Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Practice Support Coordinator - Brussels, BE

US-DC-Washington
Job ID
2016-1023
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative

Overview

**This position will be based in our Brussels office. Work authorization and relocation assistance is available.**

 

We seek a full-time experienced litigation technology professional who can hit the ground running with our world class European Practice Support team in Brussels. Under the direction of a senior attorney and in conjunction with other Firm staff attorneys and associates, our practice support coordinator will assist our legal teams on technical aspects of litigation support and e-discovery.

 

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate substantial working litigation technology expertise, strong client service focus, resourcefulness, and effective problem-solving under pressure in our fast-paced, complex, and dynamic environment.

 

If you are a strong technologist who enjoys being the "go to" person and you thrive on producing results when faced with technical obstacles, this may be the position for you.

Responsibilities

  • Provides expertise on litigation support software and hardware to include recommending, developing, maintaining, and troubleshooting databases and imagebases
  • Assists in supporting computer networks
  • Oversees and monitors vendor projects for quality control, working with litigation teams to create and maintain document repositories and document tracking systems, testing and ensuring quality in all product deliverables
  • Coordinates with the Information Technology department to optimize hardware and network resources to support our eDiscovery operations
  • Assists in training attorneys and paralegals on document databases

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in litigation technology industry or litigation in a law firm preferably working on complex multi-party litigation
  • Law firm IT, paralegal, and/or European Union case management and litigation experience, a plus
  • Substantial working knowledge in application and management of litigation technology platforms and databases and computer network technology such as Concordance, LAW, Documatrix, Relativity, IPRO, Opticon, LiveNote, CaseMap, external web-based document repositories, and external web-based case management tools
  • Experience with forensics tools and trial software, including Encase and Trial Director , preferred
  • Solid command of Microsoft applications
  • Excellent command of English; any additional European language is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage computer networks and network storage
  • Effective oral and written communication skills for presentation and reporting functions
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to function effectively independently and as part of a team, and ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Reliable contributor with stamina, ability to work under pressure, and to adhere to deadlines
  • Professional ethic and manner with demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality with regard to all Firm affairs and business

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