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Counsel Privacy

Company name

Interpublic Group

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2019

Valid Through

Oct 03,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Counsel, Privacy
The candidate will be part of the Global Privacy and Data Protection legal team responsible for providing privacy and data security legal advice to support Interpublic Group (“IPG”) and its advertising agencies. Advise on global privacy and data protection regulations, including the requirements of GDPR and CCPA, as well as government investigations and enforcement actions for alleged data privacy and security violations. Evaluate and advise on potential privacy risks and compliance obligations, including developing mechanisms to support IPG and its agencies with client services and business initiatives. Draft, review and negotiate complex information privacy and security contractual provisions with local and global clients and third party vendors, including data processing agreements. Conduct privacy and data protection third party vendor assessments and respond to client questionnaires and inquiries. Assist with EU and Swiss U.S. Privacy Shield certifications and HIPAA compliance. Draft privacy and data protection policies, procedures and notices. Actively monitor and advise on global privacy and data protection legal developments and emerging risks. Advise on data privacy incident response process and provide legal advice on investigations and responding to incidents. Prepare and conduct privacy training and ongoing awareness campaigns throughout the organization. Assist with building a Global Privacy & Data Protection Program, including attending relevant governance meetings, and liaising with privacy champions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a JD degree from an ABA accredited law school. Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), is a plus. Should have 2-5 years of relevant data privacy experience at a law firm, in-house, and/or in the government, sector experience with advertising/media agencies, digital publishers, and advertising technology vendors. Should be well-versed in identifying and assessing risk and finding practical solutions. Must have in-depth knowledge of global privacy and data protection regulations and the ability to advise ambitious business teams on privacy and security issues in advertising, marketing, and media solutions in all forms of media, including digital and social. Membership in the New York State Bar or the necessary qualifications to register as in-house counsel is essential. Subject matter expertise and experience advising on global privacy and data protection laws, regulations, and industry standards is essential. Knowledge and understanding of data use cases in the advertising, media or marketing industry (e.g., programmatic, interest-based advertising) is needed. Strong communication, writing, presentation, analytical and negotiation skills is essential.

Additional info

Job Number: 011754.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Interpublic Group
1114 Avenue of The Americas
New York City, NY 10036

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