Counsel, Insurance Solutions

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 190 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.
We are looking for brilliant minds to join Airbnb.  In particular, those who have a passion for the sharing economy and the drive and dedication needed to continue delighting our users and to enable them to share unique and meaningful experiences around the world.

Based in San Francisco, your role as a member of the Airbnb legal team will involve working closely with business partners across the country to provide practical and commercially focused legal advice and support.  Your role will require a high degree of self-sufficiency, organizational skills, pro-activity and an ability to enjoy a quick-paced and busy environment.  You will operate as part of a supportive, fun and friendly team.  This role reports to Deputy General Counsel - Payments, Insurance & Commercial Transactions.  


  • Provide commercial contracting support for various agreements necessary to support the operations of Airbnb, and in particular Airbnb’s customer-facing insurance products and services.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders and partners to research and provide guidance on insurance regulatory requirements.  Help launch new insurance products as the opportunity and need arises.
  • Support insurance policy negotiations.
  • Manage day to day corporate and legal administrative work for Airbnb’s insurance products and services.
  • Stay up-to-date and help keep the team advised on laws and regulations dealing with insurance, advertising, and consumer protection in order to better support the business.
  • Be a team player, helping with agreements across a wide variety of subject matter areas.


  • Creative, flexible and experienced commercial attorney with business orientated outlook.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • General experience working in a international and multicultural working environment with geographically dispersed team members.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and pressurized environment and to act decisively.
  • Provide quick, concise, and practical legal advice consistent with Airbnb’s business objectives.
  • Advise and where necessary problem-solve as pro-actively and commercially aggressively as possible.
  • A passion for Airbnb with a strong knowledge and keen interest in travel.
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Several years in-house experience, preferably in the technology sector.
  • Training in a highly regarded and leading international law firm.
  • Computer literacy with excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Qualified lawyer with Bar admission in the United States.

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