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Axiom is the global leader in high-caliber, on-demand legal talent. With over 2,400 employees spanning North America, the UK, Europe, and APAC, we enable corporate legal departments to drive efficiency and growth to adapt to a demanding new era.
Axiom empowers you to take control of how you work while contributing your expertise to the world's best companies.
We're seeking a Privacy Lawyer to join our Austin office. Our lawyers are responsible for helping our clients solve exciting business challenges in the legal departments of some of the world’s largest companies. Join us on our mission to change the future of law.
Specifically, you will:
Provide legal advice regarding privacy compliance requirements and opportunities for improvement of privacy policies
Work with and advise business and compliance clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions
Ideal candidate & requirements:
Substantive data protection and data privacy experience and an in-depth knowledge of U.S. and EU privacy statutes – including GDPR, CCPA
Experience standardizing policies, protocols, and training programs, including the associated documents such as vendor and client contracts. This includes providing guidance across various stakeholders, such as business and product development, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and procurement
Experience providing legal advice regarding privacy, privacy impact assessments, data-sharing, and related issues
Vendor relationship management/contract negotiation is a plus
Excellent academic and law firm credentials, with experience in a dynamic in-house environment preferred
Active membership in the Texas bar
Axiom is a leader in diversity, inclusion, and social engagement. Diversity is core to our values and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, offering access to a variety of professional development programs and continuing legal education opportunities.
Since 2000, we’ve reached legal professionals globally and been committed to reimagining legal work. We seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that, “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.
Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy, and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.
Featured by the National Law Journal in their cover story "The Rise of the New Model Firm," Axiom is changing the way attorneys work and offering corporations a new way to work with them. Axiom offers attorneys sophisticated work and a more self-directed practice.
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