Job Description

The Washington D.C. office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a senior associate or counsel to join its Privacy and Security Practice Group.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of privacy and security experience, including incident and breach response, and will have a demonstrated interest in information security risk management.  To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter and is highly detail-oriented. 

Excellent communication skills, academic credentials and strong analytical and writing skills are required.  An IT background or demonstrated technical interest is preferred and IAPP certification is a plus.  Active membership in the DC Bar in good standing is preferred or at least plans to become a member of the DC Bar in the near future.

Among other duties, this position may include: (i) researching legal principles and precedents; (ii) drafting and negotiating data use agreements and various non-disclosure agreements;  (iii) drafting information security policies and procedures; (iv) drafting and reviewing data privacy policies, including data privacy policies for websites and mobile apps; (v) assisting with information security risk assessments; (vi) assisting with responses to privacy and information security incidents; (vii) assisting with responses to regulatory complaints and investigations, and related matters; and (viii) providing general data privacy and security counseling to clients.

To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a 5-10 page writing sample. We would appreciate you specifying where you heard about this position.

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