Privacy and data security law are no longer niche practice areas. Many law schools now offer classes to give students a substantive background on these topics, most large law firms have established privacy and cybersecurity practice groups, and business is booming for boutique firms focused in these practice areas.

Because of the specialized nature of this work, however, young attorneys may wonder how they can break into the field and develop a sustained practice in this area. This article will offer guidance on how to find opportunities to build and grow a practice in privacy and data security.

  • Do you need a technical background?