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Reconnect Program Lawyer
Ref No.: 17-15535
Location: Menlo Park, California
We seek a highly motivated attorney for our virtual reality ecosystem who has taken a meaningful career break for personal or other reasons and is looking to participate in a 6-month program designed to help attorneys "onramp” back into the legal profession. This position provides global legal and regulatory advice and negotiates deals, with a focus on our platform software products. Success in this position will require applying a complex and evolving global legal and policy framework to new and innovative products and services. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues in a fast-paced start-up environment, as we lead the field of virtual reality. This position is a temporary contractor position based in Menlo Park and will report to the Associate General Counsel, Platform.

Responsibilities
Be a generalist: support business objectives related to social, video, consumer products, e-commerce & payments, competition law, and privacy.
Evaluating issues associated with software licensing, open source, APIs, data privacy, and the general regulatory framework for consumer-facing software
Evaluating, drafting, and negotiating contracts relating to software products, services a nd integrations.
Build positive and influential relationships with executives, product teams and peers across our company
Collaborate with subject matters experts to analyze and communicate legal risks.

Minimum Qualifications
5+ years combined law firm or in-house experience with technology companies
Significant career pause to focus on personal responsibilities or other interests, who is now looking to return to the legal profession in some capacity
Passion for technology, innovation, and community