Posted 5 days ago
Facebook seeks a highly skilled, agile and collaborative professional to serve as Lead Commercial Counsel supporting its growing efforts in the payments and e-commerce space. You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts related to strategic payments partnerships, e-commerce integrations, and other commercial matters. 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 at the forefront of helping to deliver new payment and e-commerce experiences around the world. This is a full-time position.

  • Draft, negotiate and advise on complex, multifaceted agreements enabling Facebook's payments, ecommerce, and other products
  • Provide strategic legal and business advice to facilitate long-term relationships with key partners
  • Manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Instruct and manage outside counsel, as needed


  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 5+ years of legal experience, including in-house experience with payments matters in the context of internet or technology companies and/or relevant law firm work
  • Experience drafting complex strategic technology and/or payments transactions and leading high visibility negotiations, including in-person
  • Experience managing high deal volume on deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Experience working cross-functionally and using strategic thinking to achieve business objectives
  • Sound legal judgment and experience solving problems in a practical manner


  • Experience with data privacy and/or payments related regulations
  • Experience managing outside counsel
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • International experience


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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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Lead Commercial Counsel, Payments