Associate General Counsel, Privacy Programs

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Associate General Counsel, Privacy Programs
Facebook is seeking a talented attorney to join the Privacy Legal team and advise the company on a range of cutting-edge privacy, data protection, and security-related legal and compliance initiatives as part of its global privacy program. The Associate General Counsel, Privacy role is broad and, among other things, involves advising clients on various legal risks and obligations under global privacy laws. You will help drive high-profile cross-functional initiatives across the business involving a variety of complex legal and/or regulatory issues relating to third party risk management. This requires strong business acumen, a substantive knowledge of global privacy laws and the ability to both work independently and with large multi-stakeholder teams. We are looking for someone with sharp analytical and communication skills, who is diligent, proactive, collaborative, and has demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment and strategic thinking. This is a unique opportunity for an attorney who is excited by taking on and leading complex privacy projects, thrives in a fast-paced environment and can seamlessly drive success working with multiple cross-functional stakeholders to accomplish bold things.
Associate General Counsel, Privacy Programs Responsibilities
  • Manage and advise on Facebook’s global privacy program, including developing and improving privacy frameworks and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under the program
  • Support product lawyers in evaluating impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions, and other related guidelines on new and existing products and features
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws and advising the impact of the same on Facebook’s business
  • Support members of the Legal, Partnerships, Policy and Privacy teams on privacy and security-related legal matters, including in areas related to product development, partnerships, integrations, and other business development opportunities
  • Evaluate the impact of legislative, regulatory, legal developments and industry proposals involving privacy and security across Facebook's services and companies
  • Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with stakeholders across Facebook's business including Policy, Legal, Communications, Security, and other departments
  • Develop regulatory strategy with global privacy regulators in connection with new product features and initiative
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 8+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, privacy programs and industry guidelines
  • Experience with litigation, regulatory, or product counseling
Preferred Qualifications
  • Technical or engineering experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in privacy and data issues arising in one or more privacy areas such as data sharing, security, advertising, products or privacy program implementation/management
  • Experience using business judgment and with client counseling
  • Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines
  • Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
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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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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $227,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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