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Who we’re looking for
Toyota’s Regulatory Department for Toyota Legal One is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Managing Counsel, Cybersecurity.
The primary responsibility of this role is to provide legal advice to the highest levels of the organization on legal, regulatory, and reputational cybersecurity matters, including current and emerging legal and regulatory requirements, compliance, and cyber litigation and investigations.
Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel - Regulatory, the person in this role will support the department's objective to ensure that the company’s cybersecurity programs are consistent with applicable requirements, best practices and standards.
What you’ll be doing
Primary legal advisor to the Toyota Motor North American (TMNA) Chief Information Security Officer, Information Security Department, Vehicle Security Team, Connected Technologies Department, and relevant areas of the business regarding all cyber issues, including current and emerging legal and regulatory requirements and best practices, risk assessment and management, incident response, government reporting - scope includes traditional system cybersecurity and vehicle cybersecurity
Responsible for continued development and implementation of the cyber compliance program and policies, overall cybersecurity governance, and proactive training
Works collaboratively across the organization to support the cybersecurity program, and establishes appropriate relationships with responsible members of affiliate companies to ensure coordinated and appropriate responses to incidents, issues, and opportunities in the cyber space
Participates in and provides advice/support to litigation and investigation response teams on all cybersecurity-related matters. Selects, retains, and manages outside counsel, consultant/experts, and relevant professionals
Provides advice regarding internal and external communications on all cybersecurity-related matters
Manages non-cyber litigation as appropriate, including privacy and other regulatory areas
Advises in non-cyber regulatory areas as appropriate based on expertise, which may include privacy
What you bring
10+ years of experience as an attorney at a law firm, corporation, and/or government agency, with demonstrated ability to perform the responsibilities listed above
Significant experience as a cybersecurity attorney
Significant experience with development and implementation of cyber compliance programs and policies
Law Degree from an accredited law school
Active membership in good standing in the bar of at least one U.S. state/jurisdiction
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Team player with the ability to lead and empower teams to proactively solve issues
Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time, including internationally
Added bonus if you have
Previous in-house experience highly desirable, including management of outside counsel, experts
Experience with class action litigation and/or government enforcement actions
During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
Vehicle purchase & lease programs
Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
Paid holidays and paid time off
Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
Flexible spending accounts
Relocation assistance (if applicable)
What you should know
Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time