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Counsel, Grocery, Retail and Alcohol Delivery

We're looking for an exceptional attorney to support several of Uber's biggest growth delivery businesses, from Grocery, Retail and Alcohol, to other New Verticals and Direct (white label) delivery. The Delivery Legal team tackles novel product development challenges, offering strategic counsel to Product, Engineering and Operations teams as new features, entire lines of business, and critical partner integrations are introduced on the Uber platform, in addition to driving commercial negotiations that unlock a wide variety of Delivery partnerships.

This unique role offers an opportunity to shape Uber's efforts to affordably, reliably, and safely deliver all of life's necessary and exciting items - if you're passionate about transforming local commerce, come and join this bold team.

This position can be based in any of our regional hubs - New York, NY, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL, Seattle, WA, or Dallas, TX.

What You'll Do

  • Serve as a front-line attorney advising Uber's dynamic product managers, engineers, deal makers, designers, analysts, and operations specialists who develop, launch, and constantly improve the technology that powers the Uber Delivery platform.
  • Negotiate commercial agreements that form the partnerships and frameworks vital to delivering innovative delivering products.
  • Draft master framework, master services, promotional, and licensing agreements, terms and conditions, FAQs, legal disclaimers, and other policies governing the use of Uber products and services, all with a full-view integration of risk and legal controls.
  • Be an active and trusted business partner, providing timely, actionable advice to the Delivery business.
  • Understand, interpret and apply current laws and regulations to Uber's business models, resolving a wide-range of issues, including consumer protection, privacy, data security, transactional and commercial law, litigation risk, intellectual property, licensing, and antitrust.
  • Provide critical and proactive legal and strategic feedback on a wide range of sophisticated issues. It's our job to peer around corners for the business and ensure that we are well-positioned for the future.
  • Build policies and practices to ensure consistent implementation of legal guidance.
  • Be a strong communicator and collaborator to effectively support a high-performing, diverse team and outside counsel to achieve our legal and regulatory priorities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years legal experience
  • Private practice, government, and/or in-house experience.
  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state.
  • Experience with reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6+ years of legal experience
  • Strong team orientation, with confidence and flexibility to perform in forward-thinking, constantly evolving and growing environments.
  • Collaborative approach with both business and legal groups, with strong ability to establish relationships, gain credibility, and partner with team members.
  • Experience comparing and contrasting regulations in multiple global markets.
  • Outstanding analytical and legal skills, mature judgment, and innovative thinking.
  • Ability to translate sophisticated legal issues and ambiguity into clear and advice, to communicate optimally with colleagues, and to collaborate with a broad range of senior business managers, executives and other colleagues and professionals across our company.
  • History of driving efficient and strategic use of resources, including technical groups, in-house counsel, vendors, and external counsel.
  • Passionate about your work and a desire to have a big impact.
  • Embody the highest standards of integrity, ethics and accountability.
  • Passion about Uber and our mission!

About the Team

The Delivery Legal Team is a group of legal professionals who are committed to providing high quality legal advice. As accountable legal relationship managers with the Uber Delivery teams, our attorneys - supported by other legal staff - ensure that the expertise of Uber's Legal Department is brought to bear on the products, processes, and systems that power the business.

At Uber, we reimagine the way the world moves for the better. The idea was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then, our DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. We've grown into a global platform moving people and things in ever-expanding ways, taking on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters make movement happen at the push of a button for everyone, everywhere.

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.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

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