Senior Associate - Incident Response

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary 220000
LocationBasking Ridge
Job type Permanent
Discipline Privacy
Contact NameJake Murray
Remote working Remote

Job description

About Us: My client is a leading law firm specializing in cybersecurity and data privacy. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional legal services to clients navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity incidents and data breaches. Our team is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions and unparalleled expertise to protect our clients' interests in an increasingly digital world.

Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Associate to join our Incident Response team. The Senior Associate will play a pivotal role in advising clients on cybersecurity incident response strategies, managing legal aspects of data breaches, and representing clients in related litigation matters. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented attorney to make a significant impact in the field of cybersecurity law.


  • Provide strategic legal advice to clients on cybersecurity incident response protocols and best practices.
  • Assist clients in developing and implementing incident response plans to mitigate risks and minimize legal exposure.
  • Lead investigations into cybersecurity incidents, including data breaches, ransomware attacks, and unauthorized access.
  • Collaborate with technical experts and forensic teams to gather evidence and assess the scope and impact of security incidents.
  • Draft and negotiate contracts, agreements, and settlement terms related to cybersecurity incidents and data breaches.
  • Represent clients in regulatory investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation arising from cybersecurity incidents.
  • Stay informed about emerging trends, regulations, and legal developments in cybersecurity and data privacy.


  • JD from an accredited law school and active bar membership in good standing.
  • 5+ years of experience practicing law with a focus on cybersecurity, data privacy, or related areas.
  • Proven track record of advising clients on cybersecurity incident response strategies and managing legal aspects of data breaches.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity technologies, threats, and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in litigation, regulatory compliance, or enforcement related to cybersecurity incidents is a plus.