Data Privacy & Class Action Litigation Associate

Employer
Wilson Elser
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 17, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Ref
317306278
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Wilson Elser's Washington DC office is currently seeking a Data Privacy & Class Action Litigation 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 FirmWilson 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 PositionQualificationsLicensed attorney with 5+ years of legal experience in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy PracticeAdmitted to practice in 2 of the following 3 jurisdictions: the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia Must have excellent research skills (using Lexis and Westlaw)Must have excellent oral and written communication skills (brief writing)Basic knowledge of state and federal privacy laws required (including HIPAA, GLBA, FERPA, CCPA, GDPRA)Technology or IT security background a plusClass action experience a plusTeam-player ResponsibilitiesAssist with defense of privacy lawsuits and data breach class actions filed in state and federal courts nationwideIncident response for cybersecurity and data privacy incidentsAnalysis of state, federal, and international privacy lawsDrafting legal notices of a data breach to individuals and regulatorsResponding to regulatory investigations arising out of a data breachDefending privacy lawsuitsDrafting privacy and security policies and procedures pursuant to HIPAA, GLBA, CCPA, and other statutes Why Should You Apply?Excellent BenefitsProfessional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney TrainingGenerous PTO planExcellent growth and advancement opportunitiesCorporate 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 Data Privacy & Class Action Litigation Associate' 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.by Jobble