Lead Counsel, Global Privacy Compliance

Lead Counsel, Global Privacy Compliance
Meta is seeking a talented Global Privacy Compliance attorney to advise on the design and operation of an industry-leading enterprise privacy compliance program. The team member will provide legal guidance related to privacy compliance efforts by driving the creation of key pillars of the program, including developing policies and procedures, participating in governance groups, designing, sustaining, monitoring and reporting on privacy controls/safeguards, partnering in privacy risk assessments, driving the resolution of privacy risks/issues, including by escalating key issues to leadership, cross-functional partners and governance bodies, setting privacy policy, and enforcing privacy requirements. A successful candidate will be prepared to create and maintain the new Privacy Program and continue the development of a framework for analyzing privacy regulations as well as to advise on, document, and oversee implementation of necessary changes to Meta’s Privacy Program in order to comply with related requirements.
Lead Counsel, Global Privacy Compliance Responsibilities
  • Manage Legal’s support of key aspects of our privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs and applicable regulatory frameworks
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in new areas of data use and protection laws, advise about the impact of the same on Meta's business, and drive strategies to facilitate compliance
  • Provide legal advice and day-to-day support to the Privacy Organization
  • Investigate and advise on potential privacy issues related to corporate governance and external reporting
  • Analyze privacy legal requirements and oversee the design and implementation of privacy controls as part of the Privacy Program
  • Coordinate with legal compliance groups to ensure integration of the Privacy Program on a global scale
  • Provide focused and pragmatic legal advice on Privacy Program controls testing and management of privacy compliance
  • Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy-related legal matters, including in areas related to partnerships, integrations, and other business development opportunities
  • Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with stakeholders across Meta's business including policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Experience with compliance, regulatory, or product counseling
  • Experience using business judgment and with client counseling
  • Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under tight deadlines
  • Experience with privacy laws, compliance, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies, and experience working with international teams
  • Demonstrated expertise in privacy and data issues arising in one or more privacy areas such as HR, security, advertising, B2B products, or privacy program implementation/management
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 $198,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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