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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Product, Full Time    Nashville, TN    Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2021
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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 seeking a sharp, dynamic, & self-motivated attorney to join the Product & Commercial Legal team. Youll partner with & provide legal guidance to departments across the organization on initiatives that influence the Lyft Healthcare business & more. You also will be creating & negotiating new & novel commercial contracts for Lyft Healthcare. 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. The successful candidate will be skilled at building strong relationships, working in the unknown while balancing legal risks, & comfortable working in a fast-paced & dynamic environment. 


  • Draft & negotiate a variety of legal agreements involving complex partnerships, healthcare transactions, technology transactions, & IP-related legal issues
  • Act as primary legal advisor for product & engineering teams, supporting them on projects from design to launch on new features, products & services, & programs
  • Coordinate advice with cross-functional stakeholders & counsel product, marketing, engineering, healthcare, & other business teams on legal issues related to the provision of products to help ensure compliance with healthcare laws, consumer protection laws, privacy laws & regulations, & other legal requirements
  • Develop & drive comprehensive, long-term legal strategies that balance risk & business objectives
  • Prioritize workload to set goals & meet deadlines in a fluctuating & sometimes ambiguous business environment
  • Collaborate with legal team members to improve processes & ensure business demands are satisfied
  • Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis


  • Membership in a state bar with good standing
  • 5+ years of experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Experience handling healthcare commercial contracts & complex transactions & Business Associate Agreements
  • Knowledge of healthcare law & regulations in subject matters such as Medicare, Medicaid, anti-kickback, HIPAA, prescription drugs, & pharmacy
  • Experience at a technology company as a product counsel, advising on healthcare, consumer protection, privacy & data security, Internet law, & IP law
  • 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
  • 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
  • Good business & legal judgment & a sense of humor


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • Mental health 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, & 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 & 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 & local law. 

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