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Cybersecurity/Data Privacy Incident Response Attorney (Remote)

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Latitude is seeking a Cybersecurity/Data Privacy 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 lawyers should have 3-5 years of cybersecurity experience at a law firm.  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 remote position.

Responsibilities of the Cybersecurity/Data Privacy 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; cybersecurity 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: Remote or Hybrid (Suburbs of Philadelphia, PA) 
Compensation
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.

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

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service flexible legal talent company serving corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. From Fortune Global 100 companies to start-ups and Global 50 law firms to boutiques, clients turn to us for top-tier attorneys and other legal professionals.

Latitude specializes in providing highly skilled former in-house counsel and Big Law attorneys for flexible contract engagements and permanent positions in dozens of practice areas, including commercial contracting, data privacy, M&A, employment, litigation, and more.

Founded in 2013, Latitude has been recognized by Chambers as a leading global flexible legal staffing company and the #1 Legal Recruiter by The National Law Journal.

Permanent Positions
Outstanding legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

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