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Sr. Director, Global Competition Law

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

As Senior Director, Global Competition Law, you will lead Uber’s legal team working on cutting edge competition matters around the world and guiding the business on matters of critical importance.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Lead Uber’s Global Competition team, including setting global strategic goals aligned to the business teams’ areas of focus.
  • Liaise with regulators and other stakeholders around the world, including on regulatory inquiries and advocacy matters.
  • Work collaboratively with a cross-functional team, including other areas of the Legal Team, to develop and implement Uber’s long-term competition strategy, including interacting with senior business leaders in all of our global markets.
  • Partner with the business and other cross-functional teams to provide practical advice and proactive strategic guidance on business specific matters, including M&A and business development opportunities, private claims, product development, etc.
  • Hands-on work on global antitrust and competition law matters, including client counseling, education, antitrust advocacy, litigation, and deal support.
  • Retain and manage outside counsel on merger reviews and other competition matters, as needed.
  • Assist with internal investigations involving potential antitrust issues in close coordination with the lead investigation team.
  • Monitor legal and global regulatory changes that impact the company’s business across the globe, and strengthen and leverage the legal team’s capabilities on global competition law.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply global competition laws to Uber's current and future businesses and platforms.
  • Work with Uber’s global policy team to communicate the pro-competitive benefits of Uber's businesses to academics, third parties, regulators, etc.
  • Engage and manage outside counsel, including substantive oversight and ensuring budget compliance.
  • Occasional travel in the U.S. and internationally.

 

What You’ll Need

  • At least 15 years of legal experience, including practicing at two or more of the following:  a nationally-recognized antitrust practice at a large law firm, an antitrust government agency, a state or federal enforcement agency with a focus on competition matters, or an in-house corporate role.
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited and top tier law school and an active license to practice law in the U.S.
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in global competition law and practice in day-to-day advising, litigation, regulatory matters, and in merger review contexts.
  • Significant experience in sub-areas of federal and state antitrust and competition law, including predatory pricing, price fixing, two-sided markets, consumer protection, unfair competition, cartels, single firm conduct, dealing with competitors, pricing matters, and merger issues.
  • Experience with U.S. and international competition regulators.
  • Deep experience and understanding of global policy and ability to effectively partner with Uber’s global policy teams.
  • Skilled at crafting practical antitrust advice and strategic guidance to achieve ambitious business goals.
  • Proven track record in leading and managing high-performing teams.
  • Strong ability to influence, strong oral advocacy and presentation abilities, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and excellent business judgment.
  • Ability to multitask and carry out important projects with limited oversight.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high volume environment, and in high profile situations.
  • Enthusiasm about Uber!

 

Bonus Points If

  • Prior experience in dealing with technology issues is preferred.

 

About the Team

This role is part of Uber’s Global Litigation, Regulatory Investigations & Competition team, which is comprised of U.S.-based litigation (excluding employment and insurance litigation), global competition, eDiscovery, and the government and regulatory investigations and litigation teams.


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