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Counsel, Privacy And Data Protection

Company name

McKesson Corporation

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Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Irving, TX

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

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Jan 10,2018
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection Responsibilities : The candidate will be Serving as a legal subject matter expert on a broad range of privacy and data protection laws, including but not limited to HIPAA, the FTC Act, TCPA, CAN-SPAM Act, state data protection and security breach laws. Overseeing the legal evaluation of data incidents and partnering with other CRE members and internal stakeholders to guide their resolution consistent with applicable law and sound business practices. Developing privacy-related legal standards for enterprise-level policies and training, and supporting the development and implementation of privacy-related business-specific processes and procedures, training, and other controls. Providing privacy-related legal advice concerning business transactions, including performing legal due diligence, recommending appropriate post-integration action steps, and drafting and negotiating applicable language in M&A related contracts and documents. Providing privacy-related legal advice regarding marketing activities and web/mobile privacy notices. Collaborating with internal stakeholders to support the analysis, preparation, drafting and/or negotiation of pertinent aspects of privacy-related provisions within vendor and other 3rd party agreements. Monitoring and evaluating evolving laws, regulations and industry best practices to help maintain compliance and guide the enterprise and its business units toward opportunity. Monitoring and providing strategic legal advice to the Public Affairs team concerning legislative and regulatory developments in emerging areas of data privacy. Manage outside when necessary.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree with excellent academic credentials and member of a state bar in good standing. 6 years as a practicing attorney with a firm and/or in-house experience. Plus factors include experience counseling participants in the healthcare industry, and CIPP or similar professional certification. In-depth knowledge of HIPAA and other health care privacy laws. Bring a depth of knowledge and experience with privacy and data security laws and regulations and will have the ability to translate that knowledge to deliver relevant and actionable guidance to the business. Possess excellent legal judgment and the ability to be both pragmatic/business-oriented and strategic. Be capable of leading or supporting investigations and, upon the identification of root cause, guiding resolution, communicating findings, and advising senior management on risks and appropriate responses. Excel when working independently and collaboratively, have a record of developing strong working relationships with a diverse client base, and lead at all levels across the organization. Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage many projects simultaneously. Must be able to travel up to 20%.

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Hiring Coordinator
McKesson Corporation
6535 State Hwy 161
Irving, TX 75039

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