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Associate General Counsel, Product (Business Messaging) in Topeka, Kansas


Meta seeks a highly motivated attorney who is enthusiastic about technology and its potential for positive impact in people's lives to join Meta’s Product Legal group to support the Business Messaging organization. The Business Messaging team’s mission is to make business messaging the primary way people and businesses communicate. The position will require significant cross-functional collaboration with product, privacy, commercial and business teams. The ideal candidate is comfortable with and responsive to rapid developments and changes in direction as well as working with technologies, products and in practice areas without much precedence. This is an opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

Associate General Counsel, Product (Business Messaging) Responsibilities:

  1. Review and advise on global product marketing and sales programs and initiatives to provide legal risk mitigation strategies across multiple jurisdictions

  2. Lead and coordinate legal advice across complex and multifaceted legal issues such as data use and privacy, sales and marketing, competition, and other global legal frameworks

  3. Collaborate with and drive influence across legal and business team subject matter experts, and guide escalations to appropriate stakeholders in order to take strategic and informed risks to meet client needs

  4. Coordinate with policy, communications, product management, engineering, sales and other cross-functional teams on business strategy

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 8+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney, including at a law firm or in-house

  3. Experience with one of the following or related legal area: product or regulatory counseling, privacy, data protection, competition or marketing & sales

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Legal judgment and strategic thinking, along with experience working both independently and cross-functionally

  2. Experience building and scaling legal processes and operations

  3. Experience working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, delivering practical advice under pressure and operating within ambiguity

  4. Experience taking on projects involving different subject matters and areas of law, developing expertise quickly, and working cross-functionally

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.