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Data Privacy Attorney / Finance - General Attorney in Austin, TX

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Jan 12, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Austin, TX, United States
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Finance >> Finance - General
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Associate General Counsel
The candidate will responsible for Firms Financial products and initiatives, including but not limited to, Novi, Firms Pay, and WhatsApp Payments. Will develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws (including GLBA, state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR and other global privacy laws) and advise on the impact of the same on Firms Financials. Work closely with product counsel and product teams to guide privacy-forward product development and evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions. Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across Firms business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments. Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy and security-related legal matters, including areas related to Firms Financials and other business development opportunities. Help draft and oversee the development and management of Novi, and Payments Products’ terms and data policies. Assist product lawyers in evaluating the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions, and other related guidelines on product features. May be opportunities to manage a team of counsel within the Firms Privacy team.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar. Must have 8+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience. Must have experience advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations, with working knowledge of relevant privacy laws including CCPA and/or GLBA. Experience prioritizing work, providing advice under deadlines, business judgment and client counseling experience is required. Experience with counseling financial institutions (e.g., payment processors, banks, securities firms, insurers, etc.) on privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines are preferred. In-house experience with applicable litigation, regulatory, or product counseling, particularly at a technology company and/or financial institution is a plus. Knowledge of new innovations in financial technology and cryptocurrencies is desired. Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment are preferred. Experience with coaching, training and managing a team is a plus.

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