Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Partner Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 335728 |

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Partner

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID NEAF335728

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 8 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Data Privacy - Transactional

2024-07-15 00:50:28

A law firm in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Partner with strong leadership, communication, and business development skills. The ideal candidate will have a portable book of business and be able to step into meaningful client relationships while contributing to the firm's succession plan.



  • Provide leadership and guidance on data privacy and cybersecurity matters to clients.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, serving as a trusted advisor.
  • Advise clients on compliance with data protection laws and regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA.
  • Assist clients in developing and implementing data privacy and cybersecurity policies and procedures.
  • Handle data breach response and incident management.
  • Represent clients in data privacy and cybersecurity litigation and regulatory investigations.
  • Stay current on emerging trends and developments in data privacy and cybersecurity law.
  • Mentor and supervise junior attorneys and staff.



  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exceptional leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be currently licensed in Illinois or eligible to practice law in Illinois through comity or by sitting for the IL Bar exam.
  • Portable book of business required.



Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.



Certification in privacy or cybersecurity (e.g., CIPP, CISSP) is preferred but not required.



  • Extensive experience in data privacy and cybersecurity law.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Strong business development skills.
  • Excellent legal research and writing abilities.
  • Experience managing and leading teams.
  • Proficiency in legal software and technology.


Benefits Offered:

  • Opportunity to step into meaningful client relationships and be a key component of the Firm’s succession plan.
  • Emphasis on professional and business development.
  • Low turnover, collegial, and collaborative environment.
  • Healthcare coverage (medical, vision, dental).
  • Life and long-term disability insurance.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401k and profit sharing.
  • Paid primary and secondary caregiver leave.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits and wellness programs (e.g., in-office gym, massages, 24/7 tele-medicine).
  • Hybrid in-office/remote role.

This small, entrepreneurial firm has established itself in the Chicago market as a leader in providing a unique, wide-range of services to multi-million dollar corporations and wealthy individuals. And because of its international legal exchange network, it is now able to provide its clients with legal services throughout Europe. Prominent wealthy families in Chicago flock to this firm for its legal expertise in representing family businesses. Providing a full range of wealth management services, the firm focuses on tax, financial and estate planning. The firm also boasts a multi-talented real estate practice group which provides a broad range of legal advice to real estate development and management companies. Trial lawyers generally handle traditional corporate disputes, but also specialize in any of labor and employment, environmental, bankruptcy, insurance or product liability. Attorneys interested in family advisory law should look no further.

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