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Reviewer/Review Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID 7FMH328186

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Litigation - Document Review

2024-05-09 09:05:51

Job Overview: A law firm in Chicago, IL, seeks a Reviewer/Review Attorney to proficiently handle document review tasks for litigation or transactional matters. The successful candidate will ensure an accurate and timely review of legal documents while adhering to established protocols and guidelines.

Job Duties:

  • Competently utilize various document review tools and platforms to conduct reviews of litigation or transactional documents following written protocols.
  • Acquire substantive case-specific information necessary for accurate document review and escalate inquiries to the case team.
  • Identify privileged communications and conduct privileged review of documents under the guidance of a team lead.
  • Draft privilege logs according to specified instructions outlined in written protocols.
  • Follow directives from Review Center managers and effectively manage and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Meet expected hours and pace requirements for all assigned matters.
  • Identify discrepancies in review instructions or provided materials and seek clarification from appropriate resources.
  • Collaborate with personnel across multiple departments and offices to achieve results.
  • Operate within a collaborative team environment, actively sharing information to enhance the quality and efficiency of the team’s work product.
  • Understand the principles and policies governing the Legal Innovation Center's operations.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in weekend or holiday office coverage on a rotating basis as scheduled.

Requirements:

  • Juris has a doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Current active admission to any State Bar Association is mandatory.
  • Experience in performing large-scale document review work is desired.
  • Proficiency or ability to quickly acquire proficiency with project-specific document review platforms, such as kCura Relativity.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to evolving skills and best practices per Firm requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and foster teamwork at all levels.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential information and sensitive situations with discretion.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Reliability, flexibility, and adaptability in a team-oriented environment.
  • Capability to prioritize and multitask in a time-sensitive setting while maintaining high work standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to identify and achieve long and short-term goals, projects, and activities.
  • Agility to respond to unexpected challenges and develop innovative solutions while maintaining professionalism.
  • Capacity to maintain composure and exercise good judgment.
  • Willingness to work a demanding schedule, including nights and weekends, to meet project deadlines.

This job description outlines the responsibilities, qualifications, and expectations for the Reviewer/Review Attorney position at the law firm's Chicago, IL, location.

One of the nations oldest, largest and hottest Chicago law firms, with offices in several of the major cities in the U.S. as well as the world. It has one of the best litigation practice groups in the country. The firm is a full service firm, meaning that it has respectable intellectual property, employee benefits, energy, corporate, securities, finance and other practice groups. It has grown tremendously through mergers with other firms, and lateral hires. The firm hires from the best regional law schools, as well as the well know national schools. It is not a law school snob at all, but requires superior grades. Client contact is early, and associates are given as much responsibility as they can handle. But client service is paramount and associates are expected to produce top quality work. Just because you are well compensated, you are not necessarily required to work on weekends, but most lawyers bill well over 2000 hours per year. The work is demanding, but you can feel assured that you are in one of the post prestigious litigation law firms in the country.

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