A global law firm is seeking a Privacy Professional to ensure the Firm remains compliant with GDPR and other data privacy regulations. This person will work with privacy counsel, general counsel, functional staff leaders and office administrators to establish and drive policies, procedure and best practices. This person will monitor and research national, regional and international data privacy and security laws in conjunction with local counsel. Maintain up-to-date knowledge as laws and regulations evolve, and the needs of the Firm change over time. Proactively identify risks and develop plans to mitigate. Collaborate as an advisor in compliance and operational capacities to all offices and all locations where we conduct business. Engage as a member of the Firm’s privacy governance structure working with the Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Privacy Counsel. Develop and deliver training to staff and attorneys on established privacy and data security practices and materials. Provide specialized training for high risk groups (HR, Finance etc.). Collaborate with Procurement and Contracts team as a stakeholder in vendor selection, negotiation and the compliance processes. Create and lead reporting and audit practices to ensure the Firm is complying with laws and established policies and procedures. Collaborate with Conflicts/New Business team to review outside counsel guidelines and ensure compliance to global data privacy laws. Work with Information Technology team and resources to drive the Firm’s Information Security review and process.
This role can be based in multiple lociations, however the most preferred are: Denver, San Francisco and New York.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master's degree a plus. 10 or more years’ experience in a business environment. Five or more years’ experience managing matters focused on data privacy and security.
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