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Truist Assistant General Counsel /e-Discovery in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Truist is looking for an attorney to join the e-Discovery team which is responsible for proactively and efficiently managing e-Discovery obligations for a wide variety of litigation and other matters as well as overseeing the overall e-Discovery program strategy and requirements for the Truist Legal Department.

Hybrid opportunity to be located in either Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, Richmond, VA or Winston Salem, NC

Job Description


Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Manage e-Discovery obligations for a fluctuating workflow of diverse cases, understanding the needs and obligations of each, under the supervision of another attorney.

  2. Thorough understanding of all phases of discovery in litigation (EDRM) and administrator level proficiency in e-Discovery document review applications.

  3. Strategizing and advising on litigation discovery documentation - including ESI protocols, protective orders, clawback agreements, privilege logs and document review guidelines.

  4. Acting as a liaison on e-Discovery between in-house counsel, internal IT, and outside counsel and vendors.

  5. Performing document collection interviews with custodians of all corporate levels and across all lines of business.

  6. Performing early case assessment of document sets by applying knowledge of legal concepts and case-level factual understanding.

  7. Detailed knowledge of all privileges and bases for withholding documents from production sets, specifically as they apply to financial industry.

  8. Developing and executing general and case-specific quality control protocols for document production sets.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Position is being posted as a multi-level posting and based on candidate's relevant work experience will be aligned to the appropriate job grade.*

GR 111 or GR 112

  1. Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and licensed to practice law in good standing

  2. Minimum 3-5 years of post-bar experience in a law firm, government, and/or corporate settings

  3. Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

  4. Ability to prioritize matters, utilize time management skills, and move between matters fluidly

  5. Ability to handle a heavy workload, manage stress effectively and meet critical deadlines

  6. Team-oriented mentality and excellent interpersonal skills

  7. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products




Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)


Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)


Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)


Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)


Up to 10 lbs.

Visual / Audio / Speaking

Able to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.

Manual Dexterity / Keyboarding

Able to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.


Able to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need.


Minimal and up to 10%

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site (

. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Truist is a Drug Free Workplace.

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