

Specifically you will:

  • Make recommendations regarding electronic discovery service providers and document review platforms.
  • Define technical specifications, negotiate pricing and manage service providers.
  • Create cost estimates and timeline forecasts for each phase of the discovery lifecycle. Monitor progress and update budget forecasts.
  • Prepare project status reports and conduct project status meetings.
  • Consult with legal teams on deposition/trial transcript technology and transcript management.
  • Monitor and remain apprised of case law developments in electronic discovery. Monitor advancements in e-discovery and litigation technology systems.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all aspects of a project within Technology Services.
  • Advise legal teams on application of technology tools to all phases of the litigation lifecycle.
  • Consult with legal teams on effective database design to ensure efficient document review and ongoing file maintenance.
  • Advise legal teams on principles of imaging, LDD, OCR, objective coding and document review workflow.
  • Conduct client IT interviews to assess corporate information technology infrastructure and storage practices.
  • Provide support in connection with conferences.
  • Provide support in preparation of witnesses.

Skills and Experience:

  • Superb project management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Strong case and project management skills.  
  • Ability to analyze a problem/project quickly and accurately, and propose innovative solutions.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Fluent in standard MS Office applications and ability to quickly master new litigation software.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, exercise discretion and exercise independent judgement.
  • Previous litigation or e-discovery project management experience required.


  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of related work experience.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

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