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Senior Legal Editor, Privacy & Data Security

Company name

Practical Law Company Limited

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Sacramento, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 17,2018

Posted on

Apr 07,2018
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Senior Legal Editor, Privacy & Data Security The candidate will develop ideas for privacy and data security/ protection content for US, UK, and Canadian practitioners and businesses that address global data protection law and practice, which will be published on company’s online services. Establish, maintain, and manage extensive relationships with external law firm contributors who have expertise on privacy and data security/ protection issues. Draft, write and edit resources, including standard form documents, practice guidance notes, and checklists in accordance with Practical Law writing style. Write and edit content for company's companion print magazine. Develop relationships with law firm attorneys, in­house counsel, and industry groups to ensure that Practical Law's content is topical and meets their needs. Support privacy, data security, and data protection content and product development projects. Assist sales team by participating in sales calls and demonstrating service to potential subscribers. Assist marketing team by participating in webinars and creation of educational programs.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree. Must have 6+ years of experience working as a privacy and data security/protection lawyer or privacy or data protection compliance professional in a law firm or in­house. Expertise in a broad spectrum of privacy, data security, and data protection matters within the US, Canada, EU, APAC, and/or Latin American regions including: data privacy and protection laws; a deep understanding of the regulatory environment and practice as it relates to privacy and data security/ protection; development and implementation of privacy and information management and compliance programs, policies and procedures, and training programs that address compliance with laws, including cross­border compliance; privacy, security, and data protection aspects of cross­border transactions, including in the M&A, outsourcing, and other commercial contracting contexts. A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm and in­house counsel and the legal market. English fluency, and a passion for writing and good editing skills, including: very close attention to detail; Impressive command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English; Strong technical drafting skills and ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.

Additional info

Ref: JREQ090254

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Practical Law Company Limited
747 Third Avenue 36th Floor
New York City, NY 10017

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