Privacy Counsel

02144, Somerville
May 03, 2021
Jul 02, 2021
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Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for a Privacy Counsel to join its growing global data privacy team supporting operations in over 20 countries.  Reporting to the Chief Privacy Officer, this fast-paced role requires excellent knowledge of global privacy laws, strong communication, sound business judgment and project planning skills.  This challenging position provides frequent opportunity to interface with Liberty employees and managers at various levels across the Liberty organization.  As a part of the Privacy and Records Management team this role will champion data privacy and records management best practices in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and company policies.


We are seeking a highly qualified attorney, with at least eight years of experience as a practicing lawyer including five years of US and international privacy experience.  Candidate will handle complex legal assignments under minimal supervision.  A successful candidate must be able to work independently, to build systems and processes, and to collaborate with legal, privacy, and information security colleagues around the world. 



  • Identifying, creating and implementing best practices around data privacy
  • Providing global privacy legal advice and privacy input on business projects and initiatives
  • Providing advice regarding the implications of new laws substantially impacting the Company's business
  • Supporting cross-company global projects involving personal information
  • Conducting privacy impact assessments and monitoring risk mitigation measures
  • Drafting and reviewing legal documents including third party vendor agreements to include privacy controls, data transfer agreements, and privacy notices and policies.
  • Identifying privacy training needs of Company personnel; develops and delivers training through various mechanisms including written materials, classroom and staff presentations.

  • Completion of law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree and admission to the bar of at least one jurisdiction in the United States required. Generally requires at least eight years' experience as a practicing attorney.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of privacy law, including US and European data protection law,
  • CIPP/US or CIPP/EU certification preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to assess risk strategically and help clients find solutions that enable them to mitigate risk while achieving their goals
  • Program/project management skills, including the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession. We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more, please visit  


Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list.  
We have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates—as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: 


Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 

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