Lead Counsel, Sanctions Compliance

MetaNew York, New YorkFull Time

Meta seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Lead Counsel, Sanctions Compliance. This position will play a key role advising on Meta's sanctions, export and import compliance programs, as well as providing legal support for our broader trade compliance initiatives. This is a full-time position and is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Lead Counsel, Sanctions Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Counsel and advise on activities relating to U.S. and international sanctions regimes.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of company-wide compliance programs and initiatives, including compliance policies, processes and training.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Meta FinTech Compliance, Trade Operations, Public Policy, Human Resources, Product, and Finance to coordinate compliance programs and initiatives.
  • Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives.
  • Travel domestically and internationally as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar.
  • 5+ years of attorney experience with U.S. sanctions regulations and EU sanctions regulations at a law firm or in-house with a multinational corporation.
  • Presentation and communication experience.
  • Record of legal and business judgment and strategic thinking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A mix of both law firm and in-house experience.
  • Experience handling export and import compliance issues.
  • Experience working with or in support of diverse communities.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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