Associate General Counsel, Global Privacy Incidents

Associate General Counsel, Global Privacy Incidents
The Global Legal Privacy Incident Management team is looking for an experienced, highly motivated Associate General Counsel for Meta on all privacy incidents (data breach). Working closely with the Privacy Incident Management team and other cross-functional partners, we direct, advise, and conduct investigations, conduct legal risk assessments, identify and assess regulatory and individual notification requirements, and coordinate and synchronize Meta's global response to privacy incidents. You will be joining the world’s leading data breach response program. This position requires business acumen, strong collaborative skills, excellent communication, and substantive knowledge of global privacy breach laws. This role also requires flexibility, adaptability, and comfort with working on numerous projects simultaneously, with varied stakeholders, often under high pressure with global visibility. You will be working on industry-leading and cutting-edge projects, ensuring commitment to privacy and managing our compliance with applicable privacy breach laws and regulations. A successful candidate is excited by taking on and leading complex privacy projects (especially breach response), thrives in a fast-paced environment and can seamlessly drive success working with multiple cross-functional stakeholders to accomplish bold things. You must also be a self-starter, able to identify issues early and drive to resolution independently.
Associate General Counsel, Global Privacy Incidents Responsibilities
  • Maintain subject matter expertise in areas of privacy and data protection laws (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR and other global privacy laws) and advise on the impact of the same on Meta's business
  • Advise and assist engineering, privacy, and security teams in the conduct of investigations into suspected privacy incidents, including applicability of privacy/data breach laws and requirements to notify users and regulators
  • Advise the development and management of Meta's (and its affiliates') terms and data policies across the full range of Meta's different products and advise investigations into potential breaches of such policies
  • Advise business team clients, such as HR, communications, and research teams, on privacy requirements
  • Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy-related legal matters, including areas related to partnerships, acquisitions, integrations, and other business development opportunities
  • Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with stakeholders across Meta's business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments
  • Assist in the development and conduct of general and role-specific privacy trainings across Meta
  • Manage internal privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations
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 with applicable privacy, compliance, litigation, regulatory, or product counseling
  • Experience using business judgment and client counseling experience
  • Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience conducting internal and regulatory investigations, especially data security investigations
  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines (e.g., US, GDPR, LGPD, etc.)
  • Experience working with social media, ad tech and Internet companies
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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(New York City only*) Planned salary of $252,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $227,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
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