McDermott Will & Emery LLP has been recognized as the Top Firm to Work For in both The American Lawyer and Vault 2022 rankings. Thats because we put your career on the fast track from day one, helping you hone your legal skills through meaningful work and powerful mentorship.
As part of our ongoing commitment to be #AlwaysBetter for our people, clients and communities, we have created a culture of belonging that champions your individuality and authenticity as both a person and a lawyer. From our top-rated summer program to our award-winning professional development offerings and industry-leading wellness initiatives, we support you through every stage of your life and careerso you can live a life you love both in and outside of the office.
We are seeking a 3rd to 5th year Associate for our Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Area, Open in any US Office – Washington, DC office preferred*.
Description : The position offers front-line, meaningful responsibility to advise clients on a range of US-focused health (including digital health) privacy, security, and other data-related compliance counseling. Responsibilities will include leading projects and direct interface with clients; compliance gap assessments; developing comprehensive compliance programs; drafting policies and procedures (privacy policies, security policies, incident response plans, vendor contracting templates, business guidance, etc.); contract and M&A negotiations; and assisting clients with determining priorities, risks, and implementation of compliance programs. The position will largely involve working one-on-one with supervising partners, but may on occasion involve supervision of paralegals and more junior lawyers. Location is flexible.
Applications should be submitted online via our web apply portal. Questions can be directed to Voula Gaiser, Lateral Associate Recruiting Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
We continue to prioritize the health and safety of our McDermott workforce. Consistent with that commitment, in light of the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread of COVID-19, we require that members of our McDermott workforce be fully vaccinated.
At this time we are not asking you to provide any information about your current vaccination status, whether you would seek a medical or religious accommodation to the policy, or for any other medical information. We are only notifying you of the policy if you are interested in moving forward with the application process.
McDermott Will & Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).