Lead Litigation Counsel

Lead Litigation Counsel

Facebook

Berlin, Germany 

You will manage significant and complex litigation matters and advise internal teams on legal risks. The role requires good judgment, a strong work ethic, and a keen interest in learning about new technologies and areas of the law. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in fast-paced, fun environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and direct outside counsel on multiple litigation matters;
  • Guide and execute litigation strategy in relation to high-profile, precedent setting matters pending before national and European courts;
  • Work with cross-functional teams on data protection, public policy, platform/partnership, product, privacy, IP, and commercial issues;
  • Develop creative approaches to managing legal risks and resolving disputes;
  • Ensure work product of the highest quality that furthers Facebook’s strategic goals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified lawyer with 5+ years PQE in a law firm or in-house;
  • 5+ years litigation experience, including extensive experience dealing with matters before higher and/or appellate courts, ideally across multiple jurisdiction;
  • Prior experience working with internet or technology companies a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and make sound judgments under tight deadlines;
  • Candidates must be flexible and willing to work on projects in other areas;
  • Familiarity with Internet laws and issues, including understanding of the E-Commerce Directive and its application to online platforms;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of data protection law;
  • Fluency in English and German.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency in French an advantage.

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