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Discovery Paralegal - Mid (TS, SCI eligibility)




Washington, Washington DC, United States


Work Where it Matters

SAVA, an Akima company, is not just another global services contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At SAVA, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , SAVA provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , SAVA delivers global solutions that enhance business processes, lower costs, and take on today’s missions with greater opportunity, agility, and strength.

As a SAVA employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Discovery Paralegal – MID provides professional, accurate, timely, and reliable support to the OGC-LITB, FBI operational and administrative divisions, field offices, DOJ, other government agencies, and shall be responsible for the various tasks, outlined below. Quoters will work using a collaborative approach consistent with other DMS teams to perform legal document reviews and redactions on matters as assigned, following established FBI standards and practices, and using commercial electronic document review platforms and tools provided by the FBI. Quoter work product may be subject to one or more rounds of peer quality and supervisory review prior to production.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and interprets requests from customers.
  • Researches, locates, and gathers material responsive to DMS requests including conducting outreach and informal interviews to respond to document requests and interrogatories.
  • Assists in preparation of declarations.
  • Scans paper materials to save as an image file (e.g., .PDF)
  • Conducts responsiveness reviews of both ESI and paper materials.
  • Conducts legal privilege reviews using Symantec Clearwell, Adobe Pro with Redax, or other document review platforms provided by the FBI.
  • Analyzes documents and proficiently apply deletion codes to diverse types of privileged information.
  • Reviews the work of peers for accuracy and provide constructive edits to ensure quality and thoroughness of review and processing.
  • Supports effective teams to foster teamwork and planning and decision making.
  • Organizes and maintains accurate records of assigned requests. This includes keeping detailed case notes, utilizing discovery plans, using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and entering case information into appropriate databases.
  • Prepares electronic and/or paper releases for release to customers.
  • Provides a high degree of professionalism and customer service in all interactions with DMS customers.
  • Prioritizes and schedule projects to accomplish objectives.
  • Represents the FBI in challenging situations.
  • Coordinates classification reviews with subject matter experts.
  • Maintains close collaboration of projects with discovery team members.
  • Serves as consultant to government employees regarding privilege application and document production.
  • Communicates with employees at all levels of the FBI to complete projects with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Provides weekly statuses to management and periodic updates to Assistant General Counsels and other DMS customers.
  • Conducts searches of FBI systems and databases to retrieve responsive documents or files (i.e. Sentinel, Internal Policy Office Policy Library and Policy Archives)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of paralegal experience
  • 2+ year experience discovery/ e-discovery
  • Active Top-Secret clearance with SSBI.
  • One or more years of progressively more responsible experience performing privilege and other substantive reviews on litigation support projects. Comparable combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • One to two years of progressively more responsible experience reviewing electronic and paper materials for privilege on litigation support projects involving paper documents and electronic files.
  • Using an eDiscovery review platform (e.g., Clearwell, Relativity) to accurately identify and redact privileged information.
  • Researching and drafting responses to interrogatories.
  • Obtain documents for document collection and production.
  • Productively communicating and driving litigation projects forward with clients and/or attorneys.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and coordination.
  • Demonstrated excellent computer skills in MS Office Suite Products, document review and fil management systems, and imaging.
  • Shall have excellent Microsoft Office skills (specifically, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Preferred PLS certificate/AA

Posted Salary Range


Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Legal/Risk

Travel: None

Organization: SAVA

Clearance: TS/SCI

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3688