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Facebook Associate General Counsel, Safety & Security in London, United Kingdom


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 seeks a highly motivated, team player to serve as Associate General Counsel, Safety & Security. The position will report to the Director & Associate General Counsel, Safety. This is a great opportunity to join a growing security team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:* Medical* Dental* Vision* Pension* Life assurance* Childcare* Gym* Transport* Laundry* Posted: 31/01/2020* Closing date: 27/02/2020

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as the company’s subject matter expert on legal obligations related to online safety including, but not limited to, child safety and human trafficking

  2. Develop and implement global policies relating to safety and security

  3. Support legal and Public Policy teams’ engagement with regulators and legislators on safety issues, with a European/UK focus

  4. Collaborate with members of Public Policy, Legal, Community Operations, Product, Engineering and others on safety and security matters

  5. Litigate issues related to the disclosure of user information

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. JD degree (or equivalent) and qualified lawyer with membership in at least one US state bar or international equivalent

  2. 10+ years of legal experience, including government, in-house and/or law firm experience advising technology companies

  3. Litigation experience

  4. Experience with the Stored Communications Act, 18 USC §2258A, SESTA-FOSTA, and analogous international laws

  5. Direct experience working with foreign and U.S. law enforcement authorities, Safety NGOs such as NCMEC, ICMEC, IWF, THORN and industry trade associations

Industry: Internet