1+ months

Associate Principal Counsel Privacy

Walt Disney Studios
Burbank, CA 91506
**Job Summary:**

At Disney, were storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Corporate Legal Privacy Team is a part of The Walt Disney Companys (TWDC) world class Legal Department. The Privacy Team provides privacy and data security legal advice to TWDCs businesses around the globe in all varieties of cutting edge contexts, including new and advanced technologies, advertising and marketing, content distribution, cybersecurity and incident response, personnel and vendor management, and product development, operation, and distribution. The teams mission is to ensure that privacy expectations of TWDCs consumers, employees, and partners are met and that their privacy is adequately protected, while still helping our businesses deliver the entertainment, information, inspiration, and magic that is Disney.

TWDCs commercial success depends on a direct trust relationship with our consumers, employees and partners. This individual will be an integral part of the worldwide Legal - Privacy team working together on the teams mission. This person will manage input concerning collection, use, and security of personal information in enterprise-wide contract negotiations, and support our employee privacy programs, as well as the assessment of enterprise data practices and policy across business units and segments globally. The Associate Principal Counsel will need to have a strong working knowledge of global privacy and data security laws, rules, regulations, and self-regulatory guidelines, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of the overall Legal-Privacy Team.


+ Advise, draft, and negotiate privacy and data security terms in contract negotiations with internal and external service providers and vendors.

+ Advise on cybersecurity incident response and legal requirements.

+ Liaise with global information security operations.

+ Support worldwide employee privacy program.

+ Manage and review privacy assessments and implement privacy advice.

+ Support company response to major consumer privacy initiatives.

+ Work directly with business and legal colleagues throughout TWDC, both domestically and globally in several TWDC business segments.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Minimum of five (5) years experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department advising on privacy and data security issues, including negotiating and drafting contracts and providing compliance related guidance.

+ Strong drafting, negotiating and writing skills, including attention to detail, as well as the ability to solve problems in an efficient, business-friendly manner in time-pressured situations. Experience with Payment Card agreements a plus.

+ Ability to identify and analyze complex issues and devise creative solutions and strategies for resolution.

+ Ability to anticipate and understand risks and impacts contractual provisions and agreements may have a clients business.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Strong work ethic and commitment to professionalism.

+ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers and clients.

+ Willingness to take ownership of projects and think proactively.

+ Ability to handle a high volume of work, prioritize appropriately, and work independently with minimal supervision.

+ Superior organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, and prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.

+ Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Six to eight (6-8) years experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department advising on privacy and data security issues, including negotiating and drafting contracts, and providing compliance related guidance.

+ Experience providing privacy and data security guidance in the context of a global privacy compliance backdrop, particularly as pertains to advising on compliance with Brexit, GDPR, LGPD, CCPA/CPRE, COPPA, VPPA, BIPA and other applicable domestic and foreign privacy laws and regulations.

+ Familiarity with emerging privacy legal issues, such as those involving biometrics, AI/ML and related issues.

+ Experience providing privacy and data security guidance in connection with digital, online, and linear advertising, including direct and programmatic sales, ad tech vendors, and related issues (e.g. audience modeling and online behavioral advertising).

+ Experience providing legal services to international teams.

**Required Education**

+ JD or equivalent

+ Strong academic credentials

+ Member in good standing of at least one state bar and willingness and qualification to be registered In- House Counsel in CA, NY, or D.C. depending on work location.

**Preferred Education**

+ Law degree from top tier law school.

**Additional Information:**

This position can be based in Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.


**Job ID:** 781719BR

**Location:** Burbank,California

**Job Posting Company:** The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.


Posted: 2021-04-06 Expires: 2021-05-27

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