Lead Counsel, Security (India) at Facebook

About Facebook Company

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.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement effective policies for processing legal requests and protecting user data
  • Advise on product developments and infrastructure projects, with specific focus on ecommerce/payments related products
  • Lead and execute criminal litigation strategy in relation to high-profile, precedent setting law enforcement matters
  • Develop strategic approaches to managing regulatory, criminal and policy legal risks and resolving disputes
  • Work closely with the company’s safety and security teams to protect the people who use our service from abuse
  • Support Legal and Public Policy teams’ engagement with regulators and legislators on safety and security policy
  • Collaborate with members of Public Policy, Legal, Community Operations, Product, Engineering and others on safety and security matters

Minimum Qualification

  • 6+ years of relevant experience advising technology or telecommunications companies as in-house or outside counsel on regulatory, safety and security matters, investigations, policy and criminal process
  • Experience strategically managing and handling contentious regulatory issues and/or criminal matters
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and influencing stakeholders
  • Team player who builds effective relationships and works well with others
  • Ability to think strategically to solve legal challenges with attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and flexible mindset

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience regionally on issues pertaining to data protection and analogous international laws
  • Experience with Indian regulatory/criminal law
  • Experience providing guidance to providers in responding to law enforcement requests or criminal matters
  • Experience with Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty requests, Letters Rogatory, or other forms of international cooperation
  • Experience with criminal litigation
  • Regional experience engaging with regulators and legislators on regulatory, safety and security matters preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of telecommunication regulatory frameworks desirable but not essential
  • Experience with U.S. law, including the Stored Communications Act, Wiretap Act, Pen Register/Trap and Trace Statute.

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