Data Privacy Attorney

New York, NY

Summary

Our client seeks a talented attorney specializing in data privacy law to join its Legal & Compliance team. This role offers the opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and innovative initiatives within a collegial and collaborative environment that values inclusiveness, rigorous analysis, and creative problem solving.

Responsibilities

You’ll work closely with colleagues in Legal & Compliance and the firm’s technology, Human Capital, and Investor Relations teams to help ensure compliance with applicable data privacy laws and regulations, negotiate the terms of agreements that involve data privacy issues, and advise on the firm’s existing policies regarding handling of personal and sensitive information. You’ll also work on the formation of firm policies with respect to data privacy matters and address issues with respect to data breaches and incident responses.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have a law degree and five or more years of relevant experience at a law firm and/or in-house. This experience should include advising clients on data privacy laws and regulations, including CCPA and GDPR.
  • We seek applicants with a demonstrated record of academic and professional achievement, well-developed analytical abilities, and exceptional communication and organizational skills. In addition, keen attention to detail and proven drafting skills are required.
  • Familiarity with transactional agreements touching on data privacy issues, including software and financial data licenses and benefits-related agreements, is preferred.

Compensation

The expected annual base salary for this position is $250,000 to $300,000. Our client’s compensation and benefits package includes substantial variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire, and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, 401k contribution matching, wellness reimbursement, family building benefits, and a charitable gift match program.

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Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $250,000 - $300,000

Date Active: 2.15.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

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