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Discovery Attorney
Ref No.: 18-01835
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date / End Date: 03/12/2018 to 09/21/2018
Job Title: Discovery Attorney
Reports to: Associate General Environmental Counsel
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., though overtime may be occasionally required

Position Summary:
 Discovery Attorneys will assist with discovery activities, primarily document review. From time to time, they may also take on other tasks, including performing on-site reviews at contract attorney firms.
Education and/or Experience Requirements:
J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited institution, and membership in good standing in the New Jersey or New York Bar. Prefer one to two years minimum discovery experience working with document collections, reviews, and productions or equivalent experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific responsibilities will include:

• Demonstrated ability to use PC-based and on-line technology relevant to the job. Perform substantive document review, generally on document review platforms such as Documatrix, OmniX, Kroll Ontrack and Relativity. Relativity experience is preferred.
• Review and code documents for responsiveness, relevancy, confidentiality, issues, and privilege.
• Assist with preparation of privilege and redaction logs.
• Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Knowledge of environmental legal practice area preferred.
• Foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity.
• Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

Qualifications/Position Requirements:
In addition to the experience and educational requirements, the candidate should have:
• Professionalism
• Integrity; Customer/Client focus
• Strong academic background
• Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and with people at all levels.
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication and language skills.
• Thorough understanding of rules of attorney-client and attorney work product privilege.