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Lead Counsel, Regulatory

$198,000- $266,000/ year
Posted Apr 19
Full Time
San Francisco, California

Meta seeks a highly motivated team player to join our North American Regulatory Enforcement legal team. The successful candidate will work with a talented and supportive team to help lead on high-profile, precedent-setting regulatory inquiries, investigations, engagements, and initiatives with enforcement authorities at the Federal, State and local levels on issues involving our products, including data privacy, consumer protection, civil rights, ads, payments, content, and platform integrity matters. As part of the role, they will partner with internal stakeholders from across the company to mitigate risk.The ideal candidate will have good judgment, a strong work ethic, excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and a strong interest in learning about new technologies and areas of law. The individual should have experience with creative problem solving, thinking critically about risk mitigation, and driving remediation.This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment with a broad and interesting remit.

Lead Counsel, Regulatory Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategy for managing and resolving regulatory inquiries and investigations
  • Conduct detailed internal investigations in connection with regulatory inquiries and investigations
  • Represent the company in connection with regulatory inquiries and disputes, including supervision of outside counsel
  • Collaborate with product, public policy and communications teams to develop and implement regulatory and policy strategy on important and breaking issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of attorney experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house with experience representing companies in litigation, investigations, and/or regulatory matters
  • Experience developing and executing legal strategy
  • Experience collaborating and communicating with cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with regulatory investigations, engagements and risk mitigation
  • Experience working with internet and technology companies
  • Experience advising business clients on product issues or developing areas of the law

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

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

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