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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Associate General Counsel, Product & Privacy



Full Time

On Site


San Francisco, California, United States

Meta is looking for an Associate General Counsel, Product & Privacy who is enthusiastic about technology and its potential for positive impact in peoples’ lives. You will help drive high-profile cross-functional initiatives across the business involving a variety of complex legal and regulatory issues relating to third party risk management, with a focus on privacy, data protection, and security-related risks and obligations. This requires strong business acumen, a substantive knowledge of global privacy laws, and the ability to both work independently and with large multi-stakeholder teams. We are looking for someone with sharp analytical and communication skills, who is diligent, proactive, collaborative, and has demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment and strategic thinking.

Associate General Counsel, Product & Privacy Responsibilities:

  • Support Meta’s global privacy program, including by developing and improving privacy frameworks and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under global privacy laws.
  • Support product counsel in evaluating the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance, enforcement actions, and other obligations on new and existing products and features.
  • Develop and maintain subject-matter expertise in areas of data use and protection.
  • Support members of the Legal, Partnerships, Policy, and Privacy teams on privacy and security-related legal matters, including in areas related to product development, partnerships, integrations, and other business development opportunities.
  • Develop regulatory strategy with global privacy regulators in connection with new product features and initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney at a law firm and/or in-house
  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, privacy programs and industry guidelines
  • Experience with one of the following or related legal areas: litigation, regulatory, or product counseling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney at a law firm and/or in-house
  • Technical or engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience in privacy and data issues arising in one or more privacy areas such as data sharing, security, advertising, products, or privacy program implementation/management
  • Experience using business judgment and with client counseling
  • Experience taking on projects involving different subject matters, and working with cross-functional organizations to drive alignment
  • Experience supporting a global team at an Internet services and technology company
  • Experience working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, delivering practical advice under pressure and operating within ambiguity

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.

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