Lead Counsel, Cybersecurity Law

Lead Counsel, Cybersecurity Law
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Meta is seeking a highly motivated attorney for its global cybersecurity legal team. The attorney will work on a range of cybersecurity matters for the Meta family of products, including Facebook, Reality Labs, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The position will be responsible for supporting and enhancing Meta’s comprehensive information security program and counseling Meta’s security teams that protect our users and their data. This position requires someone who can work well with cross-functional partners, navigate ambiguity, and drive forward results in a fast-paced environment. This position is a full-time role and will entail domestic and occasional international travel.
Lead Counsel, Cybersecurity Law Responsibilities
  • Support efforts to constantly maintain and enhance Meta's information security posture
  • Support regulatory compliance and engagement efforts on cybersecurity related matters
  • Counsel teams in developing products with security by design
  • Support and oversee the company’s efforts to maintain and enhance its information sharing posture, including in areas such as vulnerability management, incident response, cloud security, vendor management, insider threats, and information sharing
  • Review and provide guidance on cybersecurity plans
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 3+ years of practicing attorney experience at a law firm, government, and/or in-house role
  • 3+ years of experience working in the field of cybersecurity or privacy
  • Knowledge and experience with cybersecurity, data protection, criminal law and procedure, and national security laws
  • Experience in drafting and/or executing legal documents (e.g., legal agreements, court submissions)
  • Communication and presentation experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of practicing attorney experience at a law firm, government, and/or in-house role
  • Certifications relevant to the cybersecurity field (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CIPP)
  • Experience working with data protection authorities, government cybersecurity, law enforcement or data protection agencies, or Internet industry associations
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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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$167,000/year to $233,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual pay is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base salary, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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