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Associate Counsel, Privacy

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 hiring U.S. privacy counsels as part of a larger effort to build its expert team of global professionals who manage and improve our privacy and data security programs.  

What You’ll Do

  • Represent a diverse group of global clients on domestic and international legal issues related to privacy, personal data, and data security.
  • Assist business and engineering teams on incorporating privacy by design into products/services and adopting innovative privacy solutions from inception to end-of-life.
  • Provide privacy and security impact assessments and compliance counseling to business teams, including growth businesses and new technologies.
  • Counsel clients on privacy and security incident preparedness and management.
  • Research and track global privacy and security legislation, evolving regulations, and enforcement and translating that into practical advice.
  • Creating and presenting engaging training and awareness content, and further develop our Privacy Champions program.
  • Further development of Uber’s external privacy notices, internal privacy and data handling policies, playbooks, and other materials supporting Uber’s privacy program.
  • Contribute to our ongoing mission to drive Uber’s efforts to be a trusted steward of our users’ personal data in every market where Uber operates.

What You’ll Need

  • J. D. with a minimum of 3 + years of legal experience, including experience with privacy and data protection law
  • Active membership in at least one U. S. state bar
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and proactively anticipating issues.
  • Consistent good judgment and ability to apply legal knowledge to help create practical business solutions
  • Flexibility, a positive attitude, a sense of humor and ability to constructively manage change.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of international privacy laws, particularly in the EU.
  • In-house legal experience preferred, particularly in connection with technology platforms
  • CIPP certification preferred


About the Team


Come join a global team of diverse legal professionals who manage data privacy by accounting for ethics, laws, business risks and growth opportunities.

See our Candidate Privacy Statement

At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.