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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Product, Full Time    San Francisco, CA    Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2020
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At Lyft, our mission is to improve peoples lives with the worlds best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization.

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


  • Provide practical & creative legal advice & support on business matters in a fast-paced business environment
  • Develop & drive comprehensive, long-term legal strategies that balance risk & business objectives
  • Draft & negotiate a variety of legal agreements involving complex partnerships, technology transactions, & IP-related legal issues
  • Prioritize workload to set goals & meet deadlines in a fluctuating & sometimes ambiguous business environment
  • Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis


  • Law degree from top-tier law school & membership in a state bar with good standing
  • 5+ years of experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Experience advising on the development of new products & services
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written & verbal), & interpersonal skills
  • Willing & eager to take on new areas of law
  • Strong track record of working with a wide range of commercial agreements & customer facing terms
  • Willing & eager to take on new areas of law & function independently in a demanding fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, & simultaneously manage workloads, multiple client demands & shifting priorities
  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace
  • Great judgment & sense of humor


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • In addition to 11 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, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & 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 & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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