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NANA Discovery Paralegal - Mid (Must have TS/SSBI with SCI eligibility in Washington, District Of Columbia

Discovery Paralegal - Mid (Must have TS/SSBI with SCI eligibility


SAVA Workforce Solutions, an Akima Company, delivers enterprise IT and mission support solutions to the federal government, serving the federal civilian, defense, law enforcement and intelligence communities. SAVA helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and networks. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

In this position the Discovery Paralegal will provide professional, accurate, timely and reliable paralegal support reporting to the OGC-LITB and detailed to assist the litigating section. In particular, you will support the missions of the ELUs and CLUs. Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, you shall often develop these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines. The General Paralegal Task includes but is not limited to the following:


  • Analyze and interpret requests from customers;

  • Research, locate, and gather material responsive to DMS requests including conducting outreach and informal interviews to respond to document requests and interrogatories;

  • Assist in preparation of declarations;

  • Scan paper materials to save as an image file (e.g., .PDF);

  • Conduct responsiveness reviews of both ESI and paper materials;

  • Conduct legal privilege reviews using Symantec Clearwell, Adobe Pro withRedax, or other document review platforms provided by the customer;

  • Analyze documents and proficiently apply deletion codes to diverse types of privileged information;

  • Review the work of peers for accuracy and provide constructive edits to ensure quality and thoroughness of review and processing;

  • Support effective teams to foster teamwork and planning and decision making;

  • Organize and maintain accurate records of assigned requests. This includes keeping detailed case notes, utilizing discovery plans, using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and entering case information into appropriate databases;

  • Prepare electronic and/or paper releases for release to customers;

  • Provide a high degree of professionalism and customer service in all interactions with DMS customers;

  • Prioritize and schedule projects to accomplish objectives;

  • Coordinate classification reviews with subject matter experts;

  • Maintain close collaboration of projects with discovery team members;

  • Serve as consultant to government employees regarding privilege application and document production;

  • Communicate with employees at all levels to complete projects with a high degree of professionalism;

  • Provide weekly statuses to management and periodic updates to Assistant

  • General Counsels and other DMS customers;

  • Conduct searches of the customer's systems and databases to retrieve responsive documents or files (i.e., Sentinel, Internal Policy Office Policy Library and Policy Archives).


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret with SSBI with SCI eligibility.

  • Two (2) or more years of Discovery/eDiscovery paralegal experience.

  • One (1) or more years of progressively more responsible experience performing privilege and other substantive reviews on litigation support projects. Comparable combination of education and experience maybe acceptable.

  • One (1) or more years of progressively more responsible experience reviewing electronica and paper materials for privilege on litigation support projects involving paper documents and electronic files.

  • Successful completion of AA Paralegal degree or certificate is highly desired

  • Shall have a sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.

  • Using an eDiscovery review platform (e.g., Clearwell, Relativity) to accurately identify and redact privileged information.

  • Researching and drafting responses to interrogatories.

  • Obtain documents for document collection and production.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and coordination

  • Demonstrated excellent computer skills in MS Office Suite Products, document review and file management systems, and imaging.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job descriptiongenerally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individualsassigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list ofall duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the termsof an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company managementreserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other dutiesas may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Weare an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receiveconsideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed,national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexualorientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or anyother basis prohibited by law.

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Job: Legal/Risk

Primary Location: US-DC-Washington

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: SAV04388