Information Governance Manager

$160,000 - $180,000 yearly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 138115
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LaSalle Network is partnering with a leading law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to their clients. With a focus on excellence and innovation, they strive to deliver strategic solutions that meet clients' unique needs. As they continue to grow and expand their operations, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Information Governance Manager to join their team. This position is based out of our client’s office in downtown Chicago, IL. Remote work options may be available based on company policies and business needs.

As the Information Governance Manager, you will play a critical role in developing and implementing our client’s firm's information governance program. You will work closely with legal professionals and support staff to establish policies, procedures and best practices for managing and protecting sensitive legal data. This role requires a strategic thinker with strong leadership skills and a deep understanding of information management principles and regulatory requirements within the legal industry.

Information Governance Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement an information governance strategy tailored to the unique needs of a law firm, ensuring alignment with industry regulations and standards
  • Establish policies, procedures and standards for data classification, retention and disposal, taking into account the specific requirements of legal and regulatory compliance (e.g., attorney-client privilege, confidentiality)
  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, IT and other stakeholders to ensure that information governance practices meet the firm's legal and ethical obligations
  • Lead efforts to assess, inventory and catalog data assets across the firm, including case files, contracts and other legal documents
  • Oversee data quality initiatives to maintain the accuracy, integrity and confidentiality of legal data, implementing appropriate controls and safeguards
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with information governance policies and procedures through regular audits, training and awareness programs
  • Stay informed about emerging trends, technologies and regulatory developments in information governance and data privacy within the legal industry

Information Governance Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in information management, information technology, business administration or related field; Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in information governance, data management or related roles within a law firm or legal environment
  • Strong understanding of information governance principles, data privacy regulations and industry standards relevant to the legal profession
  • Experience developing and implementing information governance policies, procedures and best practices within a law firm setting
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with legal professionals and support staff
  • Proven leadership abilities with a track record of successfully leading cross-functional teams and driving results in a legal environment
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Certified Information Professional, Certified Information Governance Professional) a plus

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Kelsey Person
Associate Principal
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.