Lead Counsel, Global Privacy Compliance

Facebook wordmarkFacebook wordmarkFacebook
Lead Counsel, Global Privacy Compliance
Meta is seeking a talented attorney to join its Global Privacy Compliance team on a range of cutting-edge privacy, data protection, and security-related legal and compliance initiatives. As a member of our team, you will provide legal guidance related to privacy compliance and security issues involving the systems and processes that we use to store, transfer, access and secure information that enables our products, practices, and services. The work will include 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 requirements and continue the development of a framework for analyzing data storage, persistence and deletion issues as well as to advise on, document, and oversee implementation of necessary changes to company practices in order to comply with related requirements.
Lead Counsel, Global Privacy Compliance Responsibilities
  • Manage Legal’s support of key aspects of our global privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs and applicable regulatory frameworks with particular focus to issues involving the storage, deletion, persistence of data
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in new areas of global data use and protection laws, advise about the impact of the same on Facebook’s business, and drive strategies to facilitate compliance
  • Provide legal advice and day-to-day support to the Privacy Organization
  • Coordinate with globally-distributed 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 global privacy laws, compliance, regulations, and industry guidelines
  • Demonstrated expertise in privacy and data issues arising in one or more privacy areas such as HR, security, advertising, B2B products, third party management, or privacy program implementation/management
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in the technology industry with large scale data systems
  • Technology background related to data systems, such as identity and access management, cloud storage, and data system validation
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.
Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.
(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $198,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
Related Job Openings
Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. You may view our Equal Employment Opportunity notice here. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Meta, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. You may view Meta's Pay Transparency Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice, and Notice to Applicants for Employment and Employees by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.