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

Bloomberg Law

29 Jul 2021

Miriam Wugmeister and Whitney Lee spoke with Bloomberg Law about the key factors in recruiting and retaining talent in privacy and cybersecurity.

When laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act come out, first-year associates and 30-year partners alike sit down to analyze the text, said Miriam.

“It’s a fantastic area for junior lawyers who are smart and careful and curious to have an opinion and debate,” Miriam continued. “That’s how we get to the best solution for our clients—constantly challenging each other in the most positive way.”

The dynamism of privacy and cybersecurity and the hands-on collaboration that accompanies work in the field is part of what drew Whitney to the practice.

“It’s unique in that you can come in as a junior or mid-level associate and work on an area of the law that’s still developing,” Whitney said. “Associates really do have a seat at the table.”

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