Privacy Legal Researcher

Privacy Legal Researcher

Location: Atlanta, GA

The position is for a member of the OneTrust Global Privacy Team which requires an individual with legal expertise who can provide research and monitoring of global data protection developments. A familiarity with privacy law and technology is important in order to provide high quality content.


Typical day/week snapshot

  • Research new legal developments in the data protection field for specific regions/countries

  • Indexing data protection materials

  • Drafting content for availability in the software and in marketing

  • Prepare reports, analyses, briefing materials, and presentations.

  • Follow industry groups and standards bodies that advance privacy methodologies.

  • Attending data protection events around the world

Position Requirements

  • JD

  • Research experience

  • Familiarity with data privacy regulatory requirements and compliance issues.

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability and willingness to travel (10%-30%)

Additional Highly Preferred Skills

  • Fluency in more than one language preferred.

  • CIPP/E certification, CIPM certification, or other privacy certifications

  • Experience in a trade association, think tank, university, consulting, law firm, compliance, and in-house

What You’ll gain from joining OneTrust

You can expect tremendous professional development; an opportunity to work in an open environment on solutions that are reshaping the way businesses operate; and respect for your ideas. We believe in recognition for a job well-done, competitive salaries and a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.


About OneTrust

OneTrust is an enterprise software platform for data privacy compliance. Our web based software solves this problem by helping organizations understand the complete picture of personal data being governed. It is a single place for the privacy office to collaborate with business groups, vendors and trusted advisors managing privacy risks.


OneTrust was founded by seasoned veterans with an extensive background in building enterprise-grade software for the world’s most complex and highly regulated organizations. Our advisory board consists of industry experts who helped shape the global privacy policy landscape and invented foundational principles and frameworks used by business over the past 20+ years. As an IAPP Platinum Plus Member, we are committed to advancing innovation and helping organizations minimize their compliance risk. We can be found online at