Lead Security Counsel

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, team player to serve as Lead Security Counsel, focusing on EMEA matters. The position will report to the Associate General Counsel, Security. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal security team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.


  • Advise on data disclosure in response to criminal legal process and data requests across EMEA.
  • Advise on criminal content take-down requests.
  • Develop and implement effective policies for processing legal requests and protecting user data.
  • Develop strategic approaches to managing regulatory, criminal and policy legal risks and resolving disputes.
  • Work closely with the company's safety and security teams to protect the people who use our service from abuse.
  • Support legal and public policy teams' engagement with regulators and legislators on safety and security policy.
  • Collaborate with members of Public Policy, Legal, Community Operations, Product, Engineering and others on safety and security matters.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience advising technology or telecommunication companies as in-house or outside counsel on regulatory safety and security matters, data protection, investigations, policy and criminal process.
  • Experience with RIPA, the IPA, data protection and analogous international laws.
  • Previous experience providing guidance to providers in responding to law enforcement requests preferred.
  • Experience with Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty requests, Letters Rogatory, and other forms of international cooperation

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