What You'll Do Legal Counsel II – Disputes and Cybersecurity is expected to be a seasoned and skilled attorney, able to independently address the full range of global litigation and dispute issues facing BCG and with a particular expertise in cybersecurity.
Help manage company litigation, disputes, and internal investigations.
Collaborate to implement strategy and to counsel executives and teams on all disputes, dispute avoidance, and mediation (substantive areas include, without limitation: bankruptcy, commercial, IP, employment, real estate, construction, and personal injury/tort claims).
Team closely on other areas of controversy within the organization, including employment, conflicts, and similar issues.
Ensure prompt and compliant responses to subpoenas and production requests, including deposition preparation and representing deposition witnesses.
Support BCG’s efforts to proactively address cyber risks across the global organization, including navigating applicable laws and regulations, supporting the management of incident response with a specific focus on establishing attorney-client privilege regarding incident response inquiries, data breaches, or cyberattacks.
Team with BCG’s IT Security function to develop and support needed policies and training.
Assist in selecting and managing external counsel.
Contribute to developing and maintaining Legal Team know-how and templates.
Identify risks and issues; suggest alternative solutions, efficiencies, and processes.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
You're Good at
Understanding our business;
Analysis and creative problem-solving, with an appreciation for striking a practical balance between business and legal objectives;
Quickly, confidently, comfortably and with flexibility dealing with a diverse international set of clients and advisors who often have differing views and/or interests;
Quickly comprehending complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpreting those laws within the context of BCG’s global policies, and being able to explain the laws to various stakeholders;
Driving on-going awareness of legal risk and compliance;
Having a positive, dynamic, client-focused approach to legal practice;
Producing results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment;
Prioritising work and working on tight deadlines, managing own caseload;
Building relationships throughout a loosely structured organization; and
You Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
5-8 years of experience with a U.S. litigation or dispute resolution-focused firm or group with exposure to U.S. cybersecurity issues (broader litigation experience a plus).
Graduate degree in Law (J.D.) from an accredited law school and admitted to practice.
In house experience preferred.
Flexibility and a willingness to work on a variety of topics and issues, both within and outside your defined mandate.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and English fluency.
You'll Work With
Various members of the Legal Team and a number of cohorts and functions across the company, including senior leadership.