Law Clerk II

PAE Government Services Inc Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Law Clerk II

Job Description:

  • Works under the direction of an Associate Counsel or Senior Counsel.

  • Performs complex legal research for the trial staff.

  • Prepares draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.

  • Screens documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.

  • Assists attorneys with all phases of litigation.

  • Performs moderately complex legal research.

  • Conducts fact-finding, including but not limited to communicating orally and in writing to obtain and coordinate responses for information, presenting findings, and making recommendations.

  • Participates in case discussions about litigation strategy with agency officials and external individuals as appropriate.

  • Edits and prepares legal documents in preparation for litigation (such as legal memoranda, summaries of evidence, discovery-related documents such as privilege logs, administrative subpoenas, summaries of investigational inquiry transcripts, court filings, settlement agreements, letters, among other things).

  • Prepares litigation hold requests for cases reasonably expected to be litigated:

o Coordinating with component liaisons,

o Compiling responses,

o Notifying those subject to the litigation holds,

o Maintaining a list of those subject to the litigation holds;

o Sending quarterly reminders; and

o Drafting and formatting subpoenas for exclusion and Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) investigations.

  • Manages litigation case files, including but not limited to:

  • Organizing documents;

  • Being responsible for hard copy and electronic files and creating official agency files in accordance with record retention guidelines.

  • Drafts OIG Activity Reporting System (ARS) reports for attorney review.

  • Coordinates with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on case status.

  • Enters case data in OIG's case tracking systems.

  • Analyzes data in preparation for litigation.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.

  • Must have law degree from an ABA accredited law school.

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.

  • Advanced user of Microsoft applications such as MS Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • At least 3+ years of experience working on medium to large eDiscovery and litigation support projects

  • Familiar with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and acquainted with defensible practices for collecting, processing, hosting, and producing Electronically Stored Information (ESI).

  • Assisting in the production of ESI.

  • Assisting with blow back to paper productions.

  • Assembling deposition and trial binders.

  • Researching questions of law and fact.

  • 2+ years of experience using Concordance, iCONECT, of Relativity is required.

  • Working knowledge of search functionality; including experience drafting, running, and troubleshooting searches.

  • Familiarity with the applications of Technology Assisted Review (TAR).

  • Experiencing training attorneys and other legal staff on the functionality of Concordance.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Need to be proactive, organized, and detail oriented.

  • Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia

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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Law Clerk II

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