The Options Clearing Corporation Chicago , IL 60602
Director, General Counsel, Information Security and Privacy will provide legal advice on routine and complex business matters to internal clients and assist in managing legal risks faced by Corporation relating to privacy and information governance.
Serve as main point of contact for the provision of legal services to the information technology department and the security services group of the enterprise risk management department.
Act as subject matter expert for the legal function by providing specialized legal and regulatory advice to internal clients on a variety of matters, with an emphasis in the areas of information technology, cybersecurity, information governance, and privacy.
Assist the Company in preparing for examinations by
Monitor proposed legislation, and ensure the Company is apprised of legal developments in matters concerning information security and governance, privacy, and business continuity.
Be familiar with and advise internal clients on specific regulations applicable to OCC, including the SEC's Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg. SCI) and the CFTC's Systems Safeguards, and any legal developments in matters concerning information security and governance, privacy, and business continuity.
Work on Corporation projects, which include, but are not limited to, researching and advising internal clients on legal and regulatory issues associated with privacy, data loss prevention, cyber-security, records management, and information governance; support regulatory inspections of company technology systems.
Advise internal clients on compliance with respect to applicable laws affecting privacy, records management, data and information security, and interpret OCC's By-laws and Rules and policies and procedures thereunder.
Develop and provide in-house training and education on regulatory and legal issues pertaining to: information technology ad governance, cybersecurity, data loss prevention, records management, and privacy.
Assist with general litigation matters, including the administration of legal holds and general discovery, as well as, enforcement actions relative to OCC's By-laws and Rules.
Review, draft, and provide advice regarding policies, procedures, memoranda and business communications relative to the foregoing and other areas on an as needed basis.
Interface with outside counsel, as needed, with respect to matters described above.
Manage medium to high complexity matters with a significant degree of independence.
Perform other duties as required.
Experience in one or more of the following areas: information security, privacy, cyber-security, information governance, litigation, records management, and e-discovery.
Knowledge and familiarity with laws, rules, regulations, and industry standards concerning one or more the above-mentioned practice areas, including but not limited to knowledge of Regulation SCI.
Experience working with regulated financial institutions or, alternatively, experience in software or other technology companies.
Ability to communicative effectively with security and risk professionals, engineers, software developers, product development, Human Resources, and other teams.
Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with both non-technical and highly technical individuals across different departments.
Well-organized and capable of managing several significant assignments at the same time.
Ability to work independently, and quickly shift priorities in response to changing business environment.
Comprehensive analytical, conceptual, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with internal business clients from different departments and at various levels of seniority as well as outside counsel.
Ability to promptly produce high-quality, detailed work product.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent client management skills.
Juris Doctor or equivalent degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.
7-10 years of related experience either at a law firm or in-house.
Degree from accredited college or university
Admitted to practice law in Illinois or Texas
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