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Meta Strategic Counselor in Topeka, Kansas


Facebook is seeking a Strategic Counselor for its Deputy General Counsel, Global Litigation (“DGC Litigation”). This position will report directly to the DGC Litigation and will be part of the leadership team of the Meta Litigation, Antitrust and International Regulatory group. The position is intended to facilitate the enhancement of the group’s coordination with Meta’s Finance, Corporate Secretary, Compliance, Product Legal, Chief Legal Officer and to act as an advisor and key support to the DGC Litigation. This is a great opportunity to work on important issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

Strategic Counselor Responsibilities:

  1. Support the DGC Litigation in proactively managing key priorities and initiatives across the Group, including through liaison with colleagues, organizing meetings and follow-up on key issues, and helping to leverage leadership time and attention on critical matters

  2. Manage the collection, review and transmission of information to Meta’s Board Directors, Management, Finance, Disclosure Counsel and Internal and External Auditors regarding litigation, antitrust and internal regulatory issues, priorities, risks and loss contingencies

  3. Coordinate responses to periodic certifications and requests, including quarterly SOX and privacy program certifications and representation letters

  4. Oversee the preparation of periodic reports to the Chief Legal Officer and other DGCs including overseeing the preparation of the monthly reports and week-ahead postings

  5. Assist the DGC Litigation in assessing and tracking resource needs, hiring, budgets and internal and external expenditures

  6. Facilitate coordination with Communications, Policy, Human Resources, Finance, Business Partners and other parts of Legal

  7. Manage the Group’s internal policies, procedures, and training programs

  8. Monitor and report on progress with respect to international regulatory issues and projects

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. JD degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar

  2. 8+ years of attorney experience, including in-house or law firm experience

  3. Experience leading cross-functional projects with multiple internal stakeholders

  4. Project management and decision-making experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with complex litigation and regulatory matters, disclosure, and financial reporting issues

  2. Experience shifting priorities while maintaining organization and control

  3. Experience handling confidential information and using discretion

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.