Associate General Counsel, Product (Payments)

Associate General Counsel, Product (Payments)
Meta is seeking a talented and adaptable Associate General Counsel to support its growing efforts to expand payment products across the Facebook Family of Companies, including Novi, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger. You will be advising the product and other cross-functional partners on cryptocurrency and payments-related initiatives and should be knowledgeable about product, privacy, and regulatory frameworks relevant to payments and financial services systems. You will also work with Novi’s international and policy teams and will advise on relevant global issues in consultation with local counsel.
Associate General Counsel, Product (Payments) Responsibilities
  • Counsel product and broad cross-functional teams on a wide range of legal issues (payments, cryptocurrency, money transmission, financial services, consumer protection, privacy and other relevant laws) regarding existing and planned products
  • Manage local outside counsel to secure and provide advice regarding the launch of payments products and features across various geographies
  • Identify and advise risks arising from payments and privacy regulatory regimes and provide practical solutions to address risk identified and business needs
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts within the legal team to ensure comprehensive and consistent legal risk mitigation strategies
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 8+ years experience advising Financial Technology companies as in-house or outside counsel on payments, cryptocurrency, and privacy matters
  • Experience in advising business teams on issues involving payment products
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working independently and cross-functionally within a global fintech environment
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment and navigating a large organization
  • Experience building relationships and experience working collaboratively as part of a team
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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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