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Meta Associate General Counsel, Product in Seattle, Washington


WhatsApp seeks a highly motivated, experienced team player to serve as Associate General Counsel, Product, for WhatsApp. The role requires extensive experience in leading the application of complex, evolving legal frameworks to new and innovative products and services and the ability to directly influence compliance and regulatory strategy with other legal teams across Meta. The ideal candidate will have the ability to lead and provide primary support to WhatsApp’s monetization initiatives across a number of products and services, and work proactively with various teams across the organization, including Product, Engineering, Policy, Communications and Marketing. You must be able to operate independently in a fast-paced business environment and advise internal teams on product risks in a rapidly-evolving legal and regulatory landscape.

Required Skills:

Associate General Counsel, Product Responsibilities:

  1. Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving legal analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across WhatsApp’s business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other cross-functional teams, covering many subject areas, including consumer and data protection laws and regulations

  2. Oversee outside counsel relationships

  3. Lead across and coordinate with public policy and communications colleagues on external communication, policy development, and enforcement decisions

  4. Directly set the strategy and vision for advising and partnering with business teams

  5. Directly manage client relationships with business leaders

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 8+ years of legal experience

  3. Experience working independently and cross-functionally

  4. Experience prioritizing work and providing advice in a fast-paced environment

  5. Proven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Prior in-house experience at a technology company, preferably with a focus on monetizing consumer and business services, including e-commerce, payments, or advertising

  2. Experience advising clients on risk mitigation across technology product platforms

  3. Experience in product counseling role, building and supporting products

  4. Privacy experience, including familiarity with international data protection frameworks

Public Compensation:

$190,000/year to $256,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment 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. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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