Job Description Summary:
A Law Firm of More than 350 Attorneys is looking to expand its Chambers-ranked Privacy & Security practice by adding a junior associate with two to four years of experience in privacy and cybersecurity law as it relates to business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other technology transactions, and general commercial contracting. This solicitation is for the firm's Silicon Valley (CA) and New York offices only.

Job Description:
A Law Firm of More than 350 Attorneys is dedicated to serving technology and life sciences companies, from innovators to market leaders in such industries as artificial intelligence, social media, gaming, cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrency, and digital health care. We help companies of all sizes plan for growth and manage the risks associated with the collection, use, and disclosure of consumer, health, financial, employee, and other sensitive information. We provide our clients with comprehensive cybersecurity legal services, from governance, preparedness, and compliance to data breach response, and defense of regulatory investigations and multidistrict class-action litigation.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • A solid understanding of federal privacy laws (e.g., HIPAA, GLBA, FCRA, CAN-SPAM, COPPA, and the FTC Act), state privacy laws (e.g., CCPA), international privacy laws and regimes (e.g., GDPR), and technology and data flows;
  • Experience conducting due diligence for M&A and financings, drafting privacy and security policies, negotiating privacy-related contracts and data processing agreements, providing product counseling, and conducting privacy compliance assessments;
  • Superior academic credentials;
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; and
  • Strong professional references.

Experience with adtech and AI is desirable but not essential.

Exceptional candidates looking to transition to privacy and cybersecurity with experience in either M&A or technology transactions will be considered.

California or New York bar membership (as appropriate) or eligibility to take the next available exam is required.

Applicants should complete our online application and include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

Agency recruiters: please submit separately via your agency's Workday portal.