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Date:  Jul 21, 2022
Job Req ID:  9496
Category:  Legal
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Chicago

Title:  Senior Attorney, Privacy


As a Senior Attorney, Privacy at Kellogg’s, you will engage collaboratively to enable the business as a subject matter expert providing advice and legal counsel on privacy, information security, and governance matters.  As a member of the Privacy, Data and Digital Legal Team, you’ll be supporting the privacy program framework, standards, and policies, and support data and digital related matters.  You will be a trusted business partner to our Marketing, HR, IT Security and Data Governance colleagues, supporting privacy-complementary programs and policies.  This role will be based out of Chicago, IL and work on a hybrid model.




  • Subject Matter Expert – You will serve as a legal “subject matter expert” on a full range of privacy, data protection and information security matters, including compliance with state, federal, GDPR, and international privacy and data protection laws and regulations. We’ll also look to you to provide privacy-related legal advice regarding web and mobile applications, technology platforms and products, analytics, online and social media activities, digital marketing solutions and emerging technology.  You’ll provide privacy-related legal advice concerning business transactions, including reviewing and negotiating privacy and information security terms agreements.  Our success is shaped by you.
  • Policies, Programs and Framework Development – In this role you will assist in developing, managing, implementing, maintaining and raising awareness of the company's privacy program, framework, policies and procedures.  We’ll look to you to anticipate opportunities to improve the privacy program to reflect changes in laws, regulatory or company policy and accreditation standards, and monitor advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance, as needed.
  • Bring the Outside, In – Keeping up on emerging trends, you’ll scope out privacy and information security related needs including monitoring and providing strategic legal advice concerning legislative and regulatory developments.  You’ll advise on issues around collecting, sharing and accessing personal information, marketing to customers, HR and employee programs, data transfers, opt-out choices, online privacy notices, policies and practices.


Your Recipe for Success



  • Juris Doctorate and licensed attorney
  • Strong knowledge of privacy and information security laws, rules and regulations, as well as industry leading-practices and standards
  • 4-6 years of privacy experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate legal environment (in-house experience strongly preferred) with a track record of providing practical business enabling advice
  • Experience providing privacy counsel to consumer-facing business and HR related activities
  • Strong and effective communications and client relationship/management skills.
  • Experience managing outside counsel and comfort in working as part of virtual teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork and ability to influence through collaboration.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks (including those out of one’s comfort zone) and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment while continuing to provide highly responsive service.
  • Willingness and flexibility to take on new responsibilities and challenges as the business continues to evolve.
  • CIPP accreditations preferred but not essential.



It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on the links below: 





Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD).  In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day.  Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team.  This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance.  Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position. 

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.  #LI-Hybrid


Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   


Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link.


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Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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