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Director and Associate General Counsel, Privacy Law - 20946GPA

  • Premier Legal Staffing, Inc.
  • 10/18/20
  • US
  • 00000
  • Full-Time
Premier Legal Staffing, Inc. offers 30 years of excellence in legal placement!

LOCATION: Northern California

One of our premier Bio-pharmaceutical Corporate clients is seeking a Director and Associate General Counsel, Privacy Law for their leading Healthcare Law Group. This is a management position at a cutting-edge technology company. This role offers opportunities to advance and to standout as the companys Privacy subject matter expert. The successful candidate will work within a great team and will be offered an excellent equity and compensation package. This position will manage at least one attorney.


This role entails providing strategic direction to the organization regarding existing and emerging local and global privacy and data protection laws. The chosen candidate will be responsible for counseling on proposed business arrangements and developing innovative approaches and creative solutions. Additional responsibilities include leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive privacy program in accordance with applicable laws to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices, to minimize privacy risk and to ensure the confidentiality of personal data. Counseling on privacy risk assessments/analysis, mitigation, remediation, and investigations involving reports of unauthorized disclosure of personal data is to be expected.

The successful candidate will be a subject matter expert on data protection and privacy that affect the business activities of research-based biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including scientific research involving patient-derived data, clinical trials, patient support services, digital health information, intra- and inter-company business transactions, and sales and marketing. Substantial experience assessing legal risks relating to data protection and privacy while identifying and advising on practical, compliant ways to mitigate such risks is required. Previous experience working with senior-level stakeholders and cross-functional teams in order to achieve results through influence and collaboration is also required. Candidates must have a comprehensive understanding of relevant statutes, regulations, and guidance such as the California Consumer Privacy Act, California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act, other state privacy laws, HIPAA, GDPR, and preferably, TCPA and COPPA. The qualified candidate will have a JD degree and U.S. state bar membership in good standing. CIPP certification is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate excellent leadership ability and experience as a people manager and business acumen.

Candidates must submit their resume at to be considered for the position.

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