Job Details

Associate General Counsel

Company name

Emerson Electric Co

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Saint Louis, MO, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Associate General Counsel
The candidate will provide responsibilities include: Provide senior level legal support to Emerson Management, as well as programs and staff functions regarding a wide range of privacy and marketing related issues. Serve as the primary corporate legal contact for global privacy related issues. Provide strategic and day-to-day support and advice to Emerson and its subsidiaries on privacy related issues. Identify and manage outside counsel when needed on privacy related matters. Advise on complaints of alleged violations of privacy rules, regulations, and policies and recommending the appropriate legal response. Advise on the handling of data security incidents and related issues. Advise on ongoing processes for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating, and acting on complaints concerning incidents and/or breaches in privacy policies and procedures. Effectively communicate and present senior leadership with information/updates on privacy matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience in-house or at a law firm, with strong background in global data privacy and security, compliance programs, IT systems, and information governance. Must have experience with product or regulatory counseling related to consumer protection, privacy, compliance, data security, and intellectual property law. Must have experience taking on projects involving different subject matters, and working with cross-functional organizations. Have familiarity with EU works councils/co-determination rights is a plus. Must be admitted to and member in good standing of any state bar (or ability to waive in to become a member). Must have demonstrated organization, facilitation, written and oral communication, and presentation skills. Must have demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening. Must have demonstrated skills in providing excellent service to customers. Must have Microsoft Office proficiency.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 19010288

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Emerson Electric Co
8000 West Florissant Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63136

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