Litigation Support Case Manager

Thompson Coburn, LLP
Job Description
Thompson Coburn LLP currently has a non-exempt position available in our St. Louis office for a full-time Litigation Support Case Manager with at least two years of experience in litigation or litigation support, with prior experience participating in substantial eDiscovery projects. An undergraduate degree is preferred. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Executes on general project tasks as needed or directed by project lead/manager.
  • Tracks and drives delivery schedules, ensuring proper quality assurance and managing changes in work scope.
  • Coordinates the design of litigation support databases according to case needs.
  • Manages electronic file processing in conjunction with technical staff.
  • Provides prompt and proactive communication to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Accurately documents project activities and time allocation.
  • Identifies technical and process issues and escalates appropriately.
  • Assists with the coordination of document review and production projects.
  • Participates in the development of best practices for underlying processes related to electronic discovery and document management.
  • Trains and supports legal teams in the use of litigation technology.
     
Job Requirements
  • Must possess above average communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with legal teams and staff.  Articulate views professionally and assertively without being confrontational.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle competing demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in the use of Relativity or similar eDiscovery software, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other business productivity applications.
·         Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
·         Must have ability to read, write, and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone.
·         Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects, and strong time management skills.
·         Must have ability to reason and apply common-sense understanding to situations encountered.
·         Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills.
·         Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • The physical demands of this position are representative of those that might be met by an employee in order for him or her to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  These include being both mobile and stationary throughout the workday, having the ability to transport 20 pounds and being able to operate a computer and other business equipment found in the office.
 
Thompson Coburn LLP is a large, full service, multi-state firm with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Southern Illinois, and Washington D.C. At Thompson Coburn, our behavior and the expectations we have of ourselves are guided by the values that we hold in the highest regard: integrity, a passion for excellence, a focus on serving the client, a value of diversity, innovation, creativity, trust, and loyalty. Within the Firm, we value each other as people and colleagues.  In addition to the exceptional working environment and a competitive salary, Thompson Coburn provides the following benefit options to qualifying employees:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & ADD policies
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Firm Paid 401(k) & Profit Sharing plans
  • Parking/Transportation Stipend
  • Section 125 Plan (Pre-tax premiums, dependent care and medical reimbursement)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • College Savings Plan Deductions (529 Plans)
  • Long Term Care
 
Applicants interested in applying to Thompson Coburn LLP are required to complete our online application, which can be found by visiting the site below.

www.thompsoncoburncareers.com
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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