Associate General Counsel, Privacy Research

Facebook Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

You can submit up to three job applications every 90 days. Be sure to apply for roles that strongly match your skills and work experience.

Facebook is seeking an experienced Associate General Counsel who is eager to solve some of today's most complex and important legal issues. More specifically, this role will focus on advising Facebook's User Experience Research and social good research teams and involves close collaboration with cross-functional teams.

The ideal candidate will have experience advising on global data protection compliance issues, and managing complex privacy projects involving novel issues. A successful candidate will have good judgment, a strong work ethic, and a sense of curiosity to learn about new technologies and areas of the law.

Associate General Counsel, Privacy Research Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws (including state and federal privacy laws, GDPR and other global privacy laws) and advise on the impact of the same

Work closely with research teams to provide privacy-forward project advice, design policies/processes and evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions

Drive high-profile and high-impact research projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across Facebook's business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments

Help to develop and conduct general and role-specific privacy trainings across Facebook

Advise on compliance programs and related processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
    8+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience

Experience advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations

Business judgment and client counseling experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies

Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment

An eagerness to take on novel legal issues in the research realm

Excel at both detailed work and high-level strategic thinking

Exhibits self-awareness and effective organizational skills to manage multiple priorities

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About the Facebook company

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 - we're just getting started.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.



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