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Associate General Counsel, Privacy (Reality Labs)

Posted Jun 27
Full Time
San Francisco, California

Meta is seeking a highly motivated and experienced team player to work on the Reality Labs Privacy Legal team and advise the company on a range of privacy and data protection-related legal initiatives.This role is product-focused and will involve working closely with cross-functional teams to build products with a privacy-forward design. This will involve learning about new and modified features for Reality Labs products, identifying and investigating key design elements, coordinating with subject matter experts and regional counsel, and providing practical, actionable advice under global privacy laws.

Associate General Counsel, Privacy (Reality Labs) Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data privacy and protection laws (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR, and other global privacy laws)
  • Work closely with product counsel and product teams to guide privacy-forward product development and evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions
  • Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across Meta’s business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments
  • Develop regulatory strategy with global privacy regulators in connection with new product features and initiatives and maintain Meta’s ongoing privacy-by-design processes
  • Help to develop and conduct general and role-specific privacy trainings across Meta
  • Participate in internal privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar 8+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney, including at a law firm or in-house.
  • Experience advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations.
  • Experience working on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially those relevant for social media and Internet companies
  • Experience working cross-functionally to advance projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Business judgment and practical counseling skills
  • In-house experience with applicable product counseling, compliance, litigation, or regulatory teams
  • Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines

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.

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