Description:Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking a talented Of-Counsel to join the firm's eDiscovery team. Candidates must have several years of experience practicing general litigation, from the complaint all the way to trial. This should include drafting briefs, engaging in negotiations with opposing counsel, drafting discovery requests and responses, etc. In addition, the candidate should have substantive electronic discovery experience related to data protection and privacy issues, as well as strategic document collection, review, and production management in connection with commercial litigation, products liability cases, antitrust matters and internal and government investigations. Ideal candidates will possess a keen interest in and understanding of eDiscovery issues such as TAR (technology-assisted review), strategic preservation, information governance, and emerging technology challenges, as well as outstanding research and analytical skills, excellent written and verbal communication and strong academic credentials. The candidate may sit in the New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles or Dallas office.
Kirkland & Ellis offers a competitive salary structure as well as a robust offering of benefits to all of its employees and attorneys. Compensation is based upon the roles and responsibilities of the position, the experience and education of the applicant and/or employee and is aligned with internal pay equity within Kirkland & Ellis itself.