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Career opportunity at a Mintz client!

We don't do this very often, but this is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer with privacy experience at a long-time Mintz client.

Cablevision Systems Corporation, a leading telecommunications and media company based in Bethpage, NY  is seeking to fill the Vice President of Law, Product Management and Compliance position who will work as senior lawyer and “de facto chief privacy officer” at the VP level handling all of their Product group’s contract work, working with some of the company’s most senior executives.  The full posting can be found here, but we have provided a quick summary of the position below.

Position Overview:

The Vice President of Law, Product Management and Compliance will provide expert legal advice and counsel to Cablevision’s Product Management Department, Subpoena Compliance teams and staff. He or she will also advise and educate other departments as well as outside counsel on data security and privacy issues, statutory and regulatory requirements, and compliance with Company policies and federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. In addition, the Vice President will identify issues and risks and recommend potential solutions as well as minimize unexpected litigation.

Qualified candidates will have a JD degree and a minimum of ten years working an in-house corporate legal department or other relevant legal experience. The candidate will work effectively as part of a team and is skilled at creating and maintaining inter-departmental relationships. This position requires highly effective management skills, attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills and negotiating skills.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, or want to throw your hat into the ring, contact Alyson D'Anna, Director, Executive Recruiting, at [email protected].  Please let Alyson know that you are responding to the post on Privacy & Security Matters.

About Cablevision (from the Cablevision website)

Cablevision Systems Corporation is a leading telecommunications and media company with a portfolio of operations that includes a full suite of advanced digital television, voice and high-speed Internet services and valuable local media and programming properties.

Founded in 1973 as a cable television operator with 1,500 Long Island customers, Cablevision today offers television, phone and Internet services to millions of households and businesses in the New York metropolitan area. Cablevision's popular Optimum®-branded communications services include Optimum TV® digital cable TV digital cable TV, Optimum Voice® home phone and Optimum Online® high-speed Internet. In the New York tri-state area, Cablevision's telecommunications properties also consist of Optimum WiFi®, the nation's largest wireless Internet network, and Lightpath®, a leading provider of integrated business communications solutions that meets the needs of larger companies.

Through its local media and programming properties, Cablevision delivers news and information created specifically for the tri-state-area communities it serves. This includes Optimum TV's exclusive News 12 Networks, an award-winning, local news leader. Providing additional compelling local content is Newsday Media Group, which includes Long Island's leading daily newspaper, Newsday, and its popular Web site; as well as amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City; and Long Island's largest publisher of weekly shoppers and community papers.

Also a part of the Cablevision family of companies is Clearview Cinemas, one of the largest film exhibitors in the tri-state area and owner of the famed Ziegfeld Theatre, a popular and historic site for film premieres.

Cablevision's rich history includes the creation, ownership and operation of Rainbow Media Holdings and its popular television networks from 1980 until June 2011, when it became a separate, public company named AMC Networks Inc.  In addition, Cablevision was owner and operator of Madison Square Garden and its properties from 1997 until February 2010, when the sports and entertainment leader became a separate, public company now called The Madison Square Garden Company.

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Cynthia J. Larose

Member / Co-Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice

Cynthia J. Larose is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional-Europe (CIPP-E). She works with clients in various industries to develop comprehensive information security programs on the front end, and provides timely counsel when it becomes necessary to respond to a data breach.