Davis Wright Tremaine

New York, NY

Data Security Associate - Junior to Mid-level - Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, Seattle or San Francisco

Posted 15 days ago

Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a junior to mid-level data security associate attorney to join its Privacy and Security Practice. We are open to applicants in the markets above. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of law firm experience, preferably at an AmLaw 200 law firm. Excellent academic credentials and strong analytical and writing skills are required. Prior experience with data security law is required. Demonstrated ability in leadership, crisis management, and prior industry experience are a plus.

The lawyer filling this position will: (i) participate in internal investigations, (ii) draft security policies and procedures, (iii) conduct research on novel legal questions, (iv) assist in merger and acquisition due diligence, (v) draft responses to regulatory inquiries, and (vi) help clients prepare for and respond to security incidents.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each clients and each lawyers work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.
To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Morgan Dufault, Manager of Lawyer Talent Acquisition, resume, a copy of your law transcript, and a brief writing sample.

We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.

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