Director and Associate General Counsel, Security, APAC

Director and Associate General Counsel, Security, APAC
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We are seeking a talented, dedicated, and highly motivated attorney to lead Meta’s APAC Security Legal team as Director & Associate General Counsel. This is a unique opportunity to have regional and global impact while working on cutting edge and novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment across a range of complex regulatory, safety, security, and user data issues. The role requires the ability to manage and lead a team of senior attorneys as well as an individual who can effectively influence and work seamlessly with large multi-stakeholder teams. We require an individual with a strong work-ethic who is proactive, flexible, collaborative, and has demonstrated excellent legal and analytical skills. Strategic thinking, solid communications skills, and a keen interest in learning and working with new technologies and laws across jurisdictions and timezones are a must.
Director and Associate General Counsel, Security, APAC Responsibilities
  • Lead a regional team of experience layers in complex legal environments
  • Drive strategy and provide advice on matters relating to: User data disclosures in response to criminal, civil, and regulatory legal process
  • Develop and implement effective policies for processing legal requests and protecting user data
  • Coordinate with the global Law Enforcement Legal team on regional advice on product developments and infrastructure projects
  • Develop strategic approaches to managing regulatory, criminal and policy legal risks and resolving disputes in APAC
  • Work closely with the company’s safety and security teams to protect the people who use our service from abuse
  • Support legal and public policy teams’ engagement with regulators and legislators on safety and security policies
  • Collaborate with members of Public Policy, Legal, Community Operations, Product, Engineering and others on safety and security matters
Minimum Qualifications
  • 15+ years of relevant experience advising technology or telecommunications companies as in-house or outside counsel on regulatory, safety and security matters, investigations, policy and criminal process
  • Experience strategically managing and handling contentious regulatory issues and/or criminal matters
  • Experience leading teams, characterized by a culture of inclusion and a growth mindset
  • Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally with a strong focus on collaboration
  • Ability to think strategically to solve legal challenges with attention to detail
  • Experience delivering advice under pressure and experience operating within ambiguity and prioritizing work
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience regionally on issues pertaining to data protection and analogous international laws
  • Experience providing guidance to providers in responding to law enforcement requests or criminal matters
  • Experience with Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty requests, Letters Rogatory, or other forms of international cooperation
  • Experience with criminal litigation
  • Regional experience engaging with regulators and legislators on regulatory, safety and security matters preferred
  • Experience with U.S. law, including the Stored Communications Act, Wiretap Act, Pen Register/Trap and Trace Statute
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.
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