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Facebook Associate General Counsel, Facebook Reality Labs in Boston, Massachusetts

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Facebook seeks a highly motivated and experienced team player to serve as Associate General Counsel on the Facebook Reality Labs legal team. You will focus on providing strategic legal counseling to internal product, operations, and business teams in order to identify and mitigate global legal risk, primarily in connection with Facebook’s AI platform and/or voice assistant. 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. Analyze products, policies and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies for products across multiple jurisdictions, including evaluating the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions.

  2. Provide product, engineering, policy, and other business teams with legal advice relating to product development, machine learning, and data collection, across many subject areas including consumer protection laws, data protection laws and regulations, and international competition law frameworks.

  3. Work cross functionally with attorneys from other legal teams such as privacy, regulatory, commercial, and litigation.

  4. Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across Facebook's business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments.

  5. Develop and maintain subject matter expertise on legal developments related to artificial intelligence, machine learning, and voice assistants.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 8+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm or in-house experience (applicable litigation, regulatory, privacy, or product counseling experience)

  3. Experience working on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment

  4. Proven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with consumer-facing software products

  2. Experience advising clients on risk mitigation for AI and machine learning product platforms and/or voice assistants

  3. Experience in product counseling and data protection and privacy laws (including biometrics laws) and related international frameworks

  4. In-house experience with applicable litigation, regulatory, or product counseling

  5. Business judgment and client counseling experience

  6. Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder 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.

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