Attorney/Privacy Law

Published

06/01/2018

Start Date

06/04/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Washington
DC
United States

Description

Contribute to your community while using your professional expertise, and work with talented peers in a rewarding, non-profit environment!  The Rare Genomics Institute (RG) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping rare disease patients find hope for a cure.

RG is seeking a remote volunteer legal consultant to provide expert advice and guidance on privacy law issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide counsel on all aspects of domestic and international laws concerning privacy, data security, and cybersecurity.
  • Review and negotiate information privacy and security agreements and provisions in RG contracts.
  • Manage legal issues related to privacy, data, cybersecurity, and compliance and work in a team environment with other volunteer legal and business professionals in the organization
  • Research and track global privacy and security legislation, evolving regulations, and enforcement and translate into practical advice.
  • Ensure that the organizations’ data collection, storage and protection programs are consistent and comply with legal requirements.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • J.D. or LLM from an accredited US law school with a minimum of 3 years of relevant legal experience
  • Active membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • Ability to contribute to the legal team on average a minimum of 5 hours per week
  • Working knowledge of the state, federal, and global (e.g. GDPR) regulatory environment, including compliance requirements and processes


Preferred:

  • Relevant technical certifications such as a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or other relevant certifications offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals preferred
  • Experience working with cloud based entities with no physical servers
  • Experience working with entities in the medical field


Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Groups
  • International Volunteers

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