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Lead Counsel, Privacy (Infrastructure)

Company: Meta
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:


Meta is seeking a highly motivated counsel to work on Meta's legal privacy team and advise the company on a range of privacy, data protection and security-related legal and compliance initiatives for Facebook, Instagram, Reality Labs, WhatsApp, and Meta Infra. The role will work closely with product, engineering, policy, operations, and business teams, as well as other legal department subgroups, and will require application of a complex, evolving legal framework to new and innovative products and services and to core infrastructure initiatives. Both legal knowledge and technical fluency are highly desired traits for this role, as advising various teams at Meta in coordination with privacy infrastructure engineers will be a key aspect of the day-to-day work. Another key aspect of this role will be to advise and guide Meta's Infra organization in their efforts to build out a major privacy infrastructure project to encode privacy commitments at a deeper level of the company's technical foundation.

**Required Skills:**

Lead Counsel, Privacy (Infrastructure) Responsibilities:

1. Advise teams across the company, including privacy infrastructure engineers, on legal matters that go hand in hand with the company's infrastructure

2. Product counseling teams building core infrastructure and privacy infrastructure

3. Serve as subject matter expert to support business and other legal teams regarding global privacy laws and other obligations, including CCPA, GDPR, and LGPD

4. Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with stakeholders across Meta's business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments

5. Develop regulatory strategy with global privacy regulators in connection with new product features and initiatives and advise teams on the development and maintenance of privacy-aware infrastructure at Meta

6. Work closely with privacy counsel, product counsel, and product teams to guide privacy-forward product development and evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions

7. Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy-related legal matters, including areas related to partnerships, acquisitions, integrations, and other business development opportunities

**Minimum Qualifications:**

Minimum Qualifications:

8. Experience working with product or tech teams and experience translating technical concepts

9. J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and active membership in at least one US state bar

10. Experience using business judgment and with client counseling

11. 5+ years of practicing legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Preferred Qualifications:

12. Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment

13. Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, including those relevant for social media, ad tech and Internet companies

14. Experience with, understanding of, and enthusiasm towards innovative technologies, including those related to privacy and data security

**Industry:** Internet

**Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook 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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.

Keywords: Meta, Tallahassee , Lead Counsel, Privacy (Infrastructure), Legal , Tallahassee, Florida

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