Senior Attorney - Technology/Privacy

Fidelity Investments
Nov 16, 2023
Nov 30, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Job Description:

The FMR LLC Legal Department is seeking to hire an experienced technology–focused attorney to join the Corporate Services team to provide legal support to Fidelity companies regarding the use of new and emerging technologies, and on matters involving data governance, privacy and cybersecurity.

The Expertise You Have

  • Minimum 6 years as a practicing attorney.

  • Significant experience advising businesses on technology–related and data–related matters, including:

    • data management and data governance;

    • use of new and emerging technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and biometrics;

    • data privacy matters, including operationalizing privacy programs and maintaining compliance with US and foreign privacy and data protection laws, regulations and frameworks; and

    • advising on cybersecurity matters, including policies and procedures, incident response plans, and applicable laws, regulations and frameworks.

  • Strong knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices related to AI, biometrics, data governance, cybersecurity and privacy.

  • Experience designing and conducting risk assessments, data transfer impact assessments and privacy–by–design reviews, and handling data privacy and cybersecurity incidents.

  • Experience negotiating data access and data sharing agreements, data protection agreements and other complex agreements.

  • Law firm experience advising financial services companies or in–house legal experience at a financial services company is a plus.

The Skills You Bring

  • Ability to navigate and advise on complex legal issues and provide straightforward, practical analysis and advice.

  • Exceptional advocacy, negotiation, presentation and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to advise and influence senior executives and professionals from diverse businesses on a wide range of issues.

  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with our businesses and our Legal, Risk and Compliance teams to ensure the company complies with applicable laws and regulations related to AI, data handling and data protection, privacy and cybersecurity.

  • Exceptional judgment and range. You will need to excel at quickly analyzing complex legal and business issues involving a wide variety of products, services and business settings.

  • Highly organized, self–motivated and self–directed. You need to be able to work efficiently, under pressure, with varying degrees of supervision, and manage projects with competing deadlines in a dynamic environment.

  • Tech–savvy and curious. You stay current on emerging technology and actively seek to learn more about them and their impact on businesses.

The Value You Deliver

  • You will be a key member and contributor to the Legal Department s Corporate Services team working alongside a team of other attorneys and paralegals focused on privacy, cybersecurity, data governance, emerging technologies and intellectual property.

  • You will advise businesses and help drive the company s strategy on a wide range of legal matters related to artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies, data management and governance, cybersecurity and privacy, providing practical and effective legal advice to support their business initiatives.

  • You will stay up to date with new and emerging technologies and the changes and developments in laws, regulations, standards and guidance related to their use, and as needed, help establish appropriate policies, procedures and practices associated with the company s adoption and use of these technologies.

  • You will prepare and negotiate agreements related to technology products and services, cybersecurity, data access and sharing, data protection and privacy.

  • You will work closely with the compliance and risk management teams to ensure that the company complies with applicable laws and regulations related to emerging technologies, data governance, cybersecurity and privacy.

The base salary range for this position is $124,000–$262,000 per year.

Placement in the range will vary based on job responsibilities and scope, geographic location, candidate s relevant experience, and other factors.

Base salary is only part of the total compensation package. Depending on the position and eligibility requirements, the offer package may also include bonus or other variable compensation.

We offer a wide range of benefits to meet your evolving needs and help you live your best life at work and at home. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage and emotional well–being support, market–leading retirement, generous paid time off and parental leave, charitable giving employee match program, and educational assistance including student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, and learning resources to develop your career. Note, the application window closes when the position is filled or unposted.


Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well–being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non–profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award , we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2023. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity–we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we re calling ??? Dynamic Working ???. Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

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Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to , or by calling , prompt 2, option 3.

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre–employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.