02 Sep
Lead Counsel, Privacy
California, Sanfrancisco 00000 Sanfrancisco USA

Intro: Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.Summary: Facebook is seeking a talented and flexible Lead Counsel to work on Facebook’s legal privacy team and advise the company on a range of privacy, data protection and security-related legal initiatives for its flagship suite of Facebook apps, video, and AI products. This role is product-focused and will involve close coordination with cross-functional teams to design privacy-forward products and frameworks.Required Skills:

Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR and other global privacy laws) and advise on the impact of the same on Facebook’s business

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 Facebook's business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments

Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy and security-related legal matters, including areas related to partnerships, acquisitions, integrations, and other business development opportunities

Develop regulatory strategy with global privacy regulators in connection with new product features and initiatives and maintain Facebook’s ongoing privacy-by-design processes

Help to develop and conduct general and role-specific privacy trainings across Facebook

Manage internal privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs

Minimum Qualifications:

5+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience with internet or technology companies

J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar

Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines

Business judgment and client counseling experience

Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies

In-house experience with applicable litigation, regulatory, or product counseling

Industry: InternetEqual Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook 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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