Facebook Lead Counsel in Redmond, Washington


Oculus is seeking a Lead Counsel for its research team in Redmond, Washington where leading scientists and engineers are pushing the boundaries of virtual and augmented reality. Success in this position will require you to be a primary point of contact for the business, providing creative, predictive, and practical guidance to clients on diverse legal and business issues. You will also be drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts, including commercial contracts, academic research agreements, and IP collaborations and licenses. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues in a fast-paced start-up that is leading the field of virtual reality and augmented reality.

Required Skills:

  1. Be a product counseling and transactional generalist: support business objectives related to research and development, and intellectual property

  2. Contract drafting, negotiation and advisory responsibilities for Oculus’ research team

  3. Build positive and influential relationships with executives, research teams and peers across Oculus and Facebook

  4. Collaborate with subject matters experts at Oculus and Facebook to analyze and communicate legal risks across a wide range of issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. JD degree with membership in at least 1 state bar

  2. 5+ years of experience, including prior in-house experience with a technology company and/or at a global law firm

  3. Experience with open source software and patent licensing, academic collaborations, data privacy and health and safety

  4. Experience building influence with technology executives and advising client teams directly

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.