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Associate Corporate Counsel, Privacy & Data

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    Mid Level
  • Legal
  • San Mateo
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  • You must have 3+ years of Privacy and Information Security law experience, familiarity with US and global data law, knowledge of game privacy issues, strong analytical skills, and be a member of a state bar (California preferred). Language skills in Spanish, Japanese, or Portuguese are desirable.
  • You will review, draft, and negotiate data-related contracts, develop policies, tools, and processes for data compliance, and maintain expertise in data law for Playstation Global.


  • The candidate profile:
  • You are intellectually curious about the legal and policy issues emerging from information science and technology developments.
  • You don’t mind getting into the details (and hopefully enjoy) determining how data is a part of everything these days.
  • You consider implementation as important as conception and measure your own success by how well your work product optimally mitigates risk, while minimizing negative impact to the user experience.
  • What we're looking for:
  • At least 3 years of Privacy and Information Security law. (Records Retention, Data Deletion or Destruction, Wiretapping/Monitoring, or Data Transfer law would also be useful).
  • Experience with US law is a requirement; Experience with global data law is a significant plus.
  • Knowledge of game privacy issues (friends, family, identity), the characteristics of data/information and its lifecycle; and data governance.
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent judgment.
  • Practical, self-motivated, and resilient.
  • Able to establish relationships and consensus among cross-functional and cross-level groups and bring initiatives to conclusion.
  • Membership in a state bar required (California, preferred), and eligibility for and acceptance as California Registered In-House Counsel
  • Language skills, particularly Spanish, Japanese, or Portuguese desirable.


  • Review business activities that collect, use, share, or dispose of data for compliance with law, policy, and best practices.
  • Draft consumer notices, intra-company agreements and contract terms, and negotiate data-related contract provisions.
  • Develop standardized policies, tools and processes, and implement them (in conjunction with InfoSec, Data Governance, etc.) into operations to mitigate data processing legal risks and reduce the volume of one-off reviews.
  • Develop and maintain expertise in data law; Develop training materials.


What does the privacy and data law team at SIE focus on?

The privacy and data law team at SIE focuses on mitigating legal risks arising from data while empowering the business to deliver an outstanding customer experience.

What approach does the privacy and data law team take in addressing data risks?

The team approaches data risks in the context of technology, organization, and products and services through which the data flows. They work with each business unit to develop and implement tailored solutions.

What skills are important for team members of the privacy and data law team?

Team members should be curious, unafraid of technical, organizational, and legal challenges, and able to approach problems systematically, creatively, deeply, and broadly.

What opportunities are available for the role of Associate Corporate Counsel, Privacy & Data at SIE?

The role offers the opportunity to help develop and drive data law strategy for an international business in video games, digital entertainment, and technology. It also involves working on cutting-edge technologies like interactive entertainment, content streaming, and virtual reality, as well as counseling game and product teams on developing games and the PlayStation® Network.

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Mission & Purpose

PlayStation has been at the forefront of interactive and digital entertainment since the debut of our first console in 1994. Our products delight millions across the world through incredible games, cutting edge experiences and access to many types of media. This commitment to amazing our fans is at the core of who we are and one we share with Sony Corporation, internationally known as a leader in music, movies and consumer electronics. We can only achieve this goal by welcoming talented people and empowering them to do their best work. From game developers to data scientists, software engineers to cybersecurity experts, marketing to accounting and finance professionals, we’re always looking for talented people who share a passion for creating and our commitment to delivering amazement. We’re headquartered in San Mateo, California, and our global workforce includes teams in offices across North America, Europe and Asia.