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Cyber Incident Response Attorney

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Latitude is seeking a Cyber Incident Response Attorney to join the first-party incident response team of a dynamic mid-sized firm to assist clients in the diverse and quickly evolving field of data privacy and information security liability. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a niche law firm focused exclusively on counseling organizations in the context of data privacy, including incident response, regulatory investigation, single-plaintiff and class action litigation compliance. Interested candidates should have 3-5 years of cybersecurity experience.  Exceptional analytical, written, communication, and preparation skills are a must, plus a focused attention to detail. Candidates can be licensed to practice and in good standing in their state of residence. This is a hybrid position in the Philadelphia area; open to remote.

Responsibilities of the Cyber Incident Response Attorney:
  • Work in a highly collaborative, team environment to provide legal counsel to organizations investigating and responding to data privacy and cybersecurity incidents
  • Collect information needed to understand the issue and scope of each situation, engage and direct experts needed to appropriately investigate and respond to the event, and communicate to regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies, and other third-parties as needed while advising clients throughout the investigation
  • Due to the unpredictable nature of cybersecurity events, all partners and associates participate in a rotating on-call schedule to provide crisis management support to client
Requirements for the Cyber Incident Response Attorney:
  • 3-5 years of legal experience; cyber experience is preferred but would consider someone with willingness to learn/be trained in cyber law
  • Licensed to practice in any U.S. state
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Exceptional analytical, written, communication, and preparation skills, plus focused attention to detail are key to performing well in this highly responsive environment
  • Initiative and the ability to independently maintain your own caseload
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional law firm setting
  • Excellent written and oral advocacy skills
Position Details of the Cyber Incident Response Attorney:
  • Type of Role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Hybrid (Philadelphia, PA) or Remote
The salary range for this role is $120,000 to $165,000 or more. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided.

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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