Senior Cyber/Data/Privacy Associate Attorney or Special Counsel Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 317270 | BCGSearch.com

Senior Cyber/Data/Privacy Associate Attorney or Special Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID WBNB317270

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 7 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Data Privacy - Litigation

2024-02-01 23:15:30

A law firm in Chicago is seeking a Senior Cyber/Data/Privacy Associate Attorney or Special Counsel with a focus on regulatory investigations, litigation involving consumer protection issues, and defense of data privacy and security class actions. The ideal candidate will have a high level of academic achievement, the ability to engage directly with clients, lead significant projects, possess general tech fluency, and impeccable analytical and writing skills.

 

Duties:

  • Engage directly with clients and lead significant projects in the areas of regulatory investigations, consumer protection litigation, and data privacy and security class actions.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on complex cyber, data, and privacy issues.
  • Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Provide strategic legal advice to clients on compliance with data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Represent clients in regulatory proceedings and court hearings.

 

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience focusing on regulatory investigations or litigation involving consumer protection issues (State AG, FTC, and other regulatory agencies).
  • Well-versed in defending data privacy and security class actions, including claims under the Stored Communications Act, wiretapping claims, unfair and deceptive trade practices claims, and data breach class actions.
  • High level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school.
  • General tech fluency.
  • Impeccable analytical and writing skills.

 

Education:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) from a nationally recognized law school.

 

Certifications:

Admitted to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction.

 

Skills:

  • Ability to lead and manage significant legal projects.
  • Strong client engagement and communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of cyber, data, and privacy laws and regulations.
  • Legal research and analysis proficiency.
  • Tech fluency.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills.

 

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Health savings account (with the applicable medical plan).
  • Health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and long-term care coverage.
  • Backup care for children and/or adults.
  • Parental support benefits.
  • Firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, and short-term medical benefits.
  • Accrued vacation time at the rate of four weeks per year.
  • Sick time at the rate of two weeks per year.
  • 10 paid holidays each year.

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