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Legal Counsel II - Disputes & Cybersecurity

Boston, MA
Full Time
Job #: 13374BR Exp.: 5 - 8 Years
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
  • Using initiative.

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.

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