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PwC Global OGC Incident Response/Data Attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah

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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Experienced attorney specializing in data and data protection with a focus on incident response. Requires broad understanding of laws relating to privacy and security across international borders. Will advise on data issues in connection with the PwC network’s management of its incident response program. Will handle data security and related incidents on behalf of PwC’s global Office of the General Counsel.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s) with counseling on data and data protection matters at a law firm and/or in-house legal department.

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

IAPP industry certifications such as CIPP, CIPM, CIPT

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrating industry leader level knowledge of and/or proven record of success in:

  • Demonstrating significant experience handling legal issues related to complex data security and related incidents;

  • Providing legal advice concerning privacy incidents and compliance with breach notification laws;

  • Implementing and maintaining incident response policies and processes;

  • Liaising with data security experts and other stakeholders to understand incident details and coordinate an appropriate incident response;

  • Providing legal advice and support regarding the whole spectrum of data issues, including privacy, security, governance, from an international perspective;

  • Serving as a data protection and privacy legal “subject matter expert” to various stakeholders within the PwC network;

  • Developing strategies for sharing personal information internationally, including compliance with EU data transfer requirements and maintenance of internal PwC network data transfer compliance mechanisms;

  • Analyzing contractual provisions to understand legal obligations related to security incidents;

  • Monitoring and providing legal advice concerning legislative and regulatory developments in the areas of privacy, data security, and cybersecurity; and,

  • Dealing with business-level implications related to preparation for and response to security incidents.

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