Facebook Associate General Counsel, Safety & Security in Menlo Park, California


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.


Facebook seeks a highly motivated, team player to serve as Associate General Counsel, Safety & Security. The position will report to the Director & Associate General Counsel, Security. This is a great opportunity to join a growing security team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as the company’s subject matter expert on legal obligations related to online safety

  2. Develop and implement global policies relating to safety and security

  3. Support legal and Public Policy teams’ engagement with regulators and legislators on safety issues

  4. Collaborate with members of Public Policy, Legal, Community Operations, Product, Engineering and others on safety and security matters

  5. Litigate issues related to the disclosure of user information

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. JD degree or foreign equivalent and membership in at least one US state bar

  2. 10+ years of legal experience, including in-house and/or law firm experience advising technology companies

  3. Litigation experience

  4. Experience with the Stored Communications Act, 18 USC §2258A, SESTA-FOSTA, and analogous international laws

  5. Direct experience working with foreign and U.S. law enforcement authorities, Safety NGOs such as NCMEC, ICMEC, IWF, THORN and industry trade associations

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. 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.