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Associate Counsel, Political Law

Legal in Washington, District of Columbia

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

 

 

We’re looking for exceptional legal professionals to join our US & Canada Legal Team. This attorney’s primary responsibility will be to oversee Uber’s political law compliance program, advising Uber’s Policy Team and other relevant teams on lobbying registration and related compliance, campaign finance, and other political law issues.  This role also may be called upon to provide general counseling to the rideshare business, with a focus on regulatory work. The position will be located in Washington, DC.

What You’ll Do
  • Be the primary legal point of contact overseeing Uber’s political law compliance program, including handling all lobbying registration compliance, campaign finance compliance, and day-to-day counseling on political law issues.   
  • Assist the Central Operations Legal Team as needed.  You will advise on a wide range of issues, including regulatory compliance, litigation risk, and consumer protection issues.  You will work directly with business clients to provide on-the-ground support and identify potential legal issues on all business initiatives, compliance processes, and product launches overseen by this business unit.
  • Create processes and templates that business partners and legal colleagues can use to streamline legal advice for the business. 

 

What You’ll Need

 

  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state is required.
  • More than four (4) years legal experience in law firm or in-house setting.
  • Candidates must have significant experience advising on political law issues. 
  • Litigation experience is preferred but not required. 
  • Excellent project management skills.  
  • Adept at identifying and scaling routine business operations.
  • Inquisitiveness, along with the ability to spot issues, get to the heart of a matter, and articulate plans to address
  • Ability to present information/complex legal matters clearly and concisely.
  • Collaborative approach with both business and legal groups, with strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility, and partner with others.
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!

 

 


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