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FTC Division of Litigation Expertise & Evaluation

So we have now been warning you that the newly-constituted FTC is now again to full energy and prone to change into very lively–notably with respect to digital advertising and marketing and telemarketing.

The FTC not too long ago issued its NPRM in search of to require telemarketers to carry 5 years— 5 years!–of information relating to their calling practices (plainly an unconstitutional authorities seizure of personal server area IMO) however that’s simply the prelude. Right here’s the kiss.

The FTC introduced right this moment that it’s hiring Litigation Help Specialists for the Bureau of Client Safety. And simply to pin the tail proper on that donkey–the help is required within the Division of Litigation Expertise & Evaluation. Right here’s how the FTC describes the place:

DLTA performs a central position in BCP’s investigation and litigation of shopper safety issues, together with working with attorneys to evaluate investigatory and discovery wants, managing the technological instruments used to conduct investigations and litigation, and evaluating and implementing rising applied sciences.

And listed below are a number of of the duties for this place:

  • Gives ongoing recommendation and help to authorized workers on making use of and integrating technological capabilities all through each facet of case investigation and litigation.

  • Oversees and manages all e-discovery requests and initiatives from preliminary set-up to supply of the completed product, with a concentrate on shopper relationships and communication.

  • Identifies, formulates, and implements complicated know-how options for digital productions with the intention to enhance general BCP litigation help.

  • Consults with authorized workers to find out the most effective technique and plan for discovery and large information on all issues. Gives recommendation and help to authorized workers on complicated e-discovery points and the usage of litigation help instruments, together with know-how assisted assessment, of their instances.

  • Creates person accounts, customizes workspaces, determines challenge turnaround estimates, and develops challenge specs.

  • Repeatedly screens a number of initiatives in varied instances to make sure deadlines are met. Communicates steadily with case groups to resolve points, together with these involving technical points, and supply standing updates. Works carefully with litigation help specialist information processors to handle the workflow. Ensures initiatives are accomplished in line with case crew and business requirements.

  • Advises attorneys on the specs mandatory for the manufacturing of electronically- saved info. Gives help to attorneys in negotiations with opposing events relating to the manufacturing of information. Attends conferences held pursuant to Rule 26(f) of the Federal Guidelines of Civil Procedures relating to the manufacturing or format of electronically-stored info.

Yeah, they’re coming after digital entrepreneurs and robocallers. 100% likelihood. Count on a pile of latest CIDs over the subsequent few months and years.

See the job posting right here.

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