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February 15, 2022

National Security Law & Cybersecurity Law Job Postings

  • The ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney at the ABA’s Washington, DC office. The Staff Attorney will split their time 50/50 supporting the work of two entities within the Public Services Division in the ABA DC office. Seeking someone who can undertake substantive legal work for a grant funded project and provide substantive support and expertise to the ABA members and entities. Supervised by a more senior attorney or experienced professional. Position includes research, writing, and speaking. May have supervisory duties of non-attorney staff. Public Services - Staff Attorney 1 - Career Portal (  also copy  [email protected]
  • Director and Associate General Counsel, Cybersecurity Law, Facebook, Washington, DC 
  • Adelaide University (South Australia) Law School is currently advertising for a Post Doc researcherin the area of Cyber Security and Law. It will be a two year contract. Application closes March 1, 2022. 
  • The U.S. Coast Guard has a vacancy GS-0905-15 Supervisory Attorney Vacancy within the Office of Information and Intelligence Law (CG-LII), Washington, DC.  The vacancy announcement position  will remain open until March 2, 2022.
    • Responsibilities: The position will provide supervision, mentoring, oversight and direction to attorneys whom provide the legal services required to support Information and Intelligence Law issues presented by CG missions and operations.
  • The DHS Intelligence Law Division is actively recruiting for a number of Attorney-Advisor positions. Applicants are encouraged to highlight their interest/experience in areas such as domestic intelligence collection/reporting, data utilization and management, counterintelligence operations, or intelligence oversight program management. Application Links are at GS-12/13 and GS-14/15
  • COUNSEL - Democratic Professional Staff Member for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
    • Opening for motivated and energetic lawyer to join small counsel team to support the Chairman and Democratic Committee members in overseeing the Intelligence Community (IC).
    • Required experience with and knowledge of legislative process, Senate procedure, and national security law.
    • Desired experience with and knowledge of issues privacy and civil liberties issues, surveillance law, and the intersection of Title 10 and Title 50 authorities.
    • Responsibilities include analyzing a broad range of legal matters that affect the Intelligence Community (e.g., regarding counterintelligence, appropriations law, covert action), including but not limited to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and being a central player in the development and negotiation of the annual Intelligence Authorization Act. • Applicants must have a record of leadership and initiative. • The position requires strategic thinking, the ability to work both independently, demonstrated ability to work in a bipartisan manner, and outstanding oral and written communication skills. • The ideal candidates must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while retaining their perspective and sense of humor as to the task at hand. • J.D. with a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction is required. • The ideal candidate will have at least five years post-law school experience, preferably in government or another congressional committee.
    • An active TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance required. • No recent graduates please.
    • Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to [email protected] indicating job referral “Counsel” in the subject line.