Lead Counsel, Privacy (Instagram)

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Lead Counsel, Privacy (Instagram)
Meta is seeking a talented attorney to work on Instagram’s Privacy Legal team and advise the company on a range of privacy and data protection-related legal initiatives. This role is product-focused and will involve working closely with cross-functional teams to build products with a privacy-forward design. This will involve learning about new and modified features for Instagram products, identifying and investigating key design elements, coordinating with subject matter experts and regional counsel, and providing practical, actionable advice under global privacy laws.
Lead Counsel, Privacy (Instagram) Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data privacy and protection laws (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR, and other global privacy laws)
  • Work closely with product counsel and product teams to guide privacy-forward product development and evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions
  • Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across Meta’s business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments
  • Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy and security-related legal matters, including areas related to partnerships, acquisitions, integrations, and other business development opportunities
  • Develop regulatory strategy with global privacy regulators in connection with new product features and initiatives and maintain Meta’s ongoing privacy-by-design processes
  • Help to develop and conduct general and role-specific privacy trainings across Meta
  • Manage internal privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney, including at a law firm or in-house
  • Experience with privacy legal risks and mitigations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies
  • In-house experience with applicable product counseling, compliance, litigation, or regulatory teams
  • Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines
  • Business judgment and client counseling experience
  • Experience working cross-functionally to advance projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
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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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(New York City only*) Planned salary of $221,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law
(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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