Motorola Solutions
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Chicago, IL

Senior Product and Privacy Counsel, Video Security & Access Control at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department Overview
The Senior Privacy Counsel, Video Security & Access Control will be a member of the global products counsel team within the Motorola Solutions commercial legal department.
Job Description

*This position can be remote anywhere in the USA*

The Senior Product and Privacy Counsel, Video Security & Access Control (VSAC) will serve as the product-specific privacy and data expert within the Global Products Counsel organization for the video and access control businesses of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (“Motorola Solutions”). Motorola Solutions’ video portfolio includes a variety of video analytics, access control and other security products through a number of leading brands including Avigilon, Pelco, Vigilant, Watchguard and OpenPath. The Senior Product and Privacy Counsel will report to the Legal Director, Mobile Video Solutions — and also work closely with the Lead Counsel, VSAC, the Global Data Protection Office, product, engineering, security and business teams —to advise on the privacy implications of new and existing video and security solutions, which include advanced analytics and AI such as Appearance Search™ and license plate recognition, and to advise on data privacy aspects of commercial transactions. 


  • Provide advice and counsel to VSAC product teams and business leaders on relevant global privacy and security laws, standards and policies, including laws around the use of biometrics and artificial intelligence

  • Identify and develop ways to mitigate product specific data and security risks

  • Provide proactive,creative, business oriented legal guidance to product leaders to facilitate launch of new and innovative products and services while ensuring all privacy and data protection risks are properly mitigated

  • Serve as VSAC product and privacy subject matter expert in connection with domestic and international sales and legal teams responding to requests for proposals or other customer solicitations, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, including data security and privacy clauses, to manage legal risks Work together with the Global Data Protection Office to expand Motorola Solutions internal controls across VSAC to ensure the products and services of VSAC are supporting our customer’s compliance obligations with applicable laws, standards and policies as well as our own, and identify and implement additional controls critical to the VSAC business.

  • Support security and other teams, as needed, in responding to any data security incident responses

  • Cross-functional collaboration with the government affairs team to engage with privacy regulators as may be required, and with the compliance team to ensure compliance with company standards and policies


  • Juris Doctorate degree from a top rated ABA accredited law school

  • Active member of a State Bar Association with authorization to practice within the state in which the employee works

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience as an attorney for private law firm and/or as in-house counsel; direct experience advising global product and engineering teams on integrating privacy and security into new and existing products and services; commercial transaction experience, reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts

  • Strong understanding of technology and law, with a general understanding of cloud industry technologies, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

  • Prior experience advising product teams in connection with development and use of biometrics and video technologies preferred

  • CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPM certifications strongly preferred

  • Working knowledge of global data and privacy laws and standards, including but not limited to CCPA, GDPR, HIPAA, EU directives on electronic commerce, data retention and law enforcement

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, sound judgment and decision-making skills within the context of a fast-paced and high stakes business

  • Strong business acumen, with ability to understand the company’s business objectives, anticipate the legal issues that could arise and drive solutions through execution

Basic Requirements
  • Minimum of a Juris Doctorate and 5+ years of experience

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.

Travel Requirements
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Where we are

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

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What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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