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Paralegal Privacy Security

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2018

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


New York City, NY
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Paralegal - Privacy & Security Duties: Assist with monitoring developments across statutory regimes at the international, federal, state, and local level, across industries and technical disciplines. Apply subject matter expertise to gather and analyze facts and resources. Develop and manage the Privacy & Security Group’s knowledge base, develop content for blog, and assist in business product development. Manage time sensitive projects, such as data breaches and other incident responses; coordinate filings with regulators. Assist with drafting privacy policies and other legal documents. Accurately and completely record billable time spent and tasks performed in accordance with firm policy and client-imposed billing protocols; enter and release time promptly in compliance with the firm’s announced deadlines.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BA/BS degree; paralegal certificate is preferred. CIPP or IAPP certification is preferred. 3+ years law firm or industry experience in any of the following areas is required: privacy, security, or information governance. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), as well as legal research and document retention databases required; advanced proficiency in Excel, including the ability to work with complex Excel formulas is preferred. Prior experience with eDiscovery is preferred. Experience with knowledge management practices and technology is preferred. Experience with data mapping is preferred. Must be highly organized and proactive, with the ability to work independently and with teams. Willingness to adapt to and learn new technology, software programs, and upgrades. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with clients, attorneys, staff members, and other business contacts, are required. Ability to communicate and handle stressful situations in a professional, calm, courteous manner. Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, service environment. Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize multiple tasks under tight deadlines, and able to work in an efficient and organized manner.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
1633 Broadway
27th Floor
New York City, NY 10019
Fax: 212-489-8340


"A Short Sighted Firm "

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Managers should make sure that some important long term goals are kept to keep things from falling apart too much.

Pros : Everyone here tries to help people make more money each quarter and takes each day one at a time to keep themselves from getting stressed.
Cons : The short sighted thinking does tend to cause problems sometimes for short term gains that could have easily be fixed otherwise.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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