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Facebook Lead Counsel, Privacy Integrity in New York, New York


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 seeking a talented attorney to work on Facebook’s Legal Privacy Team to support Facebook’s community and business integrity teams. The successful candidate will work with integrity teams in the United States and abroad to create, enforce, and improve policies and product features intended to help protect the safety and security of Facebook users and promote trust on Facebook services. The role will work closely with product, engineering, policy, operations, and business teams, and will apply a complex, evolving legal framework to new and innovative products and services. We are looking for a candidate who has a solid understanding of privacy laws and principles, is motivated, collaborates well, and is able to practically weigh and manage risks around privacy. In addition, a successful candidate is excited by taking on and leading complex privacy projects, thrives in a fast-paced environment and can seamlessly drive success working with multiple cross-functional stakeholders to accomplish bold things.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and privacy laws globally and advise on the impact of the same on Facebook’s business

  2. Assist product lawyers in evaluating the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions

  3. Support members of the business and policy teams on privacy related community and business integrity issues

  4. Assist in the development and conduct of general and role-specific privacy trainings across Facebook

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 5+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience

  3. Experience specifically advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations, with working knowledge of relevant privacy laws such as CCPA, GDPR or LGPD

  4. Business judgment and client counseling experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Working knowledge of youth/minor related privacy issues and laws

  2. In-house experience with applicable litigation, regulatory, or product counseling, particularly at a technology company

  3. Working knowledge of global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially those relevant for social media and Internet companies

  4. Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment

  5. Experience explaining topics and gaining support and consensus from multiple stakeholders

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