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Counsel, Commercial, Autonomous Vehicles and Fleets

Posted Jun 08
Full Time
New York

About The Role

We have an outstanding opportunity for a commercial attorney to join Uber's legal team as we scale two fascinating lines of business: Autonomous Mobility & Delivery (the world's best platform for autonomous vehicles to go to market) and Fleets (electric and professionally managed fleets on Uber, OEM partnerships, and the charging and data infrastructure necessary to support it all). If you're passionate about tech transactions, creating industry-first frameworks, and transforming the way that people go anywhere and get almost anything, come and join this bold team as we scale autonomous and electric vehicle offerings.

This Counsel will own a wide range of commercial matters, including drafting and negotiating partner agreements that govern AV and fleet deployments across mobility and delivery use cases, integrating safety, data sharing, intellectual property, regulatory, and privacy principles. You'll also provide counseling on related programs, working closely with the business to launch these offerings on the Uber platform.

What You'll Do

  • Bring commercial experience and insight to the team, finding creative solutions to white space issues during drafting.
  • Engage and negotiate with external partners, applying economic, risk control, and legal principles in commercial agreements and other outward-facing terms.
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues on other legal and cross-functional teams, such as Safety, Product, Policy, Intellectual Property, Insurance and Privacy to provide comprehensive advice and create solutions that allow the business to move quickly and responsibly.
  • Be an active and trusted business partner to the Operations, Engineering and Business Development professionals that launch autonomous, fleet and electric vehicle products at Uber.
  • Deploy your commercial perspective in reviewing related products and programmatic initiatives to ensure commercial, regulatory, and safety considerations flow through.
  • Support fleet and electrification commercial initiatives that align with Uber's goals of sustainable transportation of creating the best platform for fleets, period - electric or autonomous.

Basic Qualifications

  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state.
  • Minimum of 5 years of commercial legal experience in private practice, in-house and/or government OR Minimum 4 years, including +1 year Uber internal.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with autonomous vehicles, vehicle fleets, or on-demand mobility or delivery platforms.
  • At least two (2) years of in-house experience is highly preferred.
  • Commercial and contracting experience in a regulated industry across multiple markets, delivering clear, actionable terms for clients, customers and partners.
  • Excellent business judgment and high comfort level advising business teams on a wide range of legal issues related to technology and/or software platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and highly collaborative with both business leaders and legal groups, with strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility, and partner across functions to build consensus.
  • Clear communicator, team orientated, and willing to take initiative while thinking two steps ahead.
  • Confidence and flexibility to operate in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Inquisitiveness, along with the ability to spot issues, get to the heart of a matter, and articulate plans to address them.
  • Passionate about your work and a desire to have a big impact.
  • Enthusiastic about Uber, and autonomous and electric vehicles!

For New York, NY-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$198,000 per year - USD$220,000 per year. For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$198,000 per year - USD$220,000 per year. For Washington, DC-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$198,000 per year - USD$220,000 per year. For all US locations, you will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link