Allegis Group, Inc

  • Legal Services Project Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-NJ-Liberty Corner
    Job ID
    2019-1062
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Managed Legal Services Team is looking for a motivated and creative project management professional to join its teamThe ideal candidate will be conversant in a range of legal technologies, litigation review, contract analytics (preferred) and M&A due diligence. MLA’s Managed Legal Services team specializes in helping clients assess and manage contractual risk.  It offers a continuum of contract management services that allow clients to implement full contract lifecycle solutions. 

     

    A key element of its service mix is Smart-Look Analytics™ Contract Review.  This service pairs advanced search technology with skilled legal professionals to undertake surgically precise contract review in several contexts, including risk assessments, due diligence, post-merger integration and regulatory compliance. MLA’s Smart-Look Analytics™ Contract Review Services identify and reduce business risk while simultaneously controlling cost.                                                                                                      

     

    MLA is a collaborative organization that is deeply committed to providing its clients with world-class services. While our roots are steeped in Legal Search, our responsiveness to our clients’ needs has given rise to a menu of robust and constantly evolving advisory services. The successful applicant will have a unique opportunity to help shape the course and direction of a dynamic business unit.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaboration with MLA’s technology partners on product development and functionality
    • Develop and implement project workflow documentation
    • Manage and coordinate with our technology partner to:
      • Load Data
      • Direct the analytics process
      • Set up review workflow
      • Generate reports and maintain dashboards
      • Coordinate export of information into client’s Contract Management System

    Qualifications

    Attributes

    • Team oriented with an ability to work with a broad cross-section of stakeholders
    • Meticulous attention to detail and robust planning skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Passion for creative problem solving
    • Ability to work in a fluid environment with the flexibility to adapt to evolving client needs
    • Receptiveness to different perspectives and approaches to problem-solving
    • Ability to travel

    Preferred Experience

    • 3-5 years of work experience in litigation support, M&A due diligence, regulatory and compliance document review
    • Project Management training and/or certification
    • Experience supervising and managing project teams
    • Experience with machine learning systems and advanced technology

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