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Associate General Counsel, Product & Privacy

Posted Jul 02
Full Time
Menlo Park, California

Meta seeks a highly motivated and experienced product counsel to advise the teams responsible for third party risk management, including Meta’s Developer Platform. Product counsel are generalists who serve as the primary legal advisors for Meta product and business teams. This role will require significant cross-functional collaboration with product, engineering, policy, operations, and business teams, as well as other legal subject-matter experts, as you help shape the future of products used by billions of users worldwide. This is an opportunity to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment as we build and scale for our global community. The skills that product counsel use on a daily basis develop candidates into powerful generalists, ready to take on new and diverse challenges in their careers at Meta and beyond.

Associate General Counsel, Product & Privacy Responsibilities:

  • Become a deep subject-matter expert in the products you cover, building close connections with your product team through effective communication and collaboration
  • Serve as the first point of contact for your product team’s legal questions, and for the broader legal team’s questions about your product
  • Review new and changed products, features, platforms and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies across multiple jurisdictions
  • Provide and coordinate legal advice across complex and multifaceted legal issues applicable to the product you are supporting, including compliance with newly developing regulatory and legal obligations
  • Enable product teams to move quickly by proactively identifying and helping to resolve areas of potential legal risk
  • Support Meta’s global privacy program, including support for external regulatory inquiries and audits
  • Coordinate with public policy, communications, product management, engineering, product marketing, trust and safety, and other cross-functional teams on external communications, policy development, internal investigations, and product development and launches

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
  • Experience in one of the following areas: litigation, regulatory, product counseling, data security, privacy and/or client counseling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience advising clients on risk mitigation across technology product platforms
  • Proven experience to distill complicated technical concepts for legal colleagues and to distill complicated legal concepts for technical colleagues
  • Experience working on multiple projects at once
  • Proven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills

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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