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Law Firms Move to Attract and Retain Fresh Privacy, Cyber Talent

July 29, 2021, 9:01 AM

Law firms are moving aggressively to recruit new privacy and cybersecurity talent as markets across the country see an uptick in client needs focused around technology matters.

Mid- and large-sized firms are offering educational and leadership opportunities to attract new associates while working to build a legal pipeline that emphasizes diversity and inclusion and fighting the burnout that can drive lawyers away from private practice.

Privacy and cybersecurity remains a hot practice area, with large firms looking to beef up practice groups and boutique or mid-sized firms looking to get a slice of the action as well, said David Schwartz, ...