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
This is a unique opportunity to handle complex legal issues and partner with the NeMo business as we transform the lives of our customers. The newly-formed NeMo legal team currently has an open role for an attorney who will report to NeMo’s Director of U.S. Regulatory. This position may be based in San Francisco, New York/Brooklyn, or Washington, DC.
What You Will Do
Exciting hands-on work on first-of-their-kind regulatory and legislative matters, including drafting comments for regulatory proceedings, analyzing draft legislation and ordinances, and interacting with regulators on behalf of the company to address novel legal issues
Crafting language for state bills and local ordinances enabling the deployment of shared mobility devices including e-bikes and scooters
Staying up to date on regulatory changes and industry best practices and keeping the business apprised of such changes
Identifying regulatory compliance gaps, creating regulatory compliance solutions for the business, and establishing oneself as a reliable internal compliance expert
Supporting company positions by developing responses to compliance complaints, investigations, and administrative proceedings
Working closely with the market entry, operations, policy, product, safety, insurance and other legal teams at Uber to provide strategic and proactive legal advice on regulatory matters, legislative strategies, and product designs
Interpreting laws and regulations that may apply to Uber’s current and future business models, and provide guidance for implementation and ongoing compliance
What You Will Need
J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state is required;
A minimum of eight (8) years of legal practice at a law firm, government regulatory entity, or in-house role
Minimum 4 years of experience specifically handling new or evolving technology issues is preferred
Ability to quickly build rapport with business teams and calibrate compliant advice and strategy based on a practical approach to risk tolerance
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal oversight to craft strategies and lead initiatives to achieve ambitious regulatory goals before federal, state, or local regulatory bodies (e.g., CPSC, state DMVs, city DOTs)
Excellent written skills and ability to present information, including complex legal issues, clearly and concisely; outstanding research, negotiating, and oral advocacy skills
Must be confident, collaborative, and able to operate in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated business aptitude and ability to move quickly; strong communication skills and demonstrated experience working with business leaders
Appetite for being a key player in a rapidly growing company; flexibility to perform in nimble and rapidly changing and growing environments; adept at scaling
Enthusiastic about Uber!
About the Team
The New Mobility (NeMo) team is building upon the vision of Uber as a platform. We’re moving full speed ahead with shared bikes and scooters, and working to unlock regulatory barriers for these and other types of new services.
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.