Senior Corporate Counsel, Privacy

Expertise:

Location:

Expertise:

Location:

Privacy

Los Angeles or Remote (U.S.)

Privacy

Los Angeles or Remote (U.S.)

Our client, a rapidly growing, mission-driven, education technology company, has exclusively retained Solutus to assist in their hiring an experienced privacy attorney to join its growing legal team.

The person in this role will advise and collaborate with all levels of the business, including the leadership team, on privacy matters from product features to data obligations to customer messaging.  This Senior Counsel will be the company’s in-house legal specialist with expertise on all applicable state and federal privacy laws, including children’s data privacy, consumer privacy, employee privacy, and security privacy laws.

The ideal candidate will have 6+ years of experience at a law firm or technology company and strong experience applying privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines. CIPP certified is preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the management and development of the company’s global privacy program, including developing necessary frameworks and processes to scale, in collaboration with the Head of Privacy
  • Developing a proactive, privacy-by-design strategy in advising the company about all aspects of relevant privacy laws and regulations
  • Providing privacy expertise on relevant privacy laws and regulations, including applicable student data privacy, children’s data privacy, consumer privacy, marketing privacy, employee privacy, and security privacy laws
  • Advising and collaborating with the company’s business partners, including the product, people, leadership, and marketing teams
  • Actively monitoring developments in applicable privacy laws and regulations
  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating privacy and data security terms in contracts with business partners and vendors, including data processing agreements and data protection terms
  • Assisting in the implementation of privacy requirements for corporate initiatives and vendor agreements that involve the collection and use of employee or school data
  • Advising on data privacy incidents, including investigation to remediation
  • Providing privacy expertise in diligence in any M&A activity

The company’s culture is collaborative, cohesive and mission driven. Compensation is competitive and includes excellent benefits.

This is a fantastic opportunity and Solutus Legal Search is thrilled to be working with the company on an exclusive basis for this search partnership. Interested candidates may contact us at search@solutuslegal.com. Candidates applying directly to the company will be redirected to Solutus for consideration.

Ref. #759-SLS

 

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