Legal Technical Associate - eDiscovery Lead

To support the Legal & Compliance division along with the various Vanguard business units in completing eDiscovery requests.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and supports the completion of all search requests for archived electronic communication messages. Completes all documented steps/tasks to ensure each request is completed in a timely, accurate and confidential manner.
  • Manages the initial review of all search requests submitted to Legal and Compliance eDiscovery team. Ensures a new Kanban ticket is opened for each request.
  • Maintains accountability and ownership for routine reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly reports) along with adhoc reporting requests messages. 4. Serves as a technical resource for the retention, retrieval and review of all Vanguard electronic communication
  • Train and mentor staff with less experience, and participates in contingency efforts.
  • Assists business unit contacts with trouble-shooting production issues.
  • Assists in coordination efforts for planned and unplanned rescues.
  • Serves as a liaison and coordinates efforts with the vendor as needed to research and resolve production or testing issues.
  • Support the eDiscovery management team with system administrative support.
  • Participates in and actively supports corporate initiatives like Vanguard Unmatchable Excellence, Gallup Action Planning, etc.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Minimum two years business experience and one year of industry related experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, and influencing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously. Strong attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Special Factors

You should be aware this will designate you as a Fund Access Person and carries with it certain responsibilities and restrictions. For more information see the following article.

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

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