Cybersecurity & Privacy Associate

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary 310000
LocationNew York
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameJake Murray
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Detailed Position Description:
This AmLaw25 firm has an exciting opportunity for mid-level (4th - 6th year) Cybersecurity & Privacy associate. The associate’s practice would focus on proactive and reactive privacy and data protection compliance matters, including advising on data security incidents and related regulatory investigations, as well as matters related to complying with contractual and legal obligations related to security.

Desired experiences include advising on:
• Privacy and security obligations;
• State, federal, and international data security incident notification obligations; and
• Defending regulatory investigations related to privacy and security

The ideal candidate will have law firm or in-house privacy and cybersecurity breach response experience, or litigation experience with a demonstrated interest in privacy and cybersecurity breach response work, with an emphasis on the following attributes:

• Exceptional project management skills
• Awareness of data privacy and security laws
• Effective and persuasive writing and oral communication skills
• Ability to manage a fast-paced, complex workload while maintaining priorities and anticipating issues
• Motivation to learn and understand technology and forensic investigations, to be able to both effectively interact with technically-skilled individuals and distill key issues and findings for non-technical business team members
• The professional commitment and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in a collaborative team environment