Job Description

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

The ideal candidate will have at least three years of law firm experience, preferably at an AmLaw 200 law firm, and be an active member of the DC Bar or New York 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.(viii) some experience analyzing and applying US privacy law is required. CIPP preferred.

To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Morgan Constable Dufault, Lawyer Recruiting Manager, East Coast; 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 not accepting submissions from third-party recruiters at this time.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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