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POSITION:  Corporate Counsel - Privacy & Employment Law



Live the Exceptional With Soul.  This is the singular purpose of JLR. 


At the core of these experiences are the products themselves.  The JLR brands have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past years. 


JLR is reimagining the future of modern luxury by design through our distinct British brands. Our purpose is to ‘Live the Exceptional with Soul’ by being the proud creators of modern luxury and being guided by a set of behaviours we call our Creators’ Code: Customer Love; Unity; Integrity; Growth; Impact.


At JLR, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work and reach their full potential.


JLRNA is looking for a dynamic privacy attorney with employment law experience to join our legal team.  The attorney will be reporting to the General Counsel and be based in our corporate headquarters in Mahwah, NJ.  The Corporate Counsel will specialize in Privacy Law and Employment Law and will be responsible for advising the US and Canada businesses on all aspects of privacy and employment laws. The role will closely partner with the relevant business teams to address the shifting privacy and employment legal and regulatory landscape and provide business-practical counsel and guidance. 


What you will be doing:


  • Providing legal support and counsel on all U.S. and Canadian privacy matters, including state, federal, and international compliance   

  • Providing legal support to Human Resources and other employees of JLRNA and JLR Canada regarding employment laws, policies, compliance, training, ERISA/benefits issues

  • Drafting policies and procedures based on applicable laws and regulations and best practices relating to personal information

  • Monitoring existing and proposed U.S. and Canadian privacy and electronic communication laws and regulations, evaluate the potential impact on the business, and proactively propose advisable business processes or practices

  • Supporting business functions in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. on the mitigation of data privacy risks

  • Drafting and reviewing various commercial contracts (including service provider agreements and other supplier agreements, data protection/data sharing agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.)

  • Advising and training departments on privacy and employment law best practices

  • Refining of existing policies and practices with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Managing litigation as needed for the areas of privacy and employment

  • Performing other duties as required


What you will need: 


  • An outstanding collaborator who can manage multiple tasks and work across various functions in a business-practical manner
  • Ability to work well with a small and tightly-knit legal team

  • Must have the ability to juggle different legal areas and projects and to prioritize tasks, while planning and accomplishing objectives in a timely manner

  • 6+ years of experience as a licensed attorney is essential

  • Previous automotive experience is a plus

  • Prior in-house legal experience is preferred but not required

  • Must remain flexible to respond to the changing business requirements and must perform tasks in a hands-on manner with minimal oversight and reliance upon outside counsel

  • Must have excellent judgment to resolve complex issues efficiently and effectively, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Must be comfortable presenting and interacting with all levels of the organization.

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and a JD from an accredited law school

  • Must be a member of the bar in a US state in good standing



Schedule:  Hybrid Ways of Working (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - office days; Wednesday and Friday - choice days)


So Why Us?


  • As a people-first company, working at JLR means opportunity, teamwork, and growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job.

  • Be part of an international, inclusive, and open-minded company

  • Global Bonus Program based on company performance

  • You are never just a number. We take pride in taking care of our employees doing everything we can to make sure that our teammates thrive both in and out of the office.

  • Our employees receive a generous time off policy

  • We offer a discounted Vehicle Car Program

  • Employees also receive generous health care and retirement plans

  • Quarterly Chair Massages

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Complimentary lunch  

  • And more!




Thank you for your interest in working for us, we love it here and think you will too!


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


JLR North America, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, compensation, and training.








At JLR we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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