Associate General Counsel, Platform Enforcement and Litigation
September 22, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Facebook seeks an experienced, highly motivated attorney to serve as Associate General Counsel for platform enforcement and litigation. The position will report to the Director for Platform Enforcement and Litigation and will focus on Facebook and its affiliates' enforcement and litigation matters that target developer, advertiser and user practices that violate our terms and policies. This is a unique opportunity to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. This position will be based either in Menlo Park, CA, San Francisco, CA, Washington, D.C. or New York.
Work cross-functionally with Facebook teams to identify abusive platform practices and to ensure compliance with litigation-related obligations
Execute key strategic platform enforcement litigation matters in the United States and around the world
Oversee outside counsel relationships, including selecting, budgeting, managing, and evaluating counsel
J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
8+ years of legal experience, including offensive litigation experience either in private practice or as a federal prosecutor
Experience thinking strategically to solve legal challenges
Interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate efficiently and to manage people effectively
Experience with highly technical software-related subject matter
Team player who enjoys building relationships and working with others
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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.