Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for a junior associate to join its Privacy and Security Practice Group.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years of law firm experience, preferably at an AmLaw 200 law firm, and be an active member of the DC Bar in good standing.  Excellent academic credentials and strong analytical and writing skills are required.  Prior experience with data privacy and security law is highly preferred, but not required.  IAPP certification is a plus. 

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 and reviewing data privacy and security policies, including policies for websites and mobile apps; (iv) assisting with responses to privacy and information security incidents; (v) assisting with responses to regulatory complaints and investigations, and related matters; (vi) assisting with privacy/information security deal due diligence; and (vii) providing general data privacy and security counsel 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 brief writing sample (10 pages max). We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is Davis Wright Tremaine’s policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.



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