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Facebook Counsel, Special Investigations in San Francisco, California


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.


The successful candidate will join a team of attorneys responsible for handling inquiries by enforcement agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), and leading internal investigations on matters such as anti-corruption, compliance, taxation, corporate fraud, securities fraud.

Required Skills:

  1. Conduct investigation of matters relating to anti-corruption, compliance, taxation, corporate fraud, securities fraud, and other areas involving potential criminal liability

  2. Engage with enforcement agencies such as the DOJ and SEC

  3. Retain and manage outside counsel relating to investigation matters

  4. Ensure investigations result in remediations that maintain a culture of compliance

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years of investigations experience

  2. J.D. and membership in at least one U.S. State Bar

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience as a federal prosecutor or similar experience at a federal enforcement agency such as the SEC

  2. Experience managing corporate investigations in-house or at a law firm

  3. Experience with international law enforcement

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: 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