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Associate Counsel, Corporate

$144,000- $180,000
Posted Jun 27
Full Time
San Francisco County, California

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is hiring an experienced, talented and energetic corporate attorney to join our Legal team. You will work on a broad range of corporate and securities matters and provide effective, business-focused legal advice to stakeholders throughout Lyft on a daily basis.

Our legal work is cutting edge and always evolving, so it will be up to you to continuously assess and advise on legal issues using a creative and pragmatic approach. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial and resourceful self-starter, comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and excellent at building strong relationships.


  • Serve as a key driver of a wide range of corporate initiatives at Lyft, including securities law compliance and filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, Section 16 reporting, insider trading compliance), corporate governance, board/committee and stockholder matters, Nasdaq matters, earnings releases, environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives, compliance and related policies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and tax structuring, equity administration, and subsidiary management
  • Advise cross-functional teams throughout the organization on complex legal issues and risks and guide to successful resolution
  • Shape and improve our legal processes that enable both legal and business functions to scale effectively
  • Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis


  • 3+ years of experience practicing corporate and securities law; 2+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm required; in-house experience at a public company is a strong plus
  • Degree from top-tier law school
  • Active and in good standing with a State Bar (California preferred) and, if not a member of the California State Bar, eligible to practice as Registered In-House Counsel in California
  • Rock solid foundation working on public company corporate and securities matters; must have experience with SEC filings; bonus points for experience with compensation and benefits matters, including tax and related accounting treatment, ESG matters, accounting and audit processes, and/or cutting edge corporate governance issues
  • Resourceful self-starter with excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Adept at thinking creatively (and strategically!) on your feet; proven ability to manage complex workloads, multiple stakeholder demands and ever-shifting priorities all while instilling confidence
  • Executive presence given the regular interactions with cross functional partners
  • Sense of humor, positive attitude, low ego, and a willingness to dive into new areas


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

_Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

_ _This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year. #Hybrid

_ The expected base pay range for this position in the San Francisco area is $144,000-$180,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.