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Lead Counsel, Meta Business Group

Washington, DC

Meta is looking for a dynamic team player to serve as Lead Counsel on the Ad Sales Legal team. This role will provide strategic legal support to Meta's Global Business Group and Small Business Group Americas sales teams. This is a great opportunity to work on novel issues in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

Lead Counsel, Meta Business Group Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a frontline legal advisor to the Americas Sales teams (North America and Latin America) supporting large and small advertisers leveraging Meta's suite of advertising and business tools.
  • Develop scalable resources, trainings, and guidance to address frequent inquiries on legal, regulatory, compliance and policy topics and concerns from Sales and advertiser inquiries.
  • Analyze product terms, policies and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies across multiple jurisdictions in the Americas.
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams to support Sales and advertiser communications and go-to-market launches.
  • Coordinate with Legal teams across Privacy, Competition, Regulatory, Litigation, Compliance, Integrity and Employment in support of Global Business Group and Small Business Group goals and objectives.
Minimum Qualifications:

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  • 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)
  • Knowledge of legal frameworks that apply to data-driven advertising, including as it relates to regulated and restricted goods.
  • Experience advising on legal and regulatory issues (including privacy) that apply to online advertising, mobile platforms, social networking, or other technologies
  • Experience with managing legal risk across multiple jurisdictions
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with mobile application development, software development, machine learning, or other internet technologies
  • Prior in-house experience
  • Experience of advancing simultaneous projects in a multi-stakeholder, fast-pace environment
  • Experience collaborating at all levels of the business including executive and C-suite
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.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Client-provided location(s): Washington, DC, USA
Job ID: a1K2K00000906J0UAI_1003
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Pension
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Founder led

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