Company: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Posted on: March 16, 2020
eDiscovery Counsel - req9850
State Farm is offering a rare opportunity to join a high
performing, Fortune 50 in-house legal team that provides legal
counsel to a variety of business clients across the enterprise. Our
Law Department employees are challenged, committed and empowered.
As a community, we help one another grow professionally and
personally. It is part of who we are and have been since 1922.
The State Farm Law Department is looking for an eDiscovery attorney
to assist in matters arising primarily out of litigation. The
attorney would work in a section of the Law Department that
oversees requests for enterprise information from all fifty state
departments of insurance, federal regulatory agencies, as well as
coordinating discovery and third party subpoena requests. In
addition, the attorney would provide counseling to the enterprise
in regards to information management and pre-trial discovery
Governance - Discussions and decisions regarding potential risks
and/or benefits arising from technology adoption, retention, and
Identification - Locating potential sources of information.
Preservation - Ensuring that information is appropriately preserved
as required by litigation and regulatory needs.
Collection - Gathering information for further use.
Processing - Effectively managing large volumes of information for
review and analysis.
Review - Evaluating information for relevance and privilege.
Analysis - Evaluating information for content and context,
including key patterns, topics, people and discussion.
Production - Delivering information to others using appropriate
delivery mechanisms, including encryption solutions.
Presentation - Displaying information before audiences to elicit
further information, validate existing facts or positions.
What You Will Do:
The primary focus of the eDiscovery Counsel provide counseling to
the enterprise in regards to information management and pre-trial
discovery activities as it pertains to litigation brought against
State Farm entities, including but not limited to the following
--- Respond to written discovery requests (interrogatories,
document requests, and requests for admission) in state and federal
--- Prepare and execute ESI protocols, document review protocols
and other eDiscovery work flow documentation
--- Prepare and execute discovery strategies
--- Prepare to defend depositions of corporate representatives
regarding electronic discovery and records management issues
--- Advise clients regarding preservation issues
--- Educate clients' outside counsel, witnesses, and third-party
service providers on discovery processes
--- Design, document, and execute litigation discovery management
processes and procedures
--- Advise on meet and confer sessions
--- Help identify, select, and prepare expert witnesses to testify
regarding preservation and discovery compliance issues
--- Identify, select, and manage outside vendors for various
--- Conduct quality control tests and audits to assess and test
preservation and discovery compliance issues
--- Perform risk, efficiency, and cost assessments of eDiscovery
processes, technologies, and service providers
--- Develop and execute approaches to technology assisted review
tools in litigation and investigation response
What We Offer You:
--- State Farm offers candidates the opportunity to engage in
complex legal work for a Fortune 50 client. We focus on developing
our employees to help them reach their full potential.
--- Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential
--- Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the
--- A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations,
Employee Development, and more!
--- 401k Plan and FULLY FUNDED PENSION
--- We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is
simply the right thing to do!
--- Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!
--- Other than as authorized by the General Counsel or his
designee, employees are not permitted to handle any legal business
outside of State Farm except authorized pro bono work.
--- Newly hired employees must cease all outside practice and all
suit involvement before joining State Farm
--- Travel may be required via commercial transportation or driving
to job related activities
--- May work irregular hours due to workload and nature of the
We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We're here
to help life go right?
Come join our passionate team!
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Keywords: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Bloomington , eDiscovery Counsel, Legal , Bloomington, Illinois
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