Lead Counsel, Product

Facebook App
Washington, DC
Jun 18, 2022
Jun 27, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Facebook seeks a highly motivated attorney who is enthusiastic about technology and its potential for positive impact in peoples' lives to join Facebook's product counseling legal team. This role will focus on supporting Facebook's business messaging products which include Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger, and more. It will require significant cross-functional collaboration with product, engineering, policy, operations, and business teams, as well as other legal subject matter experts. This is an opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment, as we build and scale for our global community. Lead Counsel, Product Responsibilities: Review global products, features, platforms and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies for products across multiple jurisdictionsProvide and coordinate legal advice across complex and multifaceted legal issues such as data protection and privacy, intermediary liability, consumer protection, security, e-commerce, payments, integrity and other global legal frameworks applicable to the product you are supportingCoordinate with public policy, communications, product management, engineering, product marketing, trust and safety, and other cross-functional teams on external communications, policy development, and product development and launches Minimum Qualifications:Experience working on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environmentProven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skillsExperience working independently and cross-functionally5+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney (including at a law firm or in-house experience) or relevant privacy experienceJ.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar Preferred Qualifications:In-house experience at a technology companyExperience in product counseling role building and supporting productsExperience advising clients on risk mitigation across technology product platformsPrivacy experience, including with international data protection frameworks 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 .