AARP has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for two VP,Privacy Counsel and Associate General Counsel positions to be located at its Washington, DC headquarters. AARP is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact AARP directly.
Company Overview: AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment.
The Office of General Counsel strives to actively and effectively represent the Association and its affiliates’ legal interests and to facilitate the efforts of staff and volunteers in fulfilling AARP’s mission. They provide legal guidance to the AARP Board of Directors and its committees and staff, the AARP Foundation Board of Directors and staff, AARP Services Board of Directors and staff, and the trustees of the AARP Group Health Insurance Program.
Position Overview: Reporting to the SVP, Privacy Officer and Senior Associate General Counsel, the Privacy Counsel and Associate General Counsel works on consumer and third-party data privacy issues for AARP and its affiliates, as well as other related legal subject areas. Additionally, this position carries out privacy regulatory compliance and builds the privacy program at AARP, while supporting other legal areas as needed. This role provides legal counsel and advice on a variety of issues, performs legal research and manages outside counsel.
Experience: A minimum of 8 years of legal experience in advising clients on privacy and data protection laws and regulations (e.g. CAN-SPAM and CCPA), with additional contracts negotiations experience preferred. Intellectual property and media or technology industry experience is a plus but not required.
Compensation: Competitive base with excellent benefits.
Location: Washington, DC
Relos: Yes, this is a national search.
Bar: Candidate must be a member in good standing with a state or District of Columbia bar.
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