E-Discovery Counsel -- Corporate Litigation

The Travelers Indemnity Company


  • Hartford LOCATION


Jun 25, 2012


Position manages a wide variety of matters and issues relating to e-discovery and information governance.  Primary areas of responsibility include providing legal counsel and support to attorneys concerning e-discovery and advising business clients in the areas of records and information management.  A strong candidate will have experience developing and supporting best practices focused on the connection between technology, electronically stored information and the law.  The position will involve three primary areas of responsibility: (1) operational (providing litigation support and managing projects);  (2) tactical (providing legal advice); and (3) strategic (creating and implementing a vision to further the e-discovery function).

Legal Experience:  E-discovery interest and experience is most important.  Experience in commercial and insurance-related litigation is preferred but not necessary.

Education and Training:  Must be a licensed law school graduate and a member of at least one state bar.  The preferred candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of litigation experience as a practicing attorney.

Communication and Leadership Skills:  Must possess strong written and oral communication abilities.  Must be able to deal effectively with individuals at all levels of a large organization to attain desired results.  Must have the ability to work well with others in a team approach to client services and a desire to provide excellent customer service.


- Strong research skills.
- Strong negotiation skills
- Ability to assess current policies and practices and recommend process improvements
-Plan case specific discovery protocols and advise on information preservation and collection    strategies
- Participate in ¿meet and confer¿ meetings
- Ability to create forms and an e-discovery ¿playbook¿ by documenting new and existing processes
- Effectively uses resources to achieve results and work in a matrix organization 
- Organized; strong time management; able to multitask
- Self-Management: takes responsibility for decisions and actions; successfully handles multiple priorities which may be in conflict
- Substantial technical knowledge of legal environment, rules, judiciary and adversaries
- Knowledge of property/casualty business, products and services
- Ability to work well under pressure, independently and as part of a team
- Ability to forge and maintain strong working relationships at all levels
- Anticipates clients¿ ongoing legal needs
- Effectively articulate legal issues to team members, clients, management and external parties
- Ability to manage large, complex projects
- General familiarity with Records Management policies and processes
- Experience developing and delivering training to legal and general business audiences
- Proficient with Excel and possesses the ability to collect, synthesize and report on a variety of data

How To Apply

Please visit this URL to apply: https://hrjobs.travelers.com/psp/PSHR110/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=804089&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1