1+ months

Information Governance Analyst

Washington, DC 20004
Job Description: Under the direction of the Information Governance Manager, the Information Governance Analyst will be responsible for deploying and enforcing Information Governance policies and procedures to support the firms Information Governance initiatives. Essential Functions These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Independently prioritize & accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven and detail-oriented work environment; Implement and enforce adherence to Information Governance policies to ensure compliance with the firms legal obligations, operational requirements, and risks. Provide guidance and training to attorneys and staff as necessary; Conduct analysis to advise on best practices for data management; Manage projects and delegate tasks to Information Governance Specialists and other firm staff as necessary; Collaborate with the firms Legal Hold Counsel to ensure compliance with all legal hold/preservation orders and collection processes. Work with applicable attorneys and staff on the identification and collection of both physical and electronic records; Execute and coordinate processes for physical and electronic records disposition, including email and litigation support data in response to court-ordered document destruction or implementation of firm retention policies; Manage and coordinate scanning activities to ensure projects are completed timely, accurately and according to Information Governance policies; Coordinate routine audits of physical record inventories; Coordinate processing electronic and physical records received in conjunction with the on-boarding of new lateral attorneys or transfer of new matters to the firm; Independently execute and coordinate Information Governance procedures for collection, review, and release of electronic and physical records necessary to comply with client records transfer requests; Execute records collection and disposition processes related to attorney and staff departures. Required Skills Work in cloud collaboration systems such as Google G-Suite and Microsoft Office 365 to evaluate use of these environments, provide reporting on space content, and assist with content management; Experience with records management systems such as FileTrail; Experience with document management systems such as iManage DMS or NetDocs; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; Ability to work well with others as a team; Knowledge of industry best practices and data governance; Experience importing/exporting data to and from document management systems; Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of firm records and information; Ability to work outside of normal working hours when necessary to meet the demands and needs of the firm; and Willingness and ability to travel as necessary. Preferred Skills Experience with SFTP/FTP and encryption technology; Experience with workflow management applications such as Service Now; Experience with Cisco WebEx; Familiarity with management of network file shares; and Ability to script in PowerShell or Python. Education and Experience Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Computer Sciences, Information Management, or related field. 5 + years of work experience in legal Records Management, Information Governance or Data Management. Professional Certifications in areas related to Information Governance not required but preferred (e.g., Information Governance Professional (IGP), Electronic Records Management (ERM), Certified Records Manager (CRM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM). Working Environment This position will work in a hybrid environment preferrably based out of our Washington, D.C. office. We may consider New York applicants for this position. This position will be largely remote with some visits to the office. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job. #TechDept
Posted: 2022-03-23 Expires: 2022-06-09

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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Information Governance Analyst

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