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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Lead Counsel, Privacy Data Life Cycle (a1K2K000008TxuCUAS)





Chicago, Illinois, United States

Meta is seeking 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 teams. 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.Understanding and advising cross functional teams on how Meta handles user data throughout the life cycle will be a key aspect of this role.

Required SkillsLead Counsel, Privacy Data Life Cycle Responsibilities:
  • Advise teams across the company on legal matters that implicate the way Meta handles user data throughout the life cycle
  • Serve as subject matter expert to support business and other legal teams regarding global privacy laws and other obligations that implicate data life cycle management, including CCPA, GDPR, and LGPD
  • 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
  • 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
Minumum QualificationMinimum Qualifications:
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 5+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Experience working with product or technology teams
  • Experience using business judgment and with client counseling
Preferred QualificationPreferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, including those relevant for social media, ad tech and Internet companies
  • Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Experience with, understanding of, and enthusiasm towards innovative technologies, including those related to privacy and data security
  • Product or Technology experience and the capability to understand product development concepts to aid with issue spotting

(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $198,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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