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CACI International Law Clerk I – Filter Privilege Review with SMU in Alexandria, Virginia

Law Clerk I – Filter Privilege Review with SMU

Job Category: Service Contract Act

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: DOJ MBI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do

  • Assist with document review using Relativity, Cellebrite, and Axiom review platforms.

  • Examine protocol materials, warrants, and other legal work product and filings specific to each matter.

  • Review and identify potentially privileged material containing attorney work product, attorney-client privilege, spousal privilege, and common interest privilege, as applicable.

  • Work closely with Fraud Section Special Matters Unit attorneys to ensure potentially privileged documents are properly quarantined from the investigation and prosecution teams.

  • Communicate key issues and notable documents with team.

More About the Role

Immediate need for Law Clerk I for ongoing document review projects assisting large scale white-collar fraud investigations in support of CACI's contract with the DOJ, Criminal Division.

The Criminal Division’s Fraud Section plays a unique and essential role in the Department’s fight against sophisticated economic crime. The Section is a front-line litigating unit that acts as a rapid response team, investigating and prosecuting complex white-collar crime cases throughout the country. The Section is uniquely qualified to act in that capacity based on its vast experience with sophisticated fraud schemes; its expertise in managing complex and multi-district litigation; and its ability to deploy resources effectively to address law enforcement priorities and respond to geographically shifting crime problems. These capabilities are an essential complement to the efforts of the United States Attorneys’ Offices to combat white-collar crime. The Section frequently coordinates interagency and multi-district investigations and international enforcement efforts. The investigations are complex and often result in the collection of millions of pages of documents per case.

Because many of the FRD Section cases’ targets and subjects involve the use of private law firms, the Section’s investigations are frequently confronted with issues concerning the applicability of attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine over materials obtained during the investigations. These privilege issues can be complex and require a review of these materials through a “filter review” process, whereby attorneys who are walled off from the investigation team review potentially privileged materials to determine whether a valid claim of privilege may be asserted.

The team reviews potentially privileged materials to determine whether a valid claim of attorney-client privilege or work product may be asserted, and to determine whether any exceptions to the privilege may apply.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Law Degree.

  • Sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources (including Westlaw and Lexis).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures, resources, and databases (including Relativity)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOJ MBI clearance.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Relativity, Axiom, and Cellebrite experience strongly preferred.

  • Foreign language fluency desired

  • Leadership experience in small team environments preferred.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.