Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in seven key industry sectors: Technology; Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Transportation, Ports and Maritime; and Indian Country and Alaska Native Corporations. We have offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Salem, and Mountain View, California. Schwabe has a firm culture based on camaraderie, innovation, and a drive to help our clients achieve success.
Schwabe is seeking a highly motivated Privacy Partner to join its team and lead its privacy practice. This position requires 5+ years of experience in the following areas:
Advising clients on their obligations under information privacy laws
Advising on e-mail marketing and online advertising and matters relating to cloud storage
Preparing privacy policies for websites and mobile applications
Negotiating contractual provisions allocating risk between clients and service providers related to personal data, trade secrets, and confidential information
Advising on representations and warranties related to privacy and security in M&A transactions
Advising on incident response planning
The ideal candidate will have:
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from an ABA-accredited law school
Excellent academic credentials and professional references, as well as solid legal research, writing, and communication skills
Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work well in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence
Strong client service ethic
Admission or eligibility for reciprocity to the Oregon State Bar, Washington State Bar, or California State Bar
U.S. and international privacy certifications
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and a writing sample and direct to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration. Inquiries are maintained in confidence.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.