Technology & Privacy - Associate, Alston & Bird, Los Angeles, CA

The ideal candidate should be familiar with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, APEC Cross border rules, digital technology, big data, analytics, behavioral tracking, Video Privacy Protection Act, CAN SPAM, TCPA. The candidate must have experience drafting agreements, including digital advertising and cloud agreements, and collaborating with clients. In addition, the ideal candidate must be familiar with the digital advertising ecosystem including ad networks, data management platforms, supply side platforms, CRM retargeting, and the technologies associated with behavioral tracking (unique ids, HTML5, cross-device tracking, geolocation, GPS Wi-FI, probabilistic and deterministic cross-device tracking). Finally, the candidate should also be familiar with data breach laws, forensic investigations, breach notification letters, cyber preparedness, and table top exercises. The candidate should be familiar with reviewing and editing employee privacy policies/guidelines for both privacy and cyber best practices compliance.  Familiarity with privacy and data security regimes in the US and EU is a requirement and in Asia is a plus. Prior experience in the technology industry is a plus. CIPP US/EU required. CISSP is a plus.  Prior experience with privacy and data security due diligence in M & A preferred. Excellent academic credentials as well as strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required. Cover letters may be addressed to Anja Heidenreich, Attorney Hiring Manager. Alston & Bird is accepting direct candidate applications only.

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