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Meta Associate General Counsel, Product in Des Moines, Iowa


Meta seeks a highly motivated attorney who is enthusiastic about technology and its potential for positive impact in people's lives to join Meta’s product counseling legal team. This role will focus on supporting the company’s Central Social Impact team. Central Social Impact builds products that make a positive difference in people's lives, enables the study of Meta’s impact on important societal issues, and shares data to advance understanding of those issues. The position will require significant cross-functional collaboration with product, engineering, policy, privacy, operations, and business teams, as well as other legal subject matter experts. This is an opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment as we build for our global community.

Required Skills:

Associate General Counsel, Product Responsibilities:

  1. Build, manage, and mentor a team of attorneys and legal professionals

  2. Lead consensus building across legal and coordinate legal advice across complex and multifaceted legal issues such as data protection and privacy, competition, consumer protection, security, and other global legal frameworks

  3. Review global products, features, platforms and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies for products across multiple jurisdictions at once

  4. Coordinate with public policy, communications, product management, engineering, product marketing, and other cross-functional teams on external communications, legal policy development, and product development and launches

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney at a law firm and/or in-house

  3. Experience with one of the following or related legal area: Product or regulatory counseling, consumer protection, privacy, competition, data security, or intellectual property law

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience building and managing a team

  2. Experience building and scaling legal processes and operations

  3. Experience working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, delivering practical advice under pressure and operating within ambiguity

  4. Experience taking on projects involving different subject matters and areas of law, developing expertise quickly, and working cross-functionally

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