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eDiscovery Lead Project Manager

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eDiscovery Lead Project Manager


  • An eDiscovery Lead Project Manager (LPM) is responsible for managing 4 to 5 for eDiscovery Project Managers (PM) who coordinate the collection, tracking, processing, hosting, review, and production of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) as well as hard copy material to support Department of Justice (DOJ) investigators and attorneys during the discovery phase of litigation.
  • eDiscovery LPM is an adept communicator who understands the importance of concise messaging to our client Case Managers (CM), Contracting Officer Representatives (COR), and Office of Litigation Support (OLS) Director.
  • eDiscovery LPM will facilitate project team as well as client meetings, manage agendas, and ensure meeting action items are memorialized and completed.
  • eDiscovery LPM will have experience plotting out and implementing workflows from the evidence collection phase all the way through document production.
  • eDiscovery LPM will have experience formulating project budgets and developing level-of-effort (LOE) projections.
  • eDiscovery LPM will review, sign, and track invoices to ensure all invoices are correctly and timely finalized and submitted to the client each month. 
  • eDiscovery LPM will research and respond to questions on funding and invoicing.
  • eDiscovery LPM is able to simultaneously manage 3 to 5 moderately active and moderately sized cases and or staff of 10 or more. The LPM must seamlessly work with PAE managers and technical staff as well as DOJ attorneys and case managers; all having varying levels technical skills.
  • eDiscovery LPM plays a key role as the lead coordinator and/or contributor on team projects and provides tactical input to them. LPM will delegate assignments to other staff member as required.
  • eDiscovery LPM will have expert knowledge of data hosting platforms such as Concordance, iCONECT, and Relativity. In addition, the LPM should possess a strong understanding of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) tools like the Brainspace, Relativity Assisted Review, or Equivio. Finally, the LPM should have a working knowledge of Electronic File Processing (EFP) tools such as IPRO eCapture, LexisNexis LAW, and Venio.
  • eDiscovery LPM will have experience using industry standard chain-of-custody (COC) procedures and be familiar with forensic approaches for preserving data integrity. This includes managing COC documentation and coordinating hand-off of evidence between multiple internal and external parties.
  • eDiscovery LPM will be adept at absorbing diffuse information, critically analyzing it, preparing summary reports, and presenting the same to internal as well as external stakeholders.
  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will be an experienced proposal writer and presenter.  


  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in a technical field.
    • Advanced degree or Juris Doctor (JD) is desirable.
  • At least 6 years of experience in an eDiscovery position.
  • At least 4 years of in-depth experience using Relativity, iCONECT, or Venio is required.
    • Use of Relativity Conceptual and Structured Analytics or Equivio is helpful.
    • TAR experience is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Certifications preferred:
    • Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA)
    • Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS)
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required to include technical writing for project workflows and solutions
  • Need to be proactive, organized and detail oriented.
  • Financial acumen for budgeting, forecasting, pricing
  • Experience working with Citrix or similar tools.
  • Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to obtain Government security clearance


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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