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Contract Government Attorney

Posted Apr 25
New York

Job Description

KLDiscovery, one of the largest national eDiscovery providers, is currently seeking New York licensed corporate litigation attorneys with mid to senior-level experience for immediate openings. The ideal candidate will have experience with taking and defending depositions. This is a hybrid position; remote and on-site work is required.

This is a contract assignment, however, future opportunities involving more substantive work may become available.

Our client prides itself on a proactive, business-oriented approach to servicing their clients.

Project Details

  • Location: New York City
  • Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2024
  • Duration: Long Term
  • Pay rate: $50 Per Hour


  • Must be barred in NY State
  • Must be admitted in Federal Court
  • SDNY or EDNY admission or eligibility for admission by reciprocity is preferred but not required.
  • Accurately review attorneys’ fees timesheets to draft settlement memos.
  • Prior courtroom experience is preferred and should be highlighted on your resume.
  • Substantive legal experience and settlement negotiation experience should be highlighted on your resume.
  • Must be able to commit to 40 hours per week for the duration of the assignment.
  • Strong attention to detail and capability to prioritize tasks.
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to retain complex work direction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What We Offer

  • A friendly and welcoming team-oriented environment
  • Opportunities for career advancement and growth
  • Paid sick and safe leave

Our Cultural Values

Entrepreneurs at heart, we are a customer-first team sharing one goal and one vision. We seek team members who are:

  • Humble - No one is above another; we all work together to meet our client's needs and we acknowledge our own weaknesses
  • Hungry - We all are driven internally to be successful and to continually expand our contribution and impact
  • Smart - We use emotional intelligence when working with one another and with clients

Our culture shapes our actions, our products, and the relationships we forge with our customers.

Who We Are

KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, government agencies and consumers solve complex data challenges. With offices in 40+ locations across 18 countries, we deliver best-in-class eDiscovery, information governance, and data recovery solutions to support the litigation, regulatory compliance, internal investigation and data recovery and management needs of our clients.

Serving clients for over 30 years, KLDiscovery offers data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, electronic discovery and data processing, application software and data hosting for web-based document reviews, and managed document review services. In addition, through its global Ontrack Data Recovery business, KLDiscovery delivers world-class data recovery, email extraction and restoration, data destruction and tape management in the US and around the globe. We are the pioneers of many tools and techniques used in the data recovery industry today.

KLDiscovery has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500) and CEO Chris Weiler was, recognized as a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™. Additionally, KLDiscovery is an Orange-level Relativity Best in Service Partner, a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner, and maintains ISO/IEC 27001 Certified data centers.

KLDiscovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.