• Associate General Counsel, Commercial (Commerce)

    Meta Saint Paul, MN 55145

    Job #2163318289

  • Summary:

    Meta seeks a talented, highly motivated, team player to serve as Associate General Counsel supporting its commercial transactions for Commerce. You will be drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements, platform integrations, data licenses, beta agreements for new features/product launches and other strategic partnerships in support of our Commerce vertical. You will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions and general operations. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

    Required Skills:

    Associate General Counsel, Commercial (Commerce) Responsibilities:

    1. Contract drafting, negotiation and advisory responsibilities for Meta's commerce products, platform partnerships and business development teams

    2. Provide legal and strategic business advice to help develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to our relationships with key platform partners and the commercial aspects of our products and programs

    3. Commercial transaction support for other departments as required

    4. Administration and resolution of legal issues and contract interpretation matters that arise in existing commercial relationships

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    2. 8+ years of relevant technology transactions experience (either in-house and/or at a global law firm)

    3. Experience drafting, negotiating and managing technology deals (e.g., technology licensing, product development, platform integrations, etc.)

    4. Experience leading negotiations with strategic partners and coordinating legal counsel across complex and multifaceted legal issues such as data protection and privacy, competition and other global legal frameworks

    5. Experience working on and managing numerous projects and deals simultaneously under competing deadlines

    6. Experience working effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, exercising sound business judgment and be solution-oriented

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1. Technology transactions experience at or for platform companies (either in-house and/or at a global law firm)

    2. Experience providing counsel to internet companies with products and services offered to consumers

    3. Experience drafting custom agreements from scratch (i.e. not from existing templates)

    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 ~~~.

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