E-Discovery Support Specialist - Legal Department

  • New York Ny
  • 11/19/2022

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Job Title: E-Discovery Support Specialist - Legal Department 

The E-Discovery Support Specialist provides technical support and administrative support to the Mount Sinai Health System for all electronic discovery tasks and projects through all stages of the Electronic Reference Model (“EDRM”).  The e-discovery Support Specialist has primary responsibility for the issuance of litigation hold notices, for engaging with all appropriate stakeholders (including attorneys, business units, IT resources, and data custodians) to identify relevant ESI and other records, and for digitally preserving and collecting ESI using Mount Sinai’s internal e-discovery solution (EnCase eDiscovery). The e-discovery Support Specialist will coordinate all e-discovery related tasks between the IT department, the legal department, external e-discovery vendors, and outside counsel, and will also engage in ESI processing, searching, review, analysis, and production as needed. The e-discovery Support Specialist will also assist the Health System with adherence to eDiscovery best practices and standards.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical support to the Health System for all e-discovery projects through all stages of the EDRM;
  • Performs technical and administrative functions for e-discovery collection and processing platform (EnCase e-Discovery);
  • Coordinates the issuance of litigation hold notices and engaging in appropriate follow up with document custodians (including coordinating custodian surveys and custodian interviews regarding ESI and data storage/usage specifications);
  • Coordinates ESI identification, preservation, and collection from custodians, internal repositories, and external sources (including mobile devices);
  • Coordinates e-discovery related tasks as between the IT department, the legal department, external e-discovery vendors and outside counsel;
  • Creates and maintains matter specific ESI repositories within internal and external ESI processing platforms;
  • Digitally preserves and collects relevant ESI from data custodians using Encase e-Discovery and other IT forensics tools;
  • Manages ESI processing, review, analysis and production as needed;
  • Maintains clear and updated chain of custody documentation for all ESI preservation, collection and production;
  • Provide on-site support and assistance to legal resources regarding ESI and e-discovery as needed;
  • Handles additional related e-Discovery and IT security projects as assigned;
  • Provides IT support to the attorneys and other Legal Department staff who are working remotely.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) required. Bachelor preferred.
  • 3+ years’ of IT experience required.
  • Computer forensics knowledge a plus.
  • Encase, Office 365.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status. 

EOE including Veterans and Disabled