Information Governance Analyst

New York, NY


The Information Governance Analyst provides day to day services in support of Firm and client needs, assuring electronic information is secured and monitored, and IS compliance objectives are met.


  • Provide services relating to governance and assurance for handling of the Firm’s electronic information, including:
  • Review of client guidelines as relate to information security and management, and coordinate with various teams to ensure compliance with requirements
  • Review and assessment of third parties with privileged access to Firm and client information
  • Responding to IS assessments requested by clients, and support of client audits of Firm systems
  • Support of the Firm’s ISO 27001 initiative and 27701 PIMS privacy extension
  • Ownership and upkeep of “data maps” i.e. workflows within the firm that handle personal information
  • Assess handling of matter-specific information within the firm, including:
  • Periodic reviews of business units that administer access management
  • Periodic reviews of privileged access groups
  • Review and monitor sensitive data flows to ensure requirements are legitimate
  • Monitoring and management of Firm data loss prevention technologies, with investigation as appropriate
  • Implementation of legal holds and management of legal hold systems, processes, and data
  • Coordination of data collection from internal systems in support of internal groups
  • Coordination of data transfers for incoming and outgoing attorneys
  • Assist with other information governance and compliance needs for the Firm and clients as needed


  • Expertise in the principles and best practices of information governance and assurance
  • Broad knowledge of compliance tools and processes
  • Experience with writing policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and best practices relating to information assurance
  • Experience responding to internal and external client IT audits
  • Able to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously with professionalism, client service orientation, attention to detail, and sense of urgency
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Bachelors Degree is required
  • At least 4 years direct experience working in information governance and experience working with professionals in an law firm/legal environment
  • Information assurance/compliance certification preferred

Work Requirements

  • On site during normal working hours and available when necessary before or after normal working hours; a flexible schedule is required
  • Required to monitor and respond to email and phone calls after hours and weekends



Salary: Competitive based on experience
Date Active: 04.02.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt