Privacy Counsel – Financial Services : New York, NY

Our NYC-based global client is seeking In-house Counsel experienced in Data Privacy and Data Security in the financial services industry

Job Description:

  • Provide advice on data privacy and security legal requirements
  • Advise on our Incident Management process and provide legal advice on responding to actual incidents
  • Develop compliance mechanisms for new products and services
  • Be actively involved in product development and drafting relevant customer facing documentation
  • Draft and negotiate contractual provisions with customers, vendors, and partners
  • Respond to third-party questionnaires and inquiries
  • Actively monitor and advise on local and global legal developments


  • 2-5 years of data privacy experience at a law firm, in-house and/or in the government
  • Active licensed to practice in a US jurisdiction
  • Demonstrated ability to counsel executives on data privacy and data security matters
  • Prior experience responding to regulator and customer inquiries
  • Subject matter expertise in data privacy, privacy by design, and data security laws, rules, regulations, and industry standards
  • Experience working with regulated financial institutions, software and other technology companies
  • Experience working with compliance and risk professionals
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with security and risk professionals, engineers, software developers, product development, Human Resources, and other teams
  • Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills including the ability to thrive in an open office environment
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Any IAPP certification a plus
  • In-house experience or a client secondment

Competitive compensation and benefits.

Submit your resume for immediate review. Only qualified candidates will receive a response.