Description

At Baker & McKenzie LLP, we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,100 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 78 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.

Our Data Privacy and Technology sub - practice group offers a full range of advisory, transactional, and crisis management services in the privacy, data security, and information technology space. We leverage our broad global reach and deep industry knowledge to help clients remain innovative and profitable in this quickly evolving area. Our practice involves helping major players and high growth companies navigate complex legal and commercial risks in social media, data analytics, cloud computing, and other business transformations, as well as in settings where privacy conflicts with other compliance concerns (e.g., internal investigations and e-discovery). Our lawyers bring to bear deep local know-how worldwide to help design sound compliance programs so you can protect critical business interests.

The US offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP seeks an associate attorney for its Privacy and Technology Law practice to sit in Chicago, New York or Washington, DC.

Experience Required

The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of privacy and technology transactions experience in-house or at a large or specialized firm, including advisory (e.g., preparing privacy policies, reviewing social media terms, researching technology law issues, and the like), transactional (e.g., drafting and negotiating technology agreements), and/or crisis management (e.g., responding to a data security incident or a government inquiry from the Federal Trade Commission or State Attorneys General). Experience in all areas not required, but on-going active interest in Privacy and Technology law work expected.

Top academic credentials, strong analytical ability, and excellent communication and writing skills required. To be considered candidates must be admitted to and be a member in good standing of the state bar where they intend to practice law.