Sr. Privacy Counsel

Transunion Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

What We'll Bring:

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:

  • J.D. and 4 to 6 years of relevant experience as an attorney

  • Expertise in privacy and data protection laws such as GDPR and CCPA required

  • Keen understanding of the changing landscape of global privacy laws, regulations and guidance

  • Experience working with privacy issues in financial services or other highly regulated industry preferred

  • Demonstrable understanding of how privacy laws impact, and are impacted by, technology

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

  • Ability to communicate difficult concepts

  • Ability to foster relationships and become a trusted business partner

  • High level of ethics and integrity in professional matters, sensitivity for confidentiality

  • Detail-oriented with proven organizational skills and analytical ability; Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and work well under time pressure

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite; PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Word, and Excel

We'd love to see:

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) CIPP or similar certifications are preferred

Impact You'll Make:

  • Serve as an escalation point in the product development life cycle to review privacy impact assessments and to assess applicability of privacy laws and best practices to new product concepts

  • Provide guidance and support to legal and business colleagues in incorporating privacy by design

  • Provide pragmatic and practical advice as to how to tailor products to meet privacy requirements and best practices

  • Coordinate outside counsel's privacy due diligence efforts

  • Execute on strategic plan to advance and continue to mature the privacy program

  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to further integrate privacy risk assessments into product development, vendor management, technology change management and mergers and acquisitions

  • Draft, update, and regularly review privacy notices, policies and procedures as necessary

  • Review and approve privacy training as necessary


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title:

Sr Counsel, Legal

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