The Mayor’s Office of Information Privacy (MOIP)
Agency Attorney II
Assistant General Counsel
The Mayor’s Office of Information Privacy (MOIP), was established by Executive Order 34 (2018) in accordance with Local Laws 245 and 247 of 2017 (Identifying Information Law). The Office is housed within the Mayor’s Office of Operations and headed by a Chief Privacy Officer (CPO). MOIP works to enhance and centrally coordinate responsible data-sharing practices citywide and continue to improve how the City uses data to inform equitable, responsible policies grounded in privacy best practices that are aligned with applicable law.
The Mayor’s Office of Operations is recruiting for one (1) Agency Attorney II to function as an Assistant General Counsel, Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Analyzing the broad array of legal issues affecting Operations and MOIP, and thinking creatively about how to address these issues.
• Providing legal analysis, opinions, and advice on complex privacy and data security matters, conducting legal and other research as necessary.
• Researching models of other jurisdictions in handling complex legal issues and projects.
• Assisting in supporting citywide compliance with the mandates of privacy and other relevant laws, regulations and policies.
• Partnering with City agencies as needed to assist in negotiating and handling data privacy and security matters, relevant legislation, and questions, and responses.
• Representing the Office on interagency task forces, working groups, and projects.
• Drafting memoranda of understanding, guidelines, policies, and other legal documents.
• Conducting legal research to help ensure agency compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies,
• Collaborating with the Law Department, other agency counsel, and policy and technical staff from City agencies and outside entities as needed to assist in strategy and handling legal questions andresponses and to implement key policy goals and projects.
• Managing implementation of projects and work streams related to regulatory matters and other citywide policy issues with legal implications.
• Other legal work as necessary to support the goals of Operations, the Office of Information Privacy, and Administration, and to advance citywide privacy protection compliance and best practices.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below.
2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or
3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086).
Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:
To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.
Salary Range: $69,176- $79,552 (Annual)
New York City offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package.