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Litigation Manager

$85,000- $115,000/ year
Posted May 06
Full Time
RemoteChicago, Illinois

This is a remote role with the flexibility to work virtually from most places in the United States.

Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

What The Day Will Look Like


  • Serve as principal litigation manager of Aon’s matter management system using TeamConnect or similar software to support matter intake, analysis, and docket management.
  • Produce and analyze budgeting and matter management reports for attorneys and Aon’s business and finance leaders.
  • Lead internal project initiatives and prepare PowerPoint presentations for the Global Litigation team.
  • Support all phases of discovery, including document review and (electronic) document collection and production.
  • Support early case assessment reviews, including targeted document reviews and fact witness interviews.
  • Draft litigation hold notices and subpoena and/or document request responses.
  • Assist with motion practice, tracking of litigation deadlines, and the exchange of information among internal and external counsel, key internal stakeholders, counterparties, and expert consultants.
  • Liaise with external counsel and other legal suppliers to ensure compliance with approved budgets and legal invoicing procedures, and review invoices for accuracy.
  • Liaise with data governance team to ensure compliance with and updates to document retention requirements and procedures.
  • Proactively organize and maintain hard copy and electronic records in accordance with firm policies, legal holds, and case requirements.
  • Access legal documents and resources using Lexis/Nexis, PACER, or other legal databases.
  • Work autonomously with minimal supervision where needed to minimize disruption to senior counsel and business leaders.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.
  • Act ethically, responsibly, and tactfully in compliance with firm policies, including Aon’s Business Code of Conduct.

Skills And Experience That Will Lead To Success


  • B.A. is required.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in corporate litigation practice and/or legal operations involving corporate litigation; combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of all phases of litigation from pre-case assessment to appeal and post-trial work, especially in eDiscovery production.
  • Experience with in-house matter management software such as TeamConnect, etc.
  • Proficiency with Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, PACER and other legal research and docket management tools, as well as with Relativity and other electronic document review platforms.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of our organization.
  • Ability to exercise independent initiative and sound judgment in daily tasks, balance competing priorities, and meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced corporate environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, across various areas, geographies, and levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional organization skills to collect, classify, and synthesize data and information to produce ad hoc reports for Global Litigation team and other internal stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Technology savvy and adaptability to learning new systems and processes. Expected to become subject matter expert for matter management system.
  • Ability to manage litigation team practice resource materials and to “project manage” with respect to team initiatives.
  • Prior experience supervising junior legal and/or administrative staff a plus.

How We Support Our Colleagues

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this SmartWorking!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

We welcome applications from all and provide individuals with disabilities with reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application, interview process and to perform essential job functions once onboard. If you would like to learn more about the reasonable accommodations we provide, email

For positions in San Francisco and Los Angeles, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record in accordance with local Fair Chance ordinances.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

The salary range for this position (intended for U.S. applicants) is $85,000 - $115,000 annually . The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicant’s geographic location.

This position is eligible to participate in one of Aon’s annual incentive plans.

Aon offers a comprehensive package of benefits for full-time and regular part-time colleagues, including, but not limited to: a 401(k) savings plan with employer contributions; an employee stock purchase plan; consideration for long-term incentive awards at Aon’s discretion; medical, dental and vision insurance, various types of leaves of absence, paid time off, including 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, 15 days of paid vacation per year, paid sick leave as provided under state and local paid sick leave laws, short-term disability and optional long-term disability, health savings account, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, employee and dependent life insurance and supplemental life and AD&D insurance; optional personal insurance policies, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, commuter benefits, and an employee assistance program that includes free counseling sessions. Eligibility for benefits is governed by the applicable plan documents and policies.