Lead Counsel, Labor & Employment

Posted 9 days ago
Main Location
Menlo Park, CA, United States
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Facebook is seeking a talented attorney to join as a Lead Counsel, Labor & Employment in our Employment Law group. The position will report to the Associate General Counsel responsible for supporting the North America operations of Facebook’s Global Marketing Solutions and Partnerships organizations. This is a full-time position and a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

  • Provide counseling and support to HR Business Partners, Employee Relations Partners, and the business on employee terminations, performance management, investigations, accommodations, reorganizations, and other employment-related matters
  • Collaborate with other attorneys on the team with respect to advice and counseling provided to HR and other cross-functional partners
  • Coordinate and manage employment related projects, including internal process reviews, new policy roll-outs and implementation, and training programs
  • Draft and edit employment-related documents, correspondence, agreements and processes
  • Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes
  • Participate in the creation and delivery of trainings related to employment law matters, such as harassment training and other manager trainings on a variety of topics
  • Manage and drive strategy on pre-litigation and litigation matters
  • Flexible and willing to work extended hours and across different time zones when necessary


  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of experience in labor and employment law
  • Experience with state and federal employment law and advising and counseling clients on such laws
  • Employment litigation experience and experience coordinating and driving to completion large-scale projects (including litigations)


  • New York or California Bar Membership
  • In-house legal department experience


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.
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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.
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Lead Counsel, Labor & Employment
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