Morgan Stanley is seeking an attorney with experience handling regulatory matters, investigations, and advisory legal work to join its cybersecurity, privacy, fraud and operational resilience legal team. Familiarity with U.S. Federal regulation of the financial services industry's privacy and information security matters not required but a plus. Role will require in-office attendance at least 3 days/week. This role requires that all successful applicants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccinations within 3 days of commencement of employment.
Serve as a principal legal advisor for cybersecurity, privacy, fraud and operational resilience matters to all Morgan Stanley entities and business units.
Serve as a collaborative subject matter expert to other lawyers and advising functional areas and regional business units on privacy and data security laws and requirements.
Partner closely with international data protection counsel to provide strategic direction to the Firm as it navigates complicated privacy and data protection issues.
Advise on requirements and restrictions on the collection, storage and sharing of sensitive client and employee information
Assist in the development of a comprehensive cybersecurity and privacy law program, coordinating privacy, fraud, and information security legal requirements.
Advise on restrictions on surveillance, monitoring of electronic communications and the use of tracking or profiling.
Serve as lead counsel responding to information security and operational incidents.
Develop and maintain notices, policies and procedures for privacy and information security, consistent with applicable international, federal and state laws, rules and guidance.
Maintain current knowledge of applicable state, federal and international privacy laws and regulations.
D. with a minimum of 7 years' experience, including experience in or with financial services firms
Admitted to practice in a U.S. state
Ability to interact and effectively advise senior members of the Firm and its business units
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to understand practical solutions to legal problems a must
Polished written and verbal communication skills; position requires executive presence
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a group or independent setting
Proven track record of meeting deadlines, learning quickly, taking the initiative, working proactively, being resourceful and shouldering additional responsibility
Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner
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