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Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Associate-SF-Vault/AmLaw Top 25- 3+ yrs exp

Full Time

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Associate


Location: San Francisco, California

Employer: Vault/AmLaw Top 25 Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice

Experience Requirement: 3+ years of experience specializing in providing legal advice on data protection matters. Experience assisting companies with compliance issues in relation to the CCPA/CPRA, GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, the FTC Act and other global privacy laws and regulations (with additional consideration for sector-specific experience in financial services, education, telecom, biometrics, or digital advertising); knowledge of HIPAA, FCRA, GLBA, COPPA, TCPA, CAN-SPAM is beneficial. Must have experience drafting and revising privacy notices, terms of service, incident response plans, information security policies and other data protection policies. Must have Experience drafting and negotiating professional services agreements, vendor/service provider agreements, data processing agreements, cross-border transfer agreements, and other types of commercial agreements involving data sharing. Must have experience in working on corporate transactions in relation to privacy and security-related due diligence and advising. Must have experience in driving data breach preparation, risk mitigation, coordination and responses.

Key Characteristics:

  • Unique opportunity to work on cutting edge matters, gain significant responsibility, and have direct exposure to clients while working with experienced privacy and security attorneys in the U.S. and abroad
  • Must have a deep familiarity with major global and US data protection legal frameworks and technical mastery of the workings of the Internet
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity
  • This is a partner (shareholder) track position
  • IAPP CIPP certification (U.S. and EU) is strongly preferred

Academics: Strong performance in law school

Bar Admission Requirement: Must be admitted to practice, or eligible to waive in to, the jurisdiction in which you will be located

Compensation: Top of market based on office location/experience

Signing Bonus: Yes

Listing Contact:

Ken Klawans, President
Office: 800-200-9950 Ext. 701
Cell/Text: 310-299-1030



Listing ID: 60187R2L

Important note to all potential candidates

Carlyle Search Group recruits for many of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world. These firms have become “biglaw” because they hire the very best and brightest. You should only inquire about this opportunity if you are exceptional.

You must possess ALL of the following if you are seeking to lateral into one of the biglaw firms we work with:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to set priorities, manage expectations and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent/polished legal writing/drafting skills
  • Possesses strong attention to detail
  • Strong people/interpersonal skills including an ability to interface effectively with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to competently and professionally interface with business partners of all levels of seniority
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic/willingness to work hard
  • Dependable
  • High degree of maturity
  • Possesses a strong desire to learn and expand legal skill set
  • Keen interest and enjoyment of complex transactions
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Excellent research abilities
  • Willingness to accept significant responsibility
  • Comfortable working directly with clients
  • Dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality legal services
  • Team player
  • Self-starter who is sharp, quick to pick up new concepts, takes initiative and willing to dig in and become an “expert” as needs arise
  • Flexibility and adaptability with respect to assigned tasks and engagements due to changing deadlines, deliverables, and task priorities
  • Ability to take a practical approach to the practice of law taking into account the dynamics of a deal and the needs of the particular clients
  • Possesses leadership skills
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