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Posted Apr 26
Full Time
Filadelfia, Pennsylvania

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

We are looking for a passionate, collaborative, and experienced attorney to join our dynamic team in the Legal Department’s Privacy Office. This role will report to the Deputy General Counsel, Privacy and Legal Information Security and will support Comcast Cable’s global privacy and information security program by providing excellent legal counsel and subject matter expertise. Strong familiarity with the relevant legal and regulatory landscape in this area is required, as well as significant contract negotiation and transactional experience and providing counsel on U.S. and international data privacy and information security laws. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team in a dynamic, international company.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate various types of agreements (e.g., vendor/service provider agreements, customer agreements, data processing, data transfer, and data usage agreements, etc.).
  • Responsible for creation, maintenance, and implementation of form documentation for contracts, playbooks, and guidance to the organization on requirements and overall process for escalations.
  • Conduct awareness and training efforts as needed and/or required to increase employee understanding of company privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures, and legal obligations.
  • Conduct awareness and training efforts for transactional legal team to provide them with guidance and understanding of company’s data processing terms required for all vendors.
  • Educate other teams within the organization on how to implement various requirements driven by privacy and data protection laws, regulations, standards, and best practices, such as the California Consumer Privacy Protection Act, General Data Protection Regulation, ePrivacy Directive, and self-regulatory organizations such as DAA and NAI.
  • Handle privacy and data protection-related inquiries from a wide range of groups across the company and provide actionable advice and legal counsel to facilitate privacy and data protection compliance.
  • Review and support the business on Privacy Impact Assessments and Records of Processing and any associated documentation relating to new business initiatives involving processing of personal information.
  • Operate with a moderate level of supervision with no direct management responsibilities.
  • Carry out/perform duties consistent with strategic plans and directives as determined by more senior level management and attorneys.
  • Consistent exercise of sound judgment and discretion in all matters.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills And Experience Required

  • At least 4-6 years combined legal experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department, with at least 4 years of privacy/data protection experience.
  • Juris Doctor (JD), and CIPP certification.
  • Member in good standing of PA state bar, or with ability to obtain full or limited in-house license in PA.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with U.S. and EU privacy and information security laws, regulations, and standards, including GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, CCPA, U.S. state and federal data privacy, security, breach notification, consumer protection laws, regulations and proposed legislation, and self-regulatory organizations such as DAA and NAI. Awareness of the privacy provisions of the Cable Act and the Communications Act preferred.
  • Demonstrated transactional experience, including reviewing, drafting, and negotiating privacy and data protection contract terms and agreements, data processing, usage, and/or transfer agreements.
  • Ability to identify key areas for process improvement and creating efficiencies through documentation.
  • Experience with conducting privacy impact assessments and advising on applicable legal requirements.
  • Strong academic credentials.
  • Excellent drafting, negotiating, problem solving, and communications skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues, management, and operations personnel.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality results.
  • Self-motivated and independent, but able to discern when matters should be escalated and when further guidance is needed.
  • Ability to translate legal requirements into practical guidance and formulate creative solutions to accomplish the company’s objectives.
  • Ability to work independently with moderate supervision.
  • Sound judgment, strong work ethic, excellent problem solving and organization skills, practicality, a focus on business outcomes and flexibility to manage multiple matters simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel.

Employees At All Levels Are Expected To

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Juris Doctor

Relevant Work Experience

2-5 Years