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Senior Counsel Healthcare Privacy and Data Protection

Company name

McKesson Corporation

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Date Last Verified

Mar 21,2019

Valid Through

Jul 04,2019

Posted on

Jan 03,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Atlanta, GA, United States

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Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Health Care >> Health Care
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Senior Counsel, Healthcare Privacy and Data Protection
The candidate will report to the firm's Privacy Officer and Vice President, Global Privacy and provide privacy law advice in support of the firm's enterprise and its affiliated business units. 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

The candidate must have 10 years as a practicing attorney with a firm and/or in-house experience. Should have Juris Doctor degree with excellent academic credentials and member of a State Bar in good standing. Must have in-depth knowledge of HIPAA and other health care privacy laws. Must have experience counseling participants in the healthcare industry, and CIPP or similar professional certification. Must have 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.

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Hiring Coordinator
McKesson Corporation
3300 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

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