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CARFAX, Inc. (CARFAX or the Company) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel - Head of Privacy, to be located in Centreville, Virginia with the freedom to work from anywhere in the United States. CARFAX is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates may apply here. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Overview: The Associate General Counsel, Head of Privacy is the lead privacy attorney for CARFAX. This person is responsible for supporting a rapidly growing business by partnering with and advising business teams on privacy, data security and regulatory requirements related to CARFAX’s international business. The position represents an excellent opportunity to make substantial contributions to a dynamic and thriving business as a Head of Privacy, and to develop into wider compliance responsibilities. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of providing sound, clear and concise analysis and recommendations to management teams and being a creative problem solver, applying sound business and legal judgment in an innovative industry. The position reports to the General Counsel. This role allows the freedom to work from anywhere in the United States.
Experience: 7+ years of legal experience, asignificant portion of which waswith a law firm with increasing responsibility and strong and extensive experience across the substantive legal areas relevant to privacy and data security, including but not limited to GDPR and CCPA. Candidates with law firm experience only welcomed.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus, with a small equity grant.
Location: Flexible. Remote working with occasional travel, or Centreville, VA (DC suburb).
Relos: Relocations can be considered.
Bar: Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law in Virginia or currently eligible to be admitted under a Virginia Corporate Counsel Certificate.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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