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Can anyone provide some insight on what it’s like to work in the legal department at a FAANG? Very curious to learn more about comp, WLB, types of matters, etc.

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I’ve worked at two FAANGS, started at 300k as a 4th year out of big law. Steadily grew due to stock growth and job change, so now around 550k (Meta/ FB/ Netflix) as a 9th year. WLB has been infinitely better than big law. Matters will depend on your practice area/ product so hard to say, but generally has been a lot more autonomy vs law firm, and your role feels more impactful than outside counsel. I use them regularly as a hybrid deal lawyer/ product counsel, and they only see such a small part.

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Comp: on average, 30% less than biglaw tracking YOE. WLB: almost always significantly better than biglaw but high variability depending on your group and personal approach to managing XFN + manager expectations. Additional: much more emphasis on managing people expectations/issues, project management, providing practical advice. Much less “law”

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Right. Ok that’s fair. So maybe it’s 1:1 with FAANG, except I know it’s much lower for more junior.

Thanks for all the input so far. Are there any roles for real estate lawyers at these companies? Definitely seems like a disadvantage not being in tech/IP/privacy field.

Yes I imagine FAANG doesn’t need too many in-house real estate

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