Discovery Attorneys will have responsibilities for responding to legal demands for information and documents upon the Deloitte U.S. firms from civil litigants, regulators, and clients. Responsibilities include:
· Performingdocument review services, to make initial determinations as to whether there is a requirement to provide the documents to third-parties to comply with subpoenas and other legal requests;
· Information- gathering, to assist Deloitte’s clients in responding to routine reviews of securities trading by the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”);
· Analyses legal and business risks regarding contractual terms, client policies and compliance matters. Executing other job-related duties, as assigned.
The Discovery Attorney will carry out these responsibilities at the direction of U.S.-based OGC attorneys and complete assignments in collaboration with other OGC colleagues, including U.S.-based technical expert consultants and legal assistants and with Deloitte’sclient-service teams.Eligibility Criteria/ Skills Required:
A law degree from an accredited law school in India, the U.S., or another common law jurisdiction, and who is registered with the Bar Council of India or within the United States.
Familiarity with the U.S. judicial system, including civil procedure and e-discovery standards and best practices, is highly desirable.
At least two years of experience in the document review and e-discovery/litigation industry. Work experience should be post-qualification.
Experience leading teams of document reviewers or other managerial experience on legal process outsourcing projects is desirable.
Experience with U.S.financial services industry compliance work is also desirable (such as prior work involving FINRA or U.S. financial services regulators, or prior work in a compliance role for major U.S. or global financial services companies).Proficiency
Proficiency with use of legal document review software, such as Relativity, Concordance, or Summation, is required.
Significant experience with Relativity is highly desirable.
Experience with Microsoft Office tools is expected, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
A demonstrated record of balancing multiple, time-sensitive assignments. Strong organisation and time-management skills will be critical to success.
Good judgment, including a strong sense of when to exercise discretion and when to seek additional guidance from OGC colleagues.
Professional demeanour and excellent English-language communication skills, both written and oral.
Able to work cooperatively with a team of professionals and receptive to receiving feedback on assignments and performance.How to Apply?:
Apply on the recruiters website directly.
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