Litigation Data Specialist

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Litigation Data Specialist

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Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

This role is open to our New York, Washington D.C., Dallas, and Houston offices with a preference for our New York and Washington D.C. locations.

The Litigation Data Specialist will work on data collection for various key metrics that are specific to the Firm’s Litigation matters. Under the Client Development & Marketing department, the person in this role will analyze data, identify insights, and present new business opportunities while they collaborate with colleagues across firm departments. The incumbent will support department initiatives and own projects in line with their strengths and passions.

The Litigation Data Specialist reports to the Global Market Intelligence Manager, with a dotted line to the Global Director of Client Development.


Responsibilities include:

  • Review and research Litigation matters as they are opened and oversee tagging choices that are assigned during the matter open process.
  • Complete Litigation matter record in Foundation and ensure the matter record reflects new events and outcomes of the litigation case.
  • Audit, on a quarterly basis, all Litigation-related data tags to ensure that they are accurate throughout the lifecycle of a matter, and that they reflect a real-time view of all GDC Litigation matters.
  • Coordinate closely with the Content, Intelligence and Client Development team to make sure that the data tagging approach remains consistent with their data collection process and complements their efforts.
  • Respond to RFI’s from attorneys, Practice Management and Client Development teams in coordination with the Market Intelligence colleagues.


  • Ability to problem solve and demonstrate ideas clearly through oral and written communication.
  • Familiarity with Life Cycle of a Litigation matter/case.
  • Familiarity with electronic court filings for state and federal district and appellate courts.
  • Understanding of Litigation Practice areas including Antitrust, Securities, White Collar, Intellectual Property, etc.
  • PACER, Westlaw, Courthouse News, Bloomberg Law, Lex Machina proficiency.
  • Foundation database knowledge preferred, or something similar (Content Pilot, etc.).
  • Advanced Excel knowledge required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; JD preferred.
  • Prior experience as a paralegal or managing attorney clerk a plus.



Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $70-100k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all partners, employees and applicants and, in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, matriculation or political affiliation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status or partnership status, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, personal appearance, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, or on any other basis prohibited by law.