VP Privacy and Cybersecurity Counsel

New York Permanent USD165,000 - USD200,000
  • Hybrid role with 3 days in office 2 days WFH
  • Role will focus on privacy law, cybersecurity and data protection

About Our Client

Financial services client.

Job Description


  • Work closely with the Managing Attorney and other members of the legal team to provide legal advice to the client's US operations
  • Draft and review complex privacy contract clauses with third party vendors, clients and internal business partners.
  • Stay up to date on all privacy regulations, in both the US and EU, advising clients of any relevant changes
  • Review business activities that collect, use, disclose, or dispose of data for compliance with law, policy, and best practices
  • Develop training materials for internal clients
  • Assist in handling responses to data breaches and cybersecurity incidents

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant


  • JD from a top ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials
  • 4-7 years of experience after law school, gained at a top law firm and/or in-house focused on privacy legal matters
  • Must be excellent at drafting and negotiating a wide range of privacy related agreements, including amendments to a wide range of commercial contracts
  • Experience handling and responding to cybersecurity incidents and data breaches
  • Must have strong knowledge of US and global privacy and cybersecurity regulations and laws
  • Admitted to the New York bar
  • CIPP is highly preferred for this role

What's on Offer

  • Hybrid schedule
  • Excellent total compensation package
  • Room to quickly grow your career
  • Industry leading 401k plan
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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