Counsel, Bikes & Scooters

At Lyft, community is what we are and it’s what we do. It’s what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft is hiring an outstanding Counsel to join our expanding Legal team dedicated to the Bikes & Scooters business. You will partner with and provide legal guidance to departments such as Government Relations, Operations, Product, Marketing, Brand and Business Development on initiatives that influence all aspects of the business. The legal issues you’ll encounter are cutting edge, revolutionary and always evolving so it will be up to you to continuously assess and advise using a creative and pragmatic approach.

Responsibilities:


  • Provide strategic business and legal advice to high growth unit

  • Draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, including supply and manufacturing, consulting, logistics, facilities and service agreements

  • Review and advise on state and local permitting regulations

  • Review and advise on promotional and marketing communications

  • Improve our standard form agreements and legal processes that help us scale globally with a consistent but locally relevant approach


 Experience & Skills:

  • Law Degree from top-tier law school

  • 5+ years of experience working in a law firm and in-house legal department

  • Passionate about improving urban mobility and transportation

  • Experience working in retail and operations-heavy business

  • Experience with state and local regulations or or micromobility business models and laws a plus

  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong track record of working with a wide range of commercial agreements, without significant supervision

  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities

  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace

  • Willing and eager to take on new areas of law or responsibility where no matter is above or beneath you.

  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving workplace with a commitment to getting things done.


Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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