Facebook Commercial Counsel 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 is seeking a highly motivated and flexible Commercial Counsel to support commercial transactions for Facebook. You’ll be drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts, with primary focus on Workplace by Facebook, our new SaaS enterprise service. The role requires good judgment, a strong work ethic, and a keen interest in learning about new technologies and areas of the law. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in fast-paced, fun environment.

Diligent and proactive, you are expected to bring excellent business judgment, legal acumen, project management, stakeholder management experience and ability to work both cross-functionally and independently, as the situation may require. This is a full-time position.

Required Skills:

  1. Contract drafting, negotiation and advisory responsibilities for Workplace, Facebook's SaaS product, ranging from standard contracts to one-off, complex, strategic transactions

  2. Advising business on various other commercial legal issues

  3. Building relationships and effectively collaborating with business teams and other members of the legal team (regulatory, product, privacy, etc.) to ensure business needs are met

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. J.D. degree and membership in at least one US state bar

  2. 3+ years technology transactions experience working at or for technology companies (either in-house and/or at a global law firm) with experience negotiating strategic transactions

  3. Experience drafting, negotiating and managing technology deals including SaaS agreements, technology licensing, product development, and platform integrations

  4. Experience working on and managing multiple projects and deals simultaneously under deadlines

  5. Problem-solving, multi-tasking, communication and interpersonal experience and experience managing several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Technology law background, including privacy/data protection law

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.