eDiscovery & Data Forensics Vice President, Projec

at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.
AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person (at client site or AlixPartners office) and remote working. Travel is part of this position, but the frequency may vary based on client, team, and individual circumstances.
What you'll do
Companies today are generating and storing vast amounts of data. To resolve litigation and investigations, they need the right technology and a sensible strategy from an analytics partner to execute an efficient, defensible, and comprehensive plan for data collection and analysis. They need to know what the data means to resolve what happened. Our teams of discovery and litigation analytics experts have extensive experience with data collection and preservation, forensics, processing, early case assessment, hosted and managed review, custom data analytics, and technology-assisted review. Our production and project management support capabilities, along with our expert analysis and testimony, produce sharp insights and credible results in urgent situations.
The Vice President is a Project Management role located in either New York, Dallas, Chicago or Washington DC.
Establish and implement protocols for the e-discovery life cycle, which include internal standards and best practices for preservation and collection of electronic evidence
Find, compile, organize, categorize, and verify case-critical data quickly across the full life cycle of the eDiscovery process - preservation, collection, processing, review and production
Master a range of industry standard software tools to perform custom solutions to client requirements
Identify and address client needs, actively participate in client discussions and meetings
Advise clients on data collection on large scale litigation cases, including document retention and chain-of-custody procedures
Create and manage large data sets
Use a problem-solving approach to overcome unexpected technical and operational challenges
Ensure clients' electronic files are easily accessible for potential litigation
Communicate with clients and colleagues in both written and oral form including drafting reports and presentations to clients
Perform quality control review over work product
Train other professional staff
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.
What you'll need
Bachelor's degree required; area of study in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related preferred
3 - 6 years of professional or consulting experience in eDiscovery preferred
Strong project management skills including the ability to balance multiple tasks, self-prioritize tasks, prepare detailed documentation, and meet deadlines
Preferred working experience with any of the following products or tools: EnCase, Cellebrite, BlackBag, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Basic, Microsoft .NET framework, Microsoft Access, SQL, Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes/Domino.
Mastery-level experience with Relativity, Brainspace, and MDM. Certifications in any of these platforms is a strong plus.
Experience working on litigation matters and regulatory and corporate investigations alongside legal teams
Ability to engage technically while also bringing commercial acumen and client-facing confidence
Thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment comprised of high achievers and high client expectations
Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
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AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations.  More information is available at
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Bronze award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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Job Posting: 10933013

Posted On: May 16, 2023

Updated On: Jun 15, 2023

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