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Cyber Class Action Litigation Attorney

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Legal
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Wilson Elser's Chicago office is currently seeking a Cyber Class Action Litigation Attorney. This position has opportunity to be fully remote.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with several years of experience who are interested in the growing field of where the law and technology intersect.

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

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of complex litigation experience in State and Federal Courts
  • Class Action litigation experience a plus
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy background a plus
  • Excellent research and writing skills, including drafting briefs and dispositive motions
  • Experience managing large-scale E-Discovery
  • Experience defending in data breach, BIPA, VPPA class actions preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of State and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Member of federal trial bar preferred but not required
  • Highly organized and able to meet deadlines in multiple cases
  • Team player who can work both independently and manage junior attorneys

Responsibilities

  • Assist with defense of privacy lawsuits and data breach class actions filed in state and federal courts nationwide
  • Incident response for cybersecurity and data privacy incidents
  • 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
  • Preparing and responding to written discovery, taking, and defending depositions, and working with expert witnesses
  • Drafting privacy and security policies and procedures pursuant to HIPAA, BIPA, VPPA, 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

Interested?

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 "Cyber Class Action Litigation 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.