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Associate General Counsel, Privacy

Posted Jun 29
Full Time
Austin, Texas

You will be crucial to the company’s efforts to comply with new and evolving privacy obligations across the globe. You will drive development and execution of scalable solutions through the Regulatory Readiness process, one of our top company priorities. You will enable legal counsel across the company to provide durable and consistent advice on contested privacy issues.

Associate General Counsel, Privacy Responsibilities:

  • Drive the development and execution of the company’s strategies to address new and evolving global privacy requirements
  • Lead Meta’s strategic response to access & portability rights obligations, including new laws, and regulatory inquiries and litigation
  • Oversee our access & portability rights program, including tooling updates, process improvements, and ad-hoc risk assessments
  • Maintain subject matter expertise in new and evolving areas of global privacy law and regulatory pressures
  • Develop resources and tools that enable counsel across the company to provide durable and consistent advice on contested privacy issues.
  • Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis with cross-functional stakeholders across Meta’s business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 8 + years of experience at a law firm, government, or in-house as a practicing attorney
  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media, internet and technology companies
  • Experience advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations
  • Experience working on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven business judgment and client counseling experience
  • Proven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience making decisions in the face of ambiguity and evolving priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working cross-functionally to advance projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Experience demonstrating 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
  • Experience advising on global access & portability rights
  • Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines Experience with understanding innovative technology

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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