Counsel, Corporate Transactions
New York, NY
ViacomCBS is seeking a talented, experienced and creative privacy lawyer to assist with a broad range of privacy, information security and privacy compliance initiatives. The role involves advising internal clients on the various legal risks, obligations, and other privacy compliance issues. The Counsel, Privacy will play a key role in the team that envisions, designs, develops and implements a pragmatic data privacy and data protection program. The position requires an innovative, forward-thinking and results-oriented individual with a passion to solve complex problems in a creative and pragmatic way and to translate laws and regulations into actionable policies and procedures that enable business objectives.
Law degree (JD) with excellent academic credentials and NY or CA Bar Certification.
IAPP Certifications CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/IT and/or CIPT preferred.
5-6 years law firm or in-house experience.
At least 3 years' experience in the privacy profession and knowledge of global privacy laws including GDPR and CCPA.
Experience with US data breach laws and incident response.
Experience advising on cyber risk and IT compliance issues.
Experience with privacy in the digital space, including online behavioral advertising, CAN-SPAM, and TCPA.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to manage simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters and collaborate with various teams and divisions.
Superior verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team
ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others.