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. Candidates must have a J.D. and local bar membership 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 policies, including policies for websites and mobile apps; (iv) assisting with responses to privacy incidents; (v) assisting with responses to regulatory complaints and investigations, and related matters; (vi) assisting with privacy deal due diligence; and (vii) providing general data privacy counsel to clients. Excellent academic credentials and strong analytical and writing skills are required. Prior experience with data privacy law is required.  IAPP certification is a plus.

 To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Aglaia Galimanis, Manager of Lawyer Talent Acquisition; 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.
 
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. 
 
Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons. If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please email humanresources_confidential@dwt.com.
 
The annualized salary range for this position in New York, California, and Washington is $225,000 to $290,000.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on the candidate’s education, training, experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.  Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus and health insurance with an optional HSA, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k), vacation, sick time, 10 paid holidays each year and an employee assistance program.  For full-time employees, the initial sick leave benefit is 80 hours of sick leave per year.  Attorneys generally take approximately three weeks of vacation from work each year, and it may vary depending on the needs of the clients and the firm.  Additional voluntary benefits programs include: voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long-term care, and pet insurance.  Commuter and Transit programs are also available.
 
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