Privacy Associate

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Posted On: 03.11.2014
Department: Associate
Office: Boston, MA

The Boston office of Mintz Levin is seeking an associate with 4 to 6 years of experience to join our Privacy and Data Security Group.



  • Successful top-tier law school graduate with a minimum of 4 years of hands-on privacy and data security experience. Transactional experience preferred. Experience with law enforcement and international experience also preferred.
  • The candidate must have a demonstrated background in privacy, data security and technology law and practice, including a strong substantive knowledge of US privacy law and self-regulatory schemes (state laws, financial services, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, DMA, NIST, etc.), including emerging trends in the various states, and a working knowledge of international data protection laws.
  • Excellent facility with online, mobile and other emerging technologies and the effect on privacy and security issues is required.
  • Essential skills include exceptional written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good judgment, a team-oriented attitude, solid interpersonal and analytical skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects across multiple clients at one time.
  • Maturity of judgment with a business focused attitude and an ability to provide innovative and practical legal advice.
  • Working well under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision.
  • Handling a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and anticipating issues.
  • Providing quality service in a productive manner.

CIPP certification is strongly preferred.  CISSP certification is a plus.