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Senior Counsel, Litigation

Chicago, Illinois |
San Francisco, California

About the Role

Uber is changing the world, and Uber's Litigation Team is proud to be part of that. We're looking for an exceptional attorney to manage an array of complex U.S. corporate litigation, as well as counsel the business as we develop new products and open markets. This position will report to a Legal Director, Litigation and is based in San Francisco or Chicago.

  • Oversee a diverse range of corporate litigation matters across the country, in a multitude of practice areas (consumer protection, competition, and other general business claims, to name just a few), and at various procedural stages (from pre-litigation threats and small claims to class certification, trial, and appeals)

  • Take a hands-on approach to all facets of litigation, including fact investigation, drafting and revising legal briefs, responding to discovery requests, preparing witnesses for testimony, and negotiating and drafting settlements

  • Bring legal work in-house where possible, while supervising all aspects of outside counsel relationships, including staffing, litigation strategy, budgets and invoices, compliance with outside counsel guidelines, and work product

  • Craft succinct, practical legal advice to achieve ambitious business goals, including counseling on advertising, trade secret protection, and current/future products

  • Develop, implement, and enforce company policies and compliance efforts, including training employees on potential litigation risks

Basic Qualifications

*Active law license and minimum of 8 years of experience in a reputable law firm and/or in-house legal department

Preferred Qualifications

  • Know-how and self-sufficiency to manage a case through pleadings, motion practice, complex e-discovery, dispute resolution and trial

  • Outstanding legal research, writing, negotiation, and advocacy skills

  • Stellar case evaluation abilities, integrity, business judgment, critical thinking, and the capacity to oversee a large portfolio of matters

  • First chair mediation or trial experience preferred * Deposition experience (including presenting witnesses)

  • Team player mentality, including good sense of humor and willingness to pitch in on projects no matter how big or small

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 10,000 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.

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.