BCG Attorney Search
1-10 yrs required
San Diego, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2023
Dec 22, 2023
An esteemed law firm in San Diego is seeking a dedicated Cybersecurity Associate Attorney to become an essential part of their thriving Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group. The ideal candidate for this position should possess 2+ years of legal experience specializing in Cybersecurity Incident Response and/or Cybersecurity Preparedness. This role offers an exceptional opportunity for legal professionals looking to advance their careers in a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
Key responsibilities include counseling clients on cybersecurity incident response requirements, managing the incident response process, and developing communications strategies while protecting attorney-client privilege. This role also involves assisting in the development of robust cybersecurity and data privacy strategies, preparing incident response plans, and conducting cybersecurity tabletop exercises for clients. The successful candidate will provide specialized advice on cybersecurity and data protection laws, regulations, and compliance matters, staying current on emerging technologies and legislative changes affecting cybersecurity, data privacy, and cyber preparedness.
To excel in this role, candidates should have a strong personal interest in cybersecurity, excellent research and writing skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a team leader. Possessing a J.D. from an accredited law school is essential, and candidates should preferably have an undergraduate degree or professional experience in a technical field, such as computer science, information technology, or cybersecurity. Technical certifications, such as Net+, Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CISSP, GLEG, or equivalent, are also a plus. This position requires a demonstrated understanding of the legal, technical, and organizational requirements for organizations to meet prevailing standards for safeguarding systems and data, as well as the proper licensure to practice law in the United States.
BCG Attorney Search