Facebook Lead Product Counsel in Seattle, Washington


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 driven and experienced attorney to serve as Lead Product Counsel on the Facebook legal team. The role will focus on counseling the product and engineering teams that are building some of the most high-profile Facebook tools for developers and other partners. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as the primary legal point of contact and advisor for product, engineering, and other business teams

  2. Analyze the products that Facebook builds for developers, advertisers and publishers to ensure compliance with global laws and regulations

  3. Coordinate with legal, public policy and communications colleagues on external communication, policy development, and enforcement decisions

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 5+ years of legal experience, from a law firm or in-house experience (including applicable product counseling, regulatory, privacy or litigation experience)

  3. Experience working cross-functionally, building relationships, and providing legal risk mitigation strategies under deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience counseling on products related to mobile, cookies, APIs, SDKs, and similar technologies

  2. Knowledge of international privacy and data use laws and regulations

  3. Familiarity with app developer ecosystem

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.