Director & Associate General Counsel, Commercial Transactions (Messaging)
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Facebook is seeking a talented, self-motivated and experienced
attorney that is excited by taking on and leading a body of complex
strategic commercial engagements, thrives in a fast-paced
environment and can seamlessly drive success working with multiple
cross-functional stakeholders to accomplish bold things. This is a
full-time position.In this role, you will be drafting and
negotiating a wide variety of contracts for strategic messaging
relationships, including development and distribution agreements,
IP transactions, technology licenses, and beta and prototyping
agreements. You will also advise executives on the various legal
risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial
transactions and general operations. Candidates must be flexible,
and willing to travel and work extended hours when necessary, to
complete projects in a timely fashion.
- Contract drafting, negotiation and advisory
- Provide strategic business and legal advice to business,
product and engineering executives to develop a comprehensive,
long-term approach to our relationships with key partners.
- Commercial transaction support for other departments as
- Administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in
existing commercial relationships.
- J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least
one US state bar.
- 12+ years of legal experience.
- Experience negotiating major strategic transactions.
- Demonstrated legal and business judgment, technical acumen and
strategic thinking, along with experience working independently and
- In-house experience with internet or technology companies
and/or at a law firm.
- Experience with complex technology transactions with mobile
operators, OEMs, infrastructure and other hosted services
providers, and/or social networking platforms.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 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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