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Global OGC Data Attorney

Company: PwC
Location: New York
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm's legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You'll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm's client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. As part of our team, you'll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You'll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    Experienced attorney specializing in data and data protection with a focus on incident response and cybersecurity. Requires broad understanding of the development, collection, use, and transfer of data across international borders. Will advise on data issues in connection with all aspects of the PwC network's business, including transactions, joint ventures, development and use of analytics tools, contracting, security, system implementations, product development and strategic initiatives.

    Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    Juris Doctorate

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    4 year(s) as a practicing attorney with JD or LLM.

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Additional Educational Preferences :

    • Detailed understanding of global data privacy/protection laws, including data breach laws and cybersecurity laws; and,
    • 3-6 years post-law school experience.Certification(s) Preferred :

      • IAPP industry certifications such as CIPP, CIPM, CIPTPreferred Knowledge/Skills :

        Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
        • Identifying and analysing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate advice on applicable legal and professional standards, often on a time-sensitive basis;
        • Advising on data privacy/protection and related technology and cybersecurity issues;
        • Developing policies and guidance regarding data projects and processing, confidentiality, security and other data-related provisions in proposals, client contracts, and services agreements with vendors;
        • Providing legal advice and assistance when responding to a data loss/breach (including regulatory notifications);
        • Advising on the data protection and wider data implications of new technologies, including mobile applications, use of cloud, AI/machine learning and other IT platforms;
        • Advising on and negotiating contractual provisions relating to data protection and security;
        • Managing multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources; and,
        • Consensus building, including for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by legal or regulatory requirements.
          Learn more about how we work:

          PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

          For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

          Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed, unless otherwise set forth on the following webpage. Please visit this link for information about anticipated application deadlines:

          For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information:


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