Associate Counsel

Job Summary: 
The Associate Counsel will provide support to the VP, General Counsel on major legal initiatives for the company in a variety of areas including privacy, general compliance, and contract negotiations. 
 
Job Expectations:
  • Assist General Counsel in overseeing legal matters of the company.
  • Provide legal support to various departments in the company.
  • Research/analyze industry-specific regulations to assist in implementation of compliance measures
  • Assist in evaluating the business impact of legislative, regulatory, and legal developments 
  • Participate in the development of the company’s policies and procedures
  • Negotiate and review contracts for the Company and its affiliates, including manufacturing agreements, purchasing contracts, NDAs, and marketing services agreements
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in privacy, data use and protection laws.
  • Support members of the legal, business, and IT teams on privacy and security related matters. 
  • Provide support in the development of regulatory strategy in relation to global privacy regulations
  • Support data and privacy incident response
  • Participate and manage internal privacy compliance programs/processes to ensure compliance
  • Support the management and operations teams with ongoing and special initiatives.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
   Required:       
  • Licensed to practice law in California.
  • Highly skilled negotiator and team player 
  • Effective research and analytical skills
  • Experience with privacy laws and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a heavy workload and complete transactions quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to work independently on projects, meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple matters.
 
Equipment Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
 
Experience Requirements:
Requires 3 to 5 years of proven legal experience, both in law firm and in-house. Experience with online retail industry a plus. 
 
Education Requirements:
JD from an accredited law school.


Please Note:  At this time we are not offering any employer-sponsored work authorization.​

iHerb Inc.​is a leading online retailer of nutritional supplement and wellness products (vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, bath and beauty, pet care, sports nutrition and children's health).​ Via its e-Commerce website, iHerb.​com delivers 35,000 products from over 1,500 brands direct to the customer in more than 180 countries.​ iHerb carries trusted brands customers love around the world.​

iHerb's growth has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a top 500 e-Commerce provider in North America and recently as a top 300 mobile commerce business in the world.​  In 2013 Google bestowed iHerb with its Google Trusted Store designation having shipped over 1,000,000 orders to customers in the US market with a 98%​ on-time shipping and a 99.​9%​ issue free orders

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