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Privacy Counsel

$140,800- $184,800/ year
Posted Jul 09
Full Time
HybridSeattle, Washington


Description & Requirements

who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About The Team

We are self-described “legal outliers." Our vision is to inspire and educate, provide value from beginning to end and create an environment where work enriches life, and life enriches work. We believe in “the sweat life" - sweat, relationships and personal development - and we live it every day.

The Privacy Counsel role is a key position within lululemon’s Global Privacy Program and requires close collaboration with cross-functional partners and keeping current with best practices, multi-jurisdictional legislative changes, and emerging case law regarding privacy.

In your capacity as Privacy Counsel, you will be charged with ensuring that our company complies with relevant laws and policies. Responsibilities will include staying abreast of developments, interpreting laws in the context of the company's activities, and ensuring that key personnel are in possession of necessary information, and offering cross functional support.

You will be support developing, implementing, and overseeing aspects of lululemon’s Global Privacy Program, including third party risk management and enterprise-wide regulatory projects. This role will provide privacy-related legal guidance regarding products/services, new initiatives, complaints, and issue resolution. This role will also partner with our Digital, Technology, Employment, and Compliance teams to identify and evaluate legal risks, and find creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business goals and pursuing opportunities to scale.

Day In The Life


  • Partner with company stakeholders to gather information and approvals necessary for privacy compliance matters.
  • Work with all members of the legal team across global office locations, including attorney and non-attorney personnel.
  • Monitor for regulatory change, perform analysis of changes, and oversee business implementation of changes in a timely manner.
  • Conduct research and contribute to emerging privacy compliance projects related to new product launches.
  • Collaborate with the global legal team to develop and implement best practices and policies.
  • Provide direction to teams during incidents and engagement of outside counsel.
  • The Privacy Counsel works closely with the rest of the Privacy team on compliance execution, matter and regulatory tracking, program maturity and reporting to leadership.



  • Undergraduate degree or the equivalent
  • J.D. from an accredited institution
  • Admission into the bar of practice, or the ability to register as in-house counsel
  • 4 to 7 years of compliance experience. Global and/or retail experience a bonus.
  • Proven ability to interpret and provide guidance on laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Strong track record of effectively assessing and managing competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills.
  • You have the ability to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Highly motivated, strong attention to detail, team-oriented, and organized.
  • Comfortable balancing multiple, competing priorities and changes in scope/direction.
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work fast & smart independently.
  • Exceptional communication, organizational & time management skills.

Specific To Privacy Practice

Understanding of key global privacy and marketing compliance laws including CCPA, PIPEDA, GDPR, EU-US Privacy Shield, data breach regulations, CAN-SPAM, COPPA, CASL and other applicable FTC rules. Knowledge of common privacy laws, practices, and regulatory frameworks (PCI, GDPR, SOX, etc.), as well as a general understanding of various retail related technologies, information security and risk management. Strong knowledge in digital technologies (i.e., social media, digital advertising, mobile apps, mobile payments), with particular focus on how these technologies are used to collect, use and/or share information.

J.D. from an accredited institution; licensed to practice in Washington State or ability to practice in-house

Certifications such as CIPP, CIPM preferred (Privacy Practice specific)

must haves


  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results.
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same.
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.

Additional Notes

Authorization to work in the USA is required for this role.

Compensation And Benefits Package

lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $140,800-$184,800 USD annually ; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program, subject to program eligibility requirements.

At Lululemon, Investing In Our People Is a Top Priority. We Believe That When Life Works, Work Works. We Strive To Be The Place Where Inclusive Leaders Come To Develop And Enable All To Be Well. Recognizing Our Teams For Their Performance And Dedication, Other Components Of Our Total Rewards Offerings Include Support Of Career Development, Wellbeing, And Personal Growth

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans
  • Paid time off
  • Savings and retirement plan matching
  • Generous employee discount
  • Fitness & yoga classes
  • Parenthood top-up
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few)

Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

workplace arrangement

This role is classified as Hybrid under our SSC Workplace Policy:

Hybrid: In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.