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Burlington Director, Counsel - IP, Marketing, Privacy & Regulatory Compliance in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


Bring your skills as a Legal professional to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work! As Director, Counsel - IP, Marketing, Privacy & Regulatory Compliance ,you’ll address legal issuesconcerning general commercial matters, the off-price business model, and compliance matters.

In particular, the Director will focus on supporting and advising the business on marketing, advertising, pricing matters, operational issues, customer privacy, product review, product claims and brand protection. You will be directly involved in driving strategy, counseling the business, and helping to develop processes to mitigate risk.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative team player with at least 4-6 years of experience with a law firm or corporate legal department (some corporate experience preferred). E xperience within consumer goods, direct selling or retail sector highly desirable.

Major Responsibilities

  • Advise on legal clearance of advertising and marketing materials, product claims, promotional offers, contests & sweepstakes, and social media.

  • Advise and train on a range of questions that may arise in connection with our products, including those related to product safety, labeling, performance claims, and regulatory compliance.

  • Conduct research on trademark availability and render legal opinions to the business related to trademark use, adoption, and registration.

  • Contribute to agreements related to trademark and copyright, including assignments, licenses, and consents.

  • Stay informed on privacy and security laws, regulations, and enforcement activities and translate those data points into practical advice.

  • Assist with the development, implementation, and ongoing management of compliance and risk mitigation strategies relating to data privacy and protection laws & regulations.

  • Assist in creating and improving processes, agreements, document templates, and policies.

  • Proactively identify business issues, potential liability and reputational risks, and collaborate with business partners on creative and practical solutions.

  • Provide training on various substantive legal topics, as needed.

JD from an ABA accredited law school is required; must be licensed to practice and in good standing in one or more states, and eligible for admission to practice in the State of New Jersey.

Burlington is committed to being an employer of choice. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work through various social responsibility initiatives. As a growing company, we offer high-performing, motivated associates a variety of professional development and career growth opportunities.Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2021-168008

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 1830 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 10/5/2021 3:37 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Legal

Evergreen Yes

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