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Facebook Associate General Counsel, Product - WhatsApp in Menlo Park, California


WhatsApp is looking for an Associate General Counsel, Product to join our team. You must have flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and organizational needs. In addition, you must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced, small but growing environment and work proactively with various teams, including the business, marketing, product management, engineering, policy, communications and customer support teams.

Required Skills:

  1. Act as primary legal advisor for product and engineering teams.

  2. Provide legal advice across many subject areas including data protection/privacy laws and regulations, telecom, competition, consumer protection laws, and other global legal frameworks.

  3. Coordinate with public policy, communications, product management, product marketing, trust and safety, and other cross-functional teams on external communications, policy development, product development, and product launches.

  4. Lead consensus building and drive coordination with other members of the Legal team.

  5. Travel domestically and internationally as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 8+ years of law firm and/or in-house experience with internet or technology companies.

  3. Experience with product or regulatory counseling related to consumer protection, privacy, data security, and intellectual property law.

  4. Experience taking on projects involving different subject matters, and working with cross-functional organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience supporting a global team at a messaging services provider or other Internet services and technology company.

  2. Experience working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.