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eDiscovery Counsel – San Diego

Put your career into high gear by joining Klinedinst’s eDiscovery practice group. We’re expanding our eDiscovery capabilities to continue meeting the needs of our sophisticated clientele. Klinedinst is looking for an excited, motivated eDiscovery Counsel looking to take their career to the next level. 

The ideal eDiscovery Counsel candidate is ready to take on responsibility, independently handling cases and analyzing complex issues. Specifically, we’re looking for a licensed California attorney with experience working in a litigation environment including thorough knowledge of the litigation process, advanced understanding of the technology supporting litigation efforts and strong knowledge of e-discovery best practices. Candidates must be proficient with Relativity and have working knowledge of Lexis and Westlaw for research. Working knowledge of electronic data collection, processing and productions required. 

Coming to work with a solid work ethic, excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as a commitment to working cohesively with other team members will be critical factors for success in this position. 


  • The ability to review, analyze, summarize, and code voluminous document productions.
  • The ability to sort and select documents and data for purposes of discovery compliance, depositions, mediations, and trial, based on the parameters of the case and issues presented by the case.
  • The ability to identify and select documents critical to the advancement of the defenses of the client, and ability to work with the litigation team to integrate such documents into the litigation plan and case analysis.
  • Conduct document review within the Relativity environment
  • Assist with preparation for depositions, hearings and trials
  • Research case law updates related to eDiscovery issues
  • Provide memos to KPC attorneys regarding relevant case law updates
  • Consult on eDiscovery meet and confer letters/process regarding negotiating search terms, metadata, use and parameters for predictive coding; draft response letters when requested (joint)
  • Consult on ESI Protocols, Production Orders, Protective Orders, and all front-end discovery-related stipulations; draft same (joint)
  • Draft Rule 26f discovery plans and state court related discovery plans for a more detailed look into the discovery process (joint)
  • Organize Initial Document Review Meeting with case team and eDiscovery team to discuss “relevancy scale,” key issues in the case, define issue codes to be used in the review, and provide timeline for review
  • Work with eDiscovery team to ensure QC process and communicate with reviewers regarding potential issues in review consistency
  • Quickly respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, members of the firm and/or the business community.  
    Present information to supervising management, attorneys, clients and opposing parties.
  • Train attorneys on how to use the coding panel before review begins 
  • Ability to interface and engage with outside eDiscovery vendors to advance case team goals.
  • Pay range: $100,000-140,000 per year (depends on experience).


  • Supportive team-based law firm, with excellent support staff
  • Opportunities to grow personally and professionally
  • Chances to work on complex cases with significant responsibilities and client interaction
  • A dynamic culture that embraces opportunities for remote working arrangements
  • Open, honest, and transparent communication within the firm
  • Merit-based compensation

This is the place where goals are set and achieved. Klinedinst PC is consistently recognized by Best Lawyers, Martindale, and Super Lawyers. Hit the ground running and gain solid experience handling complex eDiscovery with some of the most respected and talented attorneys in the business. Pay ranges are provided in compliance with SB1162, California’s pay transparency law; actual pay may vary based on a variety of factors, education, applicable experience, etc.

Please submit your resume today to Recruiters need not apply.

Benefits of a Career at Klinedinst

At Klinedinst, we believe in a fun, yet professional and friendly culture with focus on both the individual and the team. Members of the Klinedinst team have proficiency with Microsoft Office, Interwoven, and a variety of other software packages. In addition, we have a competitive salary and benefit package, including:

  • Multiple Medical and Dental Insurance Options
    • Health Savings Account with employer contribution for those who elect an eligible medical plan
  • Employer sponsored Life Insurance with a voluntary buy up option
  • Employer sponsored Long Term Disability Insurance with a voluntary buy up option
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (125 Cafeteria Plan)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vision Reimbursement Plan*
  • Employer paid parking or transportation reimbursement*
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Advocate
  • Training and career development including MCLE, membership dues for professional associations and approved seminar related expenses
  • Mobile phone reimbursement*
  • Discounts on a variety of merchandise and services including Dell Computers, Financial Services, and Verizon and AT&T wireless services
  • Employer sponsored social events
  • Pet Insurance

* Benefit levels may be capped and/or based on our internal policy and employee classification

Due to the high volume of applications, only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. Recruiters and other third parties need not apply.

KLINEDINST PC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and we will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. KLINEDINST PC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. Learn more about our E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work.