Product Counsel – Political Ads

Facebook | Washington, DC

Posted Date 12/19/2018
Description Facebook seeks a highly motivated and experienced team player to serve as Product Counsel on Facebook's product legal team. The position will focus on providing strategic and tactical legal counseling to the product and business teams that build tools for political advertising on Facebook. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.


  • Review products, features and initiatives to assess legal compliance across multiple jurisdictions

  • Counsel product, marketing, engineering, and other business teams on legal issues related to the provision of online political advertising products to help ensure compliance with consumer protection laws, privacy laws and regulations, and other legal requirements

  • Coordinate with legal, public policy and communications colleagues on multi-disciplinary issues

  • Coordinate with content policy, operations, legal and product teams to implement and enforce content standards

  • Support escalations on advertising content assessment and takedown requests


  • JD with membership in at least one state bar

  • 2+ years of experience including at a law firm, in-house experience, or political or policy experience

  • Experience working on multiple different projects simultaneously and building consensus across cross-functional


  • Experience advising clients on risk mitigation across technology product platforms

  • Content liability counseling experience related to CDA Sec. 230 or related international frameworks

  • Experience with political issues, including those related to political advertising

  • Some understanding of international legal requirements, including those related to data privacy, and how to work effectively across multiple jurisdictions

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