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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 11/17/2017

Sempra Energy San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Area of Interest:

External Description:

Primary Purpose:

Working within the Legal group, manages the company s e-discovery program, including the identification, preservation, collection, processing, review and production of documents, data and other information. Acts as liaison between Legal and IT to ensure an effective e-discovery process. Maintains systems in support of document preservation and e-discovery storage and retrieval.

Legal Hold Responsibilities

* Implement and maintain legal hold system

* Manage issuance and compliance with legal holds, including assisting custodians

* Maintain auditable record of legal holds

* Continually identify ways to streamline and improve effectiveness of legal hold system

E-Discovery Functional responsibilities

* Day-to-day management of e-discovery tasks, , coordinate with Law Department personnel, IT and business units as needed

* Assist in-house and outside counsel with developing e-discovery plans.

* Assist in-house and outside counsel with document collection, preservation, processing, review, and production, including determination of most cost-effective means of accomplishing the various activities

* Develop project budgets, set and manage expectations with Law Department personnel, outside counsel and vendors

* Maintain project documentation

E-Discovery Planning and Management responsibilities

* Assess, coordinate, and make recommendations regarding the company s in-house e-discovery strategy, practices, technology and resources

* Set priorities, develop protocols, and track progress against objectives

* Manage and coordinate e-discovery activities performed by Law Department support staff and by other departments, including IT

* Identify potential e-discovery vendors; negotiate contracts oversee, and coordinate relationships with e-discovery vendors

* Conduct training for attorneys and paralegals regarding company resources for litigation support and e-discovery best practices

* Establish reporting mechanism to measure and report the volume and costs associated with e-discovery being managed in support of the company

External Qualifications:


* Bachelor s degree or equivalent and Paralegal experience or certificate required

* 3-5 years experience in managing electronic discovery projects

* Proficiency in e-discovery and legal hold applications such as Relativity, EnCase, Legal Hold Pro, and Office 365.Knowledge and understanding of EDRM lifecycle.

United States

Work Location:
488 8th Ave

San Diego

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Sempra Energy was founded to capitalize on new opportunities in competitive energy markets. The company’s ongoing focus is to enhance shareholder value and meet customer needs by sustaining the financial strength, operational flexibility and skilled workforce needed to succeed in rapidly changing market conditions. Sempra Energy is a Fortune 500 energy services company, based in San Diego, Calif., that combines deep industry expertise with rigorous risk management to deliver superior shareholder returns. In 2013, Sempra Energy produced revenues of approximately $10.5 billion.

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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101 Ash St
San Diego, CA 92101

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