Job Opportunity at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Category: Legal Post Date: 01/07/16

The firm is seeking law school graduates to join the 100+ member Legal Support Services department. Inquire about Position

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community. We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration.

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Litigation Analysts are billable staff with law degrees that provide client support as integral members of legal teams, mainly performing document review and factual analysis. Direct contact with clients, partners and outside legal services providers is common for those already in this position. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, document review experience, thrive in a fast-changing environment, exhibit a sense of ownership about their responsibilities, possess the ability to determine priorities and adjust work accordingly, and be able to work without direct supervision as dedicated members of small to large legal teams.

To APPLY: Please mention where you saw this position posted when applying. Send resume and salary history/requirements to:
Apryl Stevenson-Holden
Human Resources Generalist
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
[email protected]
Fax: 212.909.6033, TTY only: 212.909.7388

Responsibilities of Position
  • Perform first level document review for issue analysis, responsiveness and privilege.
  • Conduct final privilege/redaction review and prepare privilege logs.
  • Identify and prepare materials for witness interviews, depositions and examinations.
  • Assist with monitoring staff and temporary employees working on large document reviews.
  • Perform second level review of contract attorney work.
  • Possess the flexibility and aptitude to perform a variety of tasks.
Required Qualifications
  • J.D. from accredited American law school or foreign law degree and admission to a U.S. bar.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to become ACEDS certified within 36 months of start date.
  • Ability to work overtime and to travel.
Bonus Skills
  • Experience with technology assisted review at a level to provide suggestions and guidance to legal teams resulting in increased efficiency and decreas
  • Proficiency on a professional level with a foreign language, particularly Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish or Mandarin.
  • Trial or arbitration hearing experience.
  • Graphics and design experience, proficiency as an end user of trial presentation software.
  • Comfort level with Microsoft Office applications.
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