Privacy Counsel at RSM US LLP (Baltimore, MD)

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Privacy Counsel

Baltimore, MD

Job Description

Req ID: req28231

Privacy Counsel Summary:


Privacy Counsel

As Privacy Counsel, you will join the privacy lawyers in our General Counsel's Office to provide legal advice on data privacy matters, respond to potential data incidents and data subject requests, analyze vendor relationships and negotiate vendor contracts, and provide legal support for privacy compliance activities.

Among your responsibilities:
  • Analyzing privacy risk, compliance and contractual issues and counseling business leaders with respect to proposed business projects and vendor services
  • Conducting data privacy assessments, including privacy impact assessments and HIPAA assessments
  • Providing practical legal advice regarding dynamic data protection laws and regulations, including the GDPR, CCPA/CPRA, and HIPAA
  • Collecting and maintaining information on data assets, data flows, and business processes that use personal data
  • Evaluating and responding to potential data incidents and data subject requests
  • Negotiating data privacy agreements with vendors, clients and other third parties
  • Participating in strategic planning, design, and policy development related to data management and privacy
  • Updating privacy notices, internal policies, templates and forms
  • Developing and conducting internal data privacy training
  • Coordinating with, and managing, outside counsel


RSM has offices in more than 90 locations throughout the US, Canada, India and El Salvador. Preferred office locations for this position include Chicago, Iowa City or Cedar Rapids.

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:
  • J.D. and bar admission required
  • 4+ years of experience practicing data privacy law in a law firm or in-house setting
  • Excellent strategic problem-solving capabilities, with a focus on how to improve processes and efficiency
  • Team player, able to communicate and coordinate effectively across departments and functions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - ability to create clear and professional documentation and communications to different audiences (tech, business, legal)
  • Self-motivated, intellectually curious, and able to work independently and take ownership of projects and solutions
    Positive attitude and willing to tackle wide range of routine to complex projects in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Preferred experience/attributes include (but not required):
  • Experience with incident response and data mapping tools, such as OneTrust
  • Knowledge of Canadian privacy laws
  • Experience in professional services, especially tax, accounting, and audit CIPT, CIPP, CIPM, CISSP, or similar certifications

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Location Street Address: 100 International Drive, Suite 1400, Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
Region: National
Position Type: Experienced
Job Type: Full Time
Degree Required: J.D. - Juris Doctor
Travel Required: Yes
Sponsor candidates who are not eligible to work in US: No
Requisition ID: req28231
More Information on RSM US LLP
RSM US LLP operates in the Business Intelligence industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL. RSM US LLP was founded in 1926. It has 16030 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 420 open jobs at RSM US LLP, click here.
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