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(Associate) Counsel - Regulatory (Government Contracts)

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

 

Regulatory work is a critical part of our business; we are working hard to shape our regulatory frameworks, develop relationships with regulators, and advise the business on our legal requirements.  The Uber Legal Team is currently searching for an Associate Counsel or Counsel to support our Central Operations Team. You will report to a Legal Director, and be based at Uber's office in Washington, DC.

What You'll Do

 

  • Hands-on work in regulatory and legislative matters
  • Work closely with the operations, policy, product, and insurance teams at Uber to provide strategic and proactive legal advice on regulatory matters, legislative strategies and product designs
  • Understand, interpret, and apply law and regulations as applicable to Uber's current and future business model
  • Respond to public entity RFPs, RFQs, EOIs etc.
  • Negotiate contracts and partnership agreements with public entities, particularly airports

 

What You'll Need

 

  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience at a mid to large size law firm, government regulatory entity or in-house corporate role
  • Prior experience in dealing with unique technology issues is preferred
  • Prior experience negotiating contracts with governmental entities and preparing proposals/navigating governmental procurement processes is preferred.
  • Outstanding writing, research, negotiating, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral advocacy and presentation skills
  • Experience crafting strategies to achieve ambitious regulatory goals, and advocacy in rulemaking proceedings before a regulatory body
  • Experience before federal or state regulatory bodies (PUC, NHTSA, state DMVs) and federal or state/municipal procurement agencies is a plus
  • Excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience leading and managing regulatory or policy initiatives for your clients
  • Ability to multitask and carry out important projects with limited oversight
  • Outstanding academic performance in law school and additional preference for joint JD/MBA holders
  • Ability to thrive in high impact/high profile situations
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!

 

About the Team

 

Uber is changing the world and the Uber Legal Team is proud to be a part of that.  You will be part of a growing team working on cutting-edge issues and shaping the legal landscape in an exciting, fast-paced environment.  

 


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