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Cyber Security Associate Attorney

Company: Wilson Elser
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Wilson Elser's Washington DC office is currently seeking an Associate to join the firm's growing national Cyber Security & Data Privacy practice to handle data breaches and incident response.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with several years of experience who are interested in the growing field of where the law and technology intersect.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 41 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position


  • Licensed attorney with minimum 3+ years legal experience to join national Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice
  • Basic knowledge of HIPAA, GLBA, FERPA, CCPA, GDPR and other privacy laws required
  • Technology, healthcare, litigation, and/or compliance backgrounds a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Client facing with direct contact to senior management executives
  • Admitted to practice in 2 of the following 3 jurisdictions: the District of Columbia, Maryland and VirginiaResponsibilities
    • Incident response for cybersecurity and data privacy incidents
    • Analysis of state, federal, and international privacy laws
    • Drafting legal notices of a data breach to individuals and regulators
    • Responding to regulatory investigations arising out of a data breach
    • Defending privacy lawsuits
    • Drafting privacy and security policies and procedures pursuant to HIPAA, GLBA, CCPA, and other statutesWhy Should You Apply?
      • Excellent Benefits
      • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
      • Generous PTO plan
      • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
      • Corporate Discount PlansInterested?
        Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "Washington DC Cyber Security Associate Attorney" in the subject line.

        We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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