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Information Technology Attorney in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

McKesson Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Information Technology

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Jan 10,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2017

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Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection The candidate as a subject matter expert on Privacy and Data Protection, Privacy Counsel will report to the company Privacy Officer and Vice President, Global Privacy and provide privacy law advice in support of the company enterprise and its affiliated business units. Privacy Counsel will play a key role in company’s enterprise-wide risk evaluation and mitigation strategy for privacy and data protection, as a member of the Global Privacy Office within the Compliance, Regulatory and Ethics Organization, and in collaboration with Business Unit Attorneys, Business Unit Compliance Officers, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Corporate IT, Information Security and Risk Management, and other key internal stakeholders. Must be serving as a legal subject matter expert on a broad range of privacy and data protection laws, including to HIPAA, the FTC Act, TCPA, CAN-SPAM Act, state data protection and security breach laws. Overseeing the legal evaluation of data incidents and partnering with other CRE members and internal stakeholders to guide their resolution consistent with applicable law and sound business practices. Developing privacy-related legal standards for enterprise-level policies and training, and supporting the development and implementation of privacy-related business-specific processes and procedures, training, and other controls. Providing privacy-related legal advice concerning business transactions, including performing legal due diligence, recommending appropriate post-integration action steps, and drafting and negotiating applicable language in MandA related contracts and documents. Providing privacy-related legal advice regarding marketing activities and web/mobile privacy notices. Collaborating with internal stakeholders to support the analysis, preparation, drafting and/or negotiation of pertinent aspects of privacy-related provisions within vendor and other 3rd party agreements. Monitoring and evaluating evolving laws, regulations and industry best practices to help maintain compliance and guide the enterprise and its business units toward opportunity. Monitoring and providing strategic legal advice to the Public Affairs team concerning legislative and regulatory developments in emerging areas of data privacy. Manage outside when necessary. Must be able to travel up to 20%.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree with excellent academic credentials and member of a state Bar in good standing. Must bring a depth of knowledge and experience with privacy and data security laws and regulations and will have the ability to translate that knowledge to deliver relevant and actionable guidance to the business. Should be capable of leading or supporting investigations and, upon the identification of root cause, guiding resolution, communicating findings, and advising senior management on risks and appropriate responses. Should have 6 years of experience as a practicing attorney with a firm and/or in-house experience. Plus factors include experience counseling participants in the healthcare industry, and CIPP or similar professional certification. Must have In-depth knowledge of HIPAA and other health care privacy laws.

Additional info

ReF: 17002382

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McKesson Corporation
3300 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30305