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Southern California Edison Legal Support Advisor, eDiscovery Team [HYBRID] in Rosemead, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Legal Support Advisor on the e-Discovery Team at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will report to the Director and Managing Attorney of the Claims and General Litigation Section in the Southern California Edison Law Department. The eDiscovery Advisor is an integral member of and mentor for the eDiscovery Team and oversees the team’s day-to-day operations. The eDiscovery Team at Southern California Edison provides support to the Law Department’s in-house and outside counsel throughout the entire eDiscovery lifecycle of a case. The eDiscovery Team identifies, preserves, and collects electronically stored information (ESI) for litigation, regulatory proceedings, and investigations. The eDiscovery Team sends collected data to the Law Department’s preferred eDiscovery vendors for processing, culling, and hosting in Relativity for attorney review. The eDiscovery Team partners with counsel and eDiscovery vendors to ensure documents are searched, reviewed, and produced timely and accurately.

As an Advisor, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Oversee all eDiscovery operations for the Law Department, including coordinating the workload and activities of members of the eDiscovery Team

  • Set priorities, develop protocols, and maintain logs to track project progress and workflow

  • Assist in-house and outside counsel with document preservation, processing, searches, review, and production

  • Provide day-to-day management of individual projects

  • Provide support throughout the eDiscovery lifecycle, including:

  • Identification: Assist in-house and outside counsel with custodian interviews

  • Preservation: Send and track legal hold notices using Legal Hold Pro

  • Collection: Conduct custodial data collections using Microsoft Office 365 Security & Compliance Center, and collect data from SAP and other databases and systems

  • Processing: Send data to eDiscovery vendors for processing and culling

  • Culling: Assist attorneys with developing search terms and perform validation of search term reports (STRs) created by vendors

  • Review:

  • Communicate to eDiscovery vendor Relativity review layout preferences and revisions

  • Coordinate with eDiscovery vendor document review managers to conduct contract attorney document reviews

  • Advise in-house and outside counsel on using Technology Assisted Review (TAR) where appropriate

  • Production: Oversee and QC eDiscovery vendor activities to ensure documents are produced timely and accurately.


The essentials

  • 7 years of eDiscovery experience assisting with and managing eDiscovery projects in a law firm, in-house law department, or eDiscovery service provider. This experience may have been gained through different job titles, including attorney, paralegal, or eDiscovery project manager

  • A thorough understanding of the eDiscovery process and lifecycle; must be able to manage all aspects of each step in an eDiscovery project without intervention by more senior staff

  • Experience and proficiency with searching and exporting data from Microsoft Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

  • Experience and proficiency with Relativity

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project plan in coordination with assigned attorney

The preferred

  • Experience with collecting ESI from myriad sources, including mobile devices, databases, and Microsoft Teams

  • eDiscovery certifications, such as Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA) or Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS)

  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of internal resources (technical staff, project managers, technical and eDiscovery vendors, attorneys and paralegals)

  • Ability to provide training to attorneys and paralegals on Relativity and other tools

  • Ability to interact effectively with different levels of client contacts

  • Ability to provide direction and motivation in day-to-day project activities.

  • Strong client service skills, planning, organization, analytic and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive, self-directed, responsive, and able to juggle multiple assignments

You should know

  • Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position’s work mode is hybrid . The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. For information guides ( , please reference test 8203. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.