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Senior Cyber Incident Response Attorney

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Wilson Elser is currently seeking a Senior Cyber Incident Response Attorney.

This is an excellent opportunity for lawyers with strong cyber security experience who are looking to take on a leadership role within a team that specializes in rapid response to data breaches and other significant cyber incidents. This is a fully remote position, so national candidates are considered for this position.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 1100 attorneys, across 44 offices across the United States. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firm.

The Position


  • 5+ years legal experience
  • 3+ years of experience in data privacy and security, with particular focus on data breach and incident response
  • Strong knowledge of data breach and privacy laws (HIPAA, GLBA, FERPA, CCPA, GDPR, etc.)
  • IT or technical background a plus
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player


  • Incident response for cybersecurity and data privacy incidents
  • Taking lead responsibility in responding to clients and carriers, and overseeing breach response work by Associates
  • Analysis of state, federal, and international privacy laws
  • Drafting legal notices of a data breach to individuals and regulators
  • Responding to regulatory investigations arising out of a data breach
  • Defending privacy lawsuits
  • Drafting privacy and security policies and procedures pursuant to HIPAA, GLBA, CCPA, and other statutes

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Unlimited PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $150,000+.Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.


Wilson Elser is a firm focused on its commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting " Senior Cyber Incident Response Attorney" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by the law.