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Senior Counsel, Payments

Legal in San Francisco, CA

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.

About the Role

Uber is changing the world, and the Uber Legal Team is proud to be part of that. We’re looking to hire an exceptional attorney with expertise in payments and financial services to join the Uber Legal Team. You will report to Uber’s Chief Payments Counsel and will be based at Uber’s office in San Francisco.




  • Work closely with the Payments Legal Team on payments and financial services legal matters for Uber and its entities in the United States and Canada
  • Set strategy and provide leadership on Uber’s licenses and registrations for payments activities
  • Support Uber as it expands its global payments compliance infrastructure
  • Advise business teams on payments legal issues, risks, and opportunities with focus on financial services regulations, consumer protection,  AML, KYC and sanctions.
  • Stay abreast of financial regulations that could impact Uber’s business model and growth




  • A minimum of 8 years experience with preference for mix of in- house and law firm background
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations that regulate payments and other types of financial transactions
  • Experience advising regulated payment entities and supporting payments compliance programs
  • Understanding of legal principles applicable to payments and risk, including the payments ecosystem (e.g., the role of acquiring and issuing banks, card networks, payment processors, gateways, risk vendors, etc.), regulatory implications (e.g., stored value, money transmission and escrow licensing and compliance obligations, CFPB actions, escheatment, international regulatory issues) and consumer protection laws
  • Knowledge of major payment network rules and processes and experience dealing with major payment networks
  • Strong regulatory background
  • Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school
  • Qualified attorney and Member of the California Bar (in good standing) or eligible to register as California Registered In-House Counsel
  • Possess excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!


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