Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Department Profile Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the Firm's invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the Firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world. They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the Firm's business. The Technology, Data Protection & Sourcing Law Group at Morgan Stanley provides legal coverage and advice on technology, commercial contracts, outsourcing, data protection, IT/information security, cybersecurity and intellectual property matters across the Morgan Stanley enterprise globally.
Background on the Position The team is currently seeking a cybersecurity lawyer with significant experience in information and cybersecurity laws and standards (e.g. NIST, CAT, DFS) to be based in New York. Primary Responsibilities Assist in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for cybersecurity, in conformance with applicable international, federal and state laws, rules and guidance. Draft and negotiate security-related contract terms in agreements wherein the Firm is a vendor or a customer. Develop responses to international, federal and state governmental and external client inquiries regarding Morgan Stanley cybersecurity practices. Conduct risk and impact assessments of security operational practices for consistency with legal, regulatory, and Firm policy and procedural requirements. Review internal cybersecurity trainings. Maintain current knowledge of applicable global information and cybersecurity laws and standards.
Skills required J.D. admitted to practice in NY with 5 - 7 years' experience Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner Strong organizational, project management and reporting skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Experience representing financial services firms Ability to manage a multi-jurisdiction practice Ability to work autonomously while being a good team player Ability to respond to the needs of a demanding global client base and manage stakeholder expectations in a fast-paced environment Willingness to continually learn