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Data Privacy Attorney in Irvine, CA

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 02, 2021

Posted on

Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Irvine, CA, United States
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Director, Privacy Counsel
Responsibilities: Oversight and help lead the company’s global privacy and data protection program, including the development and enhancement of policies, programs, and training; Oversight of privacy issues impacting US operations, including monitoring of legislative developments; Close collaboration with Data Governance and IT Security functions; Close collaboration with business partners to understand business needs and advance appropriate solutions; Review of contracts to assure compliance with privacy and data protection requirements; Assessment of Data Subject Requests under various laws and regulations; Identifying training needs among business stakeholders and developing / presenting training and education regarding privacy requirements and developments; Working in close cooperation with other in-house counsel to coordinate and streamline efforts for global efficiency; Taking primary responsibility for specific projects and/or client groups on matters of moderate to significant complexity; Developing a thorough understanding of and familiarity with Edwards’ business, its people, products, markets, facilities, customers and competitors and use this knowledge in providing guidance and counsel to Edwards business partners; Coordinating with and managing external counsel as required; Performing special assignments or projects if necessary, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent in for positions based outside the United States. 7 years experience of previous related experience in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department is required. Relevant industry experience (e.g., medical device, pharmaceuticals, etc.) or in highly regulated environments is required. Licensed and admitted to practice law in California, or licensed in another US state and eligible as Registered In-House Counsel with California State Bar. Significant demonstrated experience and expertise in US privacy and data protection requirements (HIPAA, CCPA, COPPA, etc.). Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to gain the trust of and form solid relationships with business partners in various functions as well as Legal Department colleagues. Decision-making ability and experience. Problem-solver – able to find practical solutions and provide practical guidance. Accountable and hands-on, self-starter, results-oriented. Desire to deeply understand products and business. Able to manage multiple high-priority projects simultaneously.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiar with requirements for privacy and data protection outside the US, including GDPR and country-level requirements preferred. Familiarity with medical device or pharmaceutical industry preferred.

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