Lead Counsel, Product & Privacy

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities â€" we're just getting started.

Facebook seeks a highly motivated and energetic tech enthusiast to serve as Lead Counsel on Facebook's consumer product counseling team. The role is dedicated to advising teams that are creating innovative new products and machine learning systems, including products aimed to improve the safety and well-being of the Facebook community. This is a great opportunity to work on complex legal issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as primary contact point and advisor for product and engineering teams based in London and Dublin
  • Analyze the products, features, and systems that Facebook builds to protect its community and provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies
  • Provide legal advice across many subject areas including data protection laws and regulations, intermediary liability, consumer protection laws, and other global legal frameworks
  • Coordinate with public policy_,_ communications, and other cross-functional teams on external communications, policy development, and product launches
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • J.D. degree (or equivalent), and satisfaction of the applicable requirements to practice law in England and Wales
  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience
  • Experience advising clients on legal issues related to privacy, user-generated content, intermediary liability, or other Internet services legal issues
  • Experience handling many different projects at once
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • In-house and product review experience
  • Experience representing technology clients in litigation and/or regulatory matters
  • International experience


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