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Counsel, Privacy


New York, NY, US, 10016

New York

CBS, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.


Overview and Responsibilities

Paramount is seeking a passionate and creative privacy lawyer. This candidate will assist with a broad range of global privacy legal matters, with a focus on employee and workplace privacy. The role involves advising internal clients on the various legal risks, obligations, and other privacy compliance issues. This Counsel will play a key role on the team that envisions, designs, develops and implements a pragmatic data privacy and data protection program. The position requires an innovative, forward-thinking and determined individual with a passion to tackle complex problems in a creative and pragmatic way and to translate laws and regulations into concrete policies and procedures that enable business objectives.


  • Partnering with the Employment law group and HR team, supporting the organization on a variety of Privacy HR/Workplace matters.
  • Support the development, implementation and management of the Privacy HR/Workplace programs and processes in the US and globally (including, but not limited to, policies and procedures; standards; guidelines; and tools).
  • Monitor global privacy developments and Paramount adherence to privacy controls and compliance requirements for business units that collect and process data.
  • Document and implement controls in compliance with global privacy regulations in coordination with other key members of the Privacy Group and the legal department.
  • Develop and disseminate policies and guidance for Paramount entities and digital properties that collect and process consumer data.
  • Conduct training and awareness activities with business units and the Law Department.


Basic Qualifications

  • Law degree (JD) with excellent academic credentials and US Bar Certification.
  • IAPP Certifications CIPP/US, other IAPP certification a plus.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the privacy profession and knowledge of global privacy laws including GDPR, CCPA and COPPA.
  • Experience with privacy laws and regulations relative to workplace privacy.


Additional Qualifications

  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple assignments simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently, and meet strict deadlines.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters and collaborate with various teams and divisions.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team.



Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City