Data Privacy - Transactional Attorney in Naperville, IL - #1687135

Naperville, IL

Date: 1 week ago
City: Naperville, IL
Contract type: Full time

H1: **** is seeking a Senior Data Privacy Corporate Counsel to join their Legal team.
H2: Join ****'s mission to create a safer digital world, one data point at a time.

Corporate Counsel - Data Privacy: This is a full-time position located in Naperville, IL that is eligible for ****'s Hybrid Work Program. As a member of the Legal team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing ****'s data protection strategy, ensuring compliance with regulations and industry best practices. Your expertise will help maintain the highest standards of data privacy, providing assurance to customers, vendors, and stakeholders that their information is safe.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide input to direct leader on personnel hiring and identify legal issues for responsive action.
- Engage with internal and external parties, suppliers, and counsel regarding relevant areas of expertise.
- Evaluate and analyze legal issues, report findings and recommendations to direct leader.
- Advise on changes to improve team efficiency and effectiveness.
- Keep current on legal issues and communicate updates to the team.
- Perform pre-litigation work independently, minimizing risks and potential legal liability.
- Identify and analyze company procedures to ensure best practices.
- Prepare reports and analyze data to identify exposures and risks.
- Manage strategies for reducing costs and transferring risk.
- Draft legal documents and lead policies and strategic planning related to data privacy.
- Negotiate with key stakeholders and vendors while collaborating with cross-functional business teams.
- Communicate complex legal concepts to a broad range of clients.
- Support Corporate Counsels in providing accurate and timely advice on legal matters.
- Leverage legal expertise and business acumen to support company objectives.
- Train and develop team members.
- Collaborate with team members and communicate relevant information to leadership.
- Uphold security and confidentiality of documents and data.

Job-specific Competencies:
- Consistently demonstrate Mindsets, **** Acts Competencies, and Professional Skills as outlined for the role.
- Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
- Develop written materials for specific purpose and audience.
- Maintain positive relationships with internal and external parties.
- Work cooperatively and collaboratively within a group.
- Understand company history, strategy, and organizational authority.
- Work independently and within a team environment.
- Proficient in legal analysis, drafting, research, and presentation skills.
- Knowledge of United States employment law, contract law, and data privacy law.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Analyze and present complex data.
- Interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of retail industry standards and practices.
- Negotiation skills.
- Apply creative solutions.
- Review data for accuracy and completeness.

Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in a legal environment.
- Experience in a law firm, corporate legal department, or as in-house legal counsel.
- . from an ABA accredited law school required; licensed to practice in Illinois.
- Knowledge of contract law, data privacy, litigation, employment law, and/or commercial disputes.

Physical Requirements:
- Work may be performed in an office or remote office setting.
- Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand, and move from one area to another.
- Constantly use keyboard/mouse.
- Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift, and move up to 25 lbs.

- Domestic travel required, up to 10%.

**** offers competitive wages and benefits, including a 401(k) plan, company matching contributions, employee assistance program, and discount program. Eligible employees also receive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance, generous vacation time, paid parental and caregiver leave, and disability and life insurance options.

Join **** in their commitment to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, they do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon a drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check.

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