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Senior Counsel, Insurance Litigation, US Southwest

in San Francisco, California

About the Role

Insurance for drivers and riders is a critical part of our business, and we are constantly innovating in this area. The Uber Legal Team is currently searching for a Senior Insurance Counsel, with expertise in the insurance defense industry and experience managing robust insurance defense litigation. You will report to a National Senior Insurance Counsel, and be based at Uber's HQ in San Francisco, California.

What You'll Do

  • * Work closely with the insurance litigation team on insurance matters for Uber and its entities around the world
    • Assist in the management of outside counsel on insurance defense matters with a regionalized focus
    • Manage a team of other attorneys who are dedicated to the West Region states
    • Manage a portfolio of insurance litigation matters throughout the West Region states
    • Analyze claims/litigation to effectively participate in decisions related to resolution strategy
    • Support new insurance initiatives
    • Collaborate with Counsel and Senior Counsel in Uber's Chicago hub regarding case management and defense themes.

What You'll Need

  • A minimum of 8 years of insurance company or law firm experience involving litigating claims/cases arising from Property and Casualty Insurance
  • In-house experience strongly preferred, with the know-how to manage a case through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution and trial

  • Management or supervisory experience over other attorneys preferred

  • Solid case evaluation abilities, critical thinking skills and the capacity to oversee a large portfolio of matters

  • First chair mediation or trial experience preferred

  • Deposition experience (including presenting witnesses)

  • Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school

  • Joint JD/MBA holders preferred

  • Member of the bar in California

  • Possess excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Enthusiasm about Uber!

About the Team

The insurance litigation team oversees and manages litigation and claims arising out of Uber's insurance policies. In doing so, the team works hand in hand with our insurance partners and outside counsel to drive solutions and innovate. The insurance litigation team also works across Uber's business teams, from operations to safety, to evaluate and manage risk.

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.