The Davidson Group is a leading recruitment agency serving the legal, technical, and financial industries. Each month we highlight some of our best candidates.  Our September 2014 talent showcase includes: 

Candidate #3085056 – Senior Legal Consultant and Counsel – Global Territory

Highly accomplished business executive and attorney who counsels organizations with respect to e-discovery, records management, information governance, data privacy and cybersecurity as Counsel

Relevant Experience:

  • Counsel at AmLaw 20 law firm:  Counseling global organizations on data challenges including privacy, records, information governance, security. Manage e-discovery in litigations from identification thru production, often with the assistance of vendors and consultants. Go-to lawyer for global data privacy issues including managing collections overseas, data migrations to the cloud and elsewhere.  Extensive marketing and pitching of clients.
  • Senior Director and Assistant General Counsel, Digital Investigations Software Company:  Subject matter expert on e-discovery, internal investigations, cybersecurity, network security. Assisted sales teams in Eastern US and Europe reaching decision-makers and conducting high-level meetings with legal, IT, IT security and other stakeholders. Developed marketing campaigns, organized events, dinners and webinars, frequent speaker/moderator/chair at conferences, published articles as thought leadership.
  • Senior Associate at UK Magic Circle law firm:  Co-head of global e-discovery working group, vetted vendors, managed e-discovery projects.
  • Technology Counsel at one of the earliest e-discovery software vendors:  Integral in launch of e-discovery processing offerings in 2000/2001.

Accomplishments:

  • Organized successful monthly E-Discovery and Records Working Group for Financial Institutions at AmLaw 20 law firm, where e-discovery and records lawyers from global banks come to our offices for lunch each month and discuss challenges in a confidential setting.
  • Serve as international e-discovery counsel for a major global pharmaceuticals company, for whom I assist both with particular litigations and government investigations in the US and other jurisdictions, and strategic data initiatives.
  • Have participated, usually in the lead, in over 800 sales/pitch meetings with corporate in-house counsel since 2006.
  • Hold the Certified Information Privacy Professional certification for European data privacy (CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
  • Appointed Executive Director of a prominent New York law institution, building an innovative new academic concentration in data law including privacy, e-discovery, cybersecurity, and information governance. Currently teaching E-Discovery, Digital Evidence/Computer Forensics and Information Governance.
  • Member of the Law Technology News Editorial Advisory Board

For more information regarding this candidate or other candidates with similar qualifications, please contact jobs@davidsongroup.com or call us at 415-893-1020.

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Candidate #4416855 – Sales Hunter – Midwest Territory

Ten plus year sales success history as a sales hunter proving that good sales skills are transferable in industries with no previous sales experience, selling complex Software-as-a-Solution at multiple executive levels.

Relevant Experience and Skills –

  • Develop trust with C-Level and senior executives helping solve their prioritizes goals aligned with the solutions that my organization can provide in a unique and compelling manner
  • Working with multiple buyers, decision makers/influencers within an organization, including IT, Procurement, Sourcing, Finance and Accounting and more
  • Ongoing prospecting through networking, leveraging successful clients and past sales/business relationships, creating local client focused educational seminars with select clients presenting best practices to prospects
  • Ability to profile and prioritize opportunities to develop new business and grow existing account new opportunities
  • Focus on large and medium size opportunities for more predictable and steady sales growth

Accomplishments –

Recent Three Year Sales Performance in industry with no previous sales experience opening new accounts and taking business from competitors

  • Top Gun sales awards for exceeding quota
    • Target $2.9 million Achievement $3.6 million
    • Previous year Target $2 million Achievement $2.3 million
    • Previous year Target $800,000 Achievement $923,000

For more information regarding this candidate or other candidates with similar qualifications, please contact jobs@davidsongroup.com or call us at 415-893-1020.

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Candidate #4927665 – eDiscovery Project Management Professional – West Coast

Project and operations manager with over seven years’ success in planning and managing eDiscovery and reprographics projects serving both law firms and corporations.

Relevant Experience and Accomplishments:

  • Strong knowledge of eDiscovery and litigation support services and technologies, including kCura Relativity, Symantec Clearwell, AD Summation, LexisNexis Concordance, and the IPRO family of products (Suite, eCapture, Allegro, and Eclipse)
  • Adept at all stages of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), excelling in data analysis, processing, and review
  • Trusted operations manager with broad experience including direct supervision of production staff, oversight for payroll, facilities, procurement, vendor management, and key performance indicator reporting
  • IPRO Eclipse administrator training
  • Clearwell administrator training
  • Yearly attendant at industry conferences such as IPRO Innovations and Relativity Fest

For more information regarding this candidate or other candidates with similar qualifications, please contact jobs@davidsongroup.com or call us at 415-893-1020.

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