Facebook Lead Competition Counsel in Menlo Park, California
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Facebook seeks a highly motivated and experienced team player and leader to serve as Competition Counsel to the company in the company's Menlo Park office. Working with a talented and supportive team, this position will manage investigations and inquiries related to antitrust matters and help develop the company’s legal position and strategy on competition matters throughout the world. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment with a broad and challenging remit.
Represent the company in connection with competition inquiries by regulators across the world
Work with a cross-functional team to develop and implement long-term competition strategy
Help develop and execute our legal strategy in connection with review of mergers and acquisitions by antitrust regulators
Provide teams across the company with counsel and advice on antitrust issues
Retain and manage outside counsel on merger reviews and other antitrust matters
Review and advise on pending and developing competition regulation and developments
J.D. degree and membership in at least one US state bar
5+ years of relevant legal experience at a law firm and/or prior in-house experience with internet or technology companies working on antitrust matters
Experience representing companies in antitrust inquiries including conduct investigations and merger reviews
Experience developing innovative and pragmatic approaches to legal challenges with a proven track record in providing and business-focused legal advice
Experience working with web 2.0, social networking, and other Internet and technology companies
Experience with global antitrust laws and regulators
Data protection experience
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