Counsel, West Region - San Francisco, California

  • Uber
  • San Francisco, California, USA
  • Jul 13, 2020
Full time Transportation

Job Description

The US & Canada Legal team is primarily focused on engaging with transportation network company regulators at the city and state level in the US and Canada. The work includes responding to regulators' inquiries, representing the company in enforcement actions brought by regulators, and counseling the business on a wide range of regulatory matters. We also provide critical legal and strategic input to Uber's ride sharing business by collaborating closely with other legal teams on litigation, employment, commercial, corporate, policy, and other issues that impact Uber's ride sharing operations in the U.S. and Canada.

We're looking for outstanding legal professionals to join our US & Canada Legal Team, which provides legal advice and guidance on all aspects of Uber's Rides operations. This is a rare opportunity for an attorney to join an innovative and exciting tech company and gain substantive, hands-on experience with business clients and external partners.

What You'll Do

  • Provide legal support to the Rides business in fast-paced, high impact, and high profile situations based on legal research and analysis of applicable state laws and regulations.
  • Engaging, hands-on work tackling novel legal issues before local and state agencies, including direct engagement and public advocacy on behalf of Uber through public workshops and both formal and informal meetings.
  • Drive legal strategies with cross-functional partners, including Operations, Policy, Safety, Product, and Insurance teams at Uber to develop creative and proactive legal solutions on first-of-its-kind legal issues and achieve ambitious operational goals for the business.
  • Coordinate parallel regulatory and litigation strategies related to bet-the-company issues.
  • Analyze and draft legislation applicable to Uber's Rides business on various topics including, privacy, data sharing, and other matters.
  • Lead internal investigations in response to external inquiries and investigations, and then formulate external replies.

Basic Qualifications

  • 6+ years of regulatory or litigation advocacy experience at a top law firm.
  • Experience providing direct advice to clients on thorny regulatory legal matters, particularly in grey areas of the law.
  • Keen business judgment and ability to analyze complex legal issues while considering risk.
  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask, manage cases, and carry out meaningful projects with limited oversight.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required -- strong writing, research, and negotiation skills necessary.
  • Willingness to learn, be a great teammate, and fun to work with!
  • Passionate about Uber and our mission!

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

Uber is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Uber is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@uber.com