Lead Counsel, Compliance

Meta seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Lead Compliance Counsel. This position will play a key role in advising on Meta's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements focused on anti-corruption and FCPA compliance, and in leading and supporting broader compliance initiatives. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
Lead Counsel, Compliance Responsibilities
  • Provide legal and strategic advice to internal clients on compliance with global anti-corruption laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as on compliance with other legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams across the company to assess and mitigate anti-corruption and other compliance risks related to business initiatives and transactions.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of policies, processes, and controls intended to prevent corruption and fraud, and in the remediation of issues identified in audits and investigations.
  • Manage, conduct, and/or advise on anti-corruption risk assessments, audits, and third-party oversight.
  • Develop and provide training and communications to employees and third parties.
  • Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives.
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar.
  • 5+ years of legal experience, including 3+ years conducting corporate investigations or working on compliance-related matters, either in government, in-house, or at a global law firm, with specific experience on anti-corruption matters.
  • Experience working with diverse cross-functional teams.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in-house or advising clients at advertising, telecommunications, internet, technology, and/or media companies.
  • Experience conducting internal investigations involving alleged violations of anti-corruption laws, conducting anti-corruption due diligence in connection with corporate transactions, managing and advising on anti-corruption risk assessments, and supporting anti-corruption control design and testing.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating compliance contract provisions.
  • Familiarity with other compliance risk areas (e.g., sanctions, export controls, political activities).
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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