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Our client, a high-profile, consumer-facing, global technology company has exclusively retained Solutus Legal to assist the executives in their search for an Associate General Counsel to lead Product and Privacy. This senior level role will report directly to the General Counsel.
As the lead attorney for product and privacy within the company, this attorney will own global product counseling and privacy compliance efforts. Specific responsibilities include:
Leading a team of product and privacy attorneys
Advising the business on domestic and international laws and regulations related to consumer protection, payments, e-commerce, IP, tax, marketing, privacy and security
Building out and maintaining the company’s privacy compliance program
Advising and educating the executive team, including conducting trainings
Supporting M&A and financing transactions, including post-close integration efforts
Keeping the company at the forefront of the evolving regulatory landscape by staying up to date with peer company best practices and global regulation
Developing compliance programs including roll-out and training
Leading strategic planning and budgeting for the product and privacy function
The ideal candidate will possess the following skill set:
10+ years of legal experience at a global law firm and/or technology company in house legal department with relevant regulatory, product counseling or litigation experience
Experience managing a team
Experience developing, drafting and implementing compliance related policies
Excellent written and verbal communication
Experience with the following would be nice to have: Payment processing and money transmission regulations; GDPR, CCPA and international privacy implementation; platform liability and risk management
The Company is thriving and its culture is second-to-none - fast-paced, innovative, team-oriented and collegial. The successful candidate will align well with these characteristics. This is a great opportunity to be part of an inspiring mission that is paying strong dividends in success. This role provides the right attorney with the opportunity to assume a leadership role with interesting work and a great deal of responsibility, help shape the growing legal department and work closely with senior leaders. The opportunity to make an immediate material impact is authentic and supported by the company executives.
Solutus Legal has been selected as the exclusive representative on this highly desirable search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to email@example.com for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.
About Solutus Legal Search
Solutus Legal Search is the leading legal search boutique and market leader in the placement of high quality lawyers in corporations and law firms. We deliver strategic search services for our clients, as well as effective career counseling and placement services for candidates. With over 30 years of collective experience in the search business, our extensive relationships, networks and contacts in the legal community provide our candidates with a crucial edge in landing the perfect job. In addition, our quality of clients and job opportunities is unmatched. Every recruiter at Solutus is an attorney who has practiced in either large law firms or world-class corporations. This added expertise enables our team to better understand your background and career needs and creates a high placement rate for our candidates. Our search specialties include General Counsel and all levels in-house; law firm lateral associate and retained lateral partner placements. With offices across California, Solutus services clients throughout the West Coast, U.S. and the globe.
For a current list of our in house and law firm opportunities, please visit our website at www.solutuslegal.com.