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Counsel data Ethics Policy And Privacy

Company name

Highmark Health

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Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2019

Valid Through

Oct 05,2019

Posted on

Apr 27,2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Counsel (Data Ethics, Policy and Privacy)
Responsibilities: Consistently demonstrate excellent written and oral communications skills in the performance of all job responsibilities. Provide regular legal support for one or more discrete units of the Corporation, and demonstrate increasing knowledge of the Corporation’s business, while retaining the discipline of legal analysis. Maintain positive and effective relations with other members of the Law Department, as well as management and other staff of the Corporation, and outside counsel. Perform legal research and investigate facts Investigate situations and present well-reasoned and creative solutions and alternatives based upon independent legal research and analysis of the facts and the law. Prepare legal memoranda, contracts, pleadings, analyses, correspondences and other relevant documents Provide legal advice to management and staff. Provide accurate legal advice and prepare documents based upon knowledge of federal, state and other applicable law, and the regulatory environment in which the Corporation functions. Provide results of analysis to other attorneys in the Law Department, or, under the direction of a managing attorney or other more experienced attorney, directly to appropriate management and staff of the Corporation. Apply sound business judgment to the provision of legal advice. Manage litigation, transactions or other matters or work cooperatively with outside legal counsel in accordance with the level guide such as: Assist and work cooperatively with outside legal counsel in litigation, transactions and other matters, Work with outside legal counsel in support of one or more projects, May direct the work of outside legal counsel or facilitate the work of outside counsel to address issues effectively and efficiently, including minimizing outside legal counsel fees and expenses, as appropriate, Negotiate with outside parties May participate in any privacy or security committees or workgroups and offering privacy compliance opinions to the committee/workgroup as well as offering alternative approaches to processes which may create vulnerabilities for the company. Maintains and fosters productive relationships between group accounts, consultants, producers and other third-parties.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree. 3 – 5 years of related, progressive experience in one or more areas of relevant specialization. License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or applicable state (DE or WV); or eligible for admission within one year of hire. Law experience in related disciplines, such as insurance regulation, health law, general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, antitrust, employee benefits, intellectual property and litigation. For Privacy Counsel positions only: CIPP Certification or must achieve within one year of employment. Preferred: Privacy experience in a healthcare or health plan environment. Health insurance, third party administrator or health benefits administration experience. Privacy advisory or regulatory experience. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong relationship building skills. Client focused with strong business acumen. Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team. Ability to think strategically and act proactively to create strong trust and confidence with business units. Strong innovative problem-solving capabilities. Keep current on recent developments in the law and develop in-depth knowledge of 1+ areas of the law which are applicable to the Corporation’s business. Observe high standards of confidentiality consistent with all applicable laws, professional standards and requirements of the Corporation. Observe high personal and professional ethics.

Additional info

Job ID: J144409

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Highmark Health
Fifth Avenue Place
120 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3099

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