Associate General Counsel, Privacy and Technology
Pilot Company is an industry-leading network of travel centers with more than 30,000 team members and over 750 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division serves as a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.
Founded in 1958 by Jim A. Haslam II and currently led by CEO Adam Wright, our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated to fueling people and keeping North America moving.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
The purpose of this position is to address legal matters within specific departments, focusing on privacy and technology across business verticals, while maintaining close communication with colleagues to ensure an integrated, consistent approach to legal services, enterprise wide. Associate General Counsel of Privacy and Technology is responsible for advising the business groups on legal and strategic matters surrounding privacy, data protection ,security and technology.
- Draft, review and negotiate IT contracts, including but not limited to license agreements, Escrow Agreements, SaaS contracts, hardware and software purchasing agreements, development agreements, IP assignments, data protection agreements and other commercial documents and contracts as requested by the business related, directly or indirectly to technology.
- Research regulatory issues around privacy, technology, artificial intelligence, data breach, data breach response, emerging technologies, licenses, intellectual property etc. or other research issues as they arise.
- Track and advise business on pending legislation affecting privacy and technology and advise the business regarding expected impacts.
- Advise legal, business and government affair teams on privacy and security-related matters.
- Partner with the business to identify and remediate privacy and other technology risks.
- Be a member of Privacy Office and attend daily standups and assist the office in duties as assigned.
- Assist with the creation of procedures for reviewing and implementing privacy practices and provide training to support those procedures.
- Be a strategic partner in operationalizing various privacy regulations.
- Provide analysis and assistance with development teams in instituting a privacy by design methodology into practice and development.
- Advise stakeholders on appropriate course of action regarding contracts, regulatory requirements, and other superseding conditions .
- Resolve disputes with vendors, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, and other PFJ business partners
- Complete due diligence on acquisitions, joint ventures, and mergers.
- Supervise paralegals in preparing, correspondence, revisions to documents and policy, and other duties as assigned.
- Instruct paralegals and legal assistants in performing project-related tasks.
- Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
- A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited college or university, required
- License to practice law in the state of Tennessee or registration with the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners if not licensed in the state of Tennessee
- Minimum three years’ prior experience working in a law firm or other corporate legal setting is required
- Familiarity with global privacy laws, frameworks and advising companies regarding the same
- Knowledge of general business and contract law with emphasis on past experience in technology and privacy
- Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
- Preference for CIPP, CISSP or other privacy/security designations
- Time management and ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment while working autonomously
- Critical thinking and ability to proactively identify potential problems and mitigate existing issues
- Legal research capabilities with attention to detail
- Ability to demonstrate confidence, professionalism and assertiveness in complex and challenging circumstances
- Ability to think strategically
- Ability to lead, organize, prioritize, and manage projects effectively
- Positive attitude and high EQ. No job is too big or too small.
- Ability to communicate legal requirements into technical specifications.
- Excellent writing, negotiation, interpersonal and speaking skills
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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Job Status: Full Time
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