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Cybersecurity and Data Protection Associate General Counsel

The Opportunity:

Are you passionate about combining your cybersecurity and data protection expertise with big picture business thinking to empower innovation, drive critical missions, and deliver enduring growth and value? At Booz Allen, you’ll join a team of experienced professionals motivated to excel and realize values-driven change for our clients, colleagues, and communities. We bring bold thinking to complex challenges across analytics and artificial intelligence, cyber, digital solutions, engineering, and consulting, and with industries ranging from defense and national security to health, energy to international development.

As a member of our Data Privacy and Security team, you’ll help propel our forward-thinking and purpose-driven team as we advance our clients’ missions. As Associate General Counsel, you will have direct responsibility for legal matters related to Booz Allen’s cybersecurity and data protection program and activities.  You will advise Booz Allen and its businesses on all aspects of cybersecurity law, focusing on compliance, policy, incident response, transactions and contracts. You will provide day-to-day legal support to the Enterprise Technology Services and Solutions (ETSS) team and advise on processes and controls to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and contract requirements. You’ll establish trusted partnerships across the firm and collaborate with fellow members of the Legal, Ethics & Compliance team to protect and advance the company while navigating the complex, multifaceted, and often novel legal and compliance risks we face today. Guided by Booz Allen’s purpose and values, together we’ll anticipate and proactively prepare for the issues we’ll encounter tomorrow. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Work with us as we empower the future.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience practicing cybersecurity law in a law firm or corporate environment
  • Experience in U.S. and global cybersecurity requirements and data protection laws applicable to publicly traded companies that perform work for government and commercial customers
  • Experience providing legal and strategic advice on cybersecurity and data protection issues, including current and evolving regulatory and contractual obligations, incident response, cyber risk identification and mitigation efforts, and cybersecurity insurance matters
  • Experience advising on contractual requirements
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams to evaluate risks and root causes, and to aid in designing and implementing practical mitigation strategies or action plans
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity aspects of U.S. government acquisition regulations such as FAR, DFARS, or HSAR and the NIST Cyber Security and Risk Management Frameworks
  • Ability to listen actively and ensure that the right questions are being asked and answered
  • Ability to translate legalese or regulations into succinct, clear, and workable business solutions
  • Ability to execute against clear goals, priorities, and success metrics and KPIs, and manage against program plans
  • J.D. and active bar admission with any U.S. state bar or the District of Columbia

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience providing advice on procedures and processes relating to data governance, cloud-related issues and governance, and other areas of emerging technology
  • Experience advising on processes and procedures related to artificial intelligence governance
  • Experience with implementing cybersecurity compliance, including training, communications, risk assessments, audits, concern reporting, and investigations
  • Experience advising on cybersecurity aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide integrated and durable solutions
  • Experience with working under pressure, managing multiple complex matters simultaneously, and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $153,400.00 to $285,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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