Overview

Duties

Summary

The Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) seeks a highly motivated attorney with electronic discovery (e-discovery) expertise and IT knowledge to serve as the Managing Attorney of the Litigation Technology Service Center (LTSC). The Managing Attorney of the LTSC oversees LTSC operations and serves as the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s (OCIO’s) expert on litigation technology issues.

This position is located in Columbia, South Carolina.


Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

The Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) seeks a highly motivated attorney with electronic discovery (e-discovery) expertise and IT knowledge to serve as the Managing Attorney of the Litigation Technology Service Center (LTSC). The Managing Attorney of the LTSC oversees LTSC operations and serves as the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s (OCIO’s) expert on litigation technology issues.

  • Serves as the on-site legal advisor for all LTSC e-discovery operations, reporting directly to EOUSA’s Chief Information Officer in Washington, DC.
  • Oversees LTSC contractors in providing prompt, professional, and cost-effective e-discovery services to all USAOs, including processing electronically stored information (ESI) using multiple e-discovery processing software applications; loading ESI into and hosting ESI in
  • Oversees LTSC contractors in providing prompt and professional help desk support to USAO personnel seeking technical support regarding designated litigation technology software and advice regarding technical aspects of e-discovery issues.
  • Ensures that LTSC IT systems are well-maintained and comply with relevant security requirements.
  • Represents and champions the LTSC in communications with high-level officials including United States Attorneys, Assistant United States Attorneys, Federal agencies, Department of Justice components, law enforcement entities, and others as directed by OCIO.
  • Manages the portfolio of desktop litigation support applications used by USAOs, including working with OCIO’s Office Automation staff to continually upgrade applications to ensure that USAOs are using recent versions, keeping apprised of software developers’ product release schedules and roadmaps.
  • In collaboration with EOUSA’s Office of Legal Education and Office of Legal Programs, develop and present training (residential and virtual) relating to the LTSC, litigation support applications used by the USAOs, and e-discovery issues.
  • Ensures adherence with applicable legal requirements pertaining to LTSC service requests, which often involve sensitive Grand Jury and Federal tax information, the avoidance of conflicts-of-interest, maintenance of project confidentiality, assurance of sound chain-of-custody, and compliance with all applicable United States Attorneys’ Policies and Procedures.
  • Renders expert advice on new or proposed legislation, court rules, and other legal developments affecting e-discovery requirements.
  • Maintains awareness of legal, policy, technical, and budgetary issues affecting LTSC operations and alerts OCIO of any foreseeable issues that could jeopardize the cost-effective provision of high-quality and legally-sufficient deliverables to USAOs.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.


Supervisory status

No


Promotion Potential

15