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VP, Legal - Technology & Data

New York, NY, USA


About the Role

The National Hockey League seeks an experienced technology-focused attorney to provide legal support and oversight on technology- and data-related transactions and matters, including with respect to the use of new and emerging technologies, data governance, privacy and cybersecurity.

Participate as a senior member of the League's in-house legal team primarily focusing on technology- and data-related transactions and matters, including:

Working closely with senior businesspeople, other in-house lawyers and outside counsel strategizing, structuring, drafting, negotiating and providing general legal advice on technology relationships, products, services and other matters, including for example:
AI, machine learning and biometrics;
Data privacy matters, including maintaining privacy programs and compliance with US, Canadian and foreign privacy and data protection laws, regulations and frameworks;
Data access, sharing, management, governance and protection;
Cybersecurity matters, including policies and procedures, incident response plans, and applicable laws, regulations and frameworks;
Responsibility for planning and day-to-day management of transactional processes; and
Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Serve as key subject matter expert with respect to technology- and data-related matters, including by proactively staying up to date with new and emerging technologies and the changes and developments in laws, regulations, standards and guidance related to the use of technology and data, and as needed and described in part above, help establish appropriate policies, procedures and practices associated with the League’s adoption and use of technologies and data.


About the Company

Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.

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