Via is using technology to transform transportation around the world. From changing a single person's daily commute to reducing humanity's collective environmental footprint — we've got huge goals.

Via is looking for an exceptional lawyer to join us as we are looking to rapidly grow our business domestically and internationally and prepare to launch new cities around the world. As Commercial Counsel, you will be joining our dynamic and growing Legal Department, with a particular focus on strategic matters and complex revenue-generating commercial contracts. You will work closely with all members of the legal team, gaining hands-on exposure to all aspects of in-house legal work at a fast-growing startup.

What You'll Do:
  • As a legal contact for our Partnerships team, you will manage multiple deals and support colleagues in the U.S. and internationally, with sound business and legal judgment and a clear sense of company priorities.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a fast-growing pipeline of complex transit tech contracts, including standard SaaS (Software as a Service) contracts and more complex deals with robust add-on services, with a wide variety of domestic and international, public and private sector customers.
  • Play a key role in various strategic corporate transactions, including M&A transactions, venture-based financing, strategic partnerships and IPO preparedness.
  • Manage contractual relationships with vendors.
  • Oversee, streamline and negotiate various agreements, including NDAs, engagement letters, vendor service agreements, MSAs, service provider agreements, terms of use and consumer communications.
  • Respond to inquiries on contract interpretation.
  • Work on various contractual matters with cross-disciplinary teams from Finance, Business Development, Operations, Growth and Communications, and advise on relevant legal issues and risks, complex agreement structures, approval processes, and company policies and procedures.
  • Provide general legal support to our global business on an as-needed basis.

Who You Are:
  • Obtained a JD with impressive academic achievement, 4-6 years experience at a top law firm, in-house legal department or a combination of the two, including significant transactional experience.
  • Substantive expertise in corporate and tech transactions preferred.
  • Meticulous and vigilant, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Willing to wear multiple hats and work on contracts of all types.
  • Team player who works well cross-functionally.
  • High-energy and enjoy working autonomously.
  • Outstanding contract drafter and negotiator.
  • Business-minded (you will negotiate business as well as legal issues).
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Final salary will be determined by the candidate's experience, knowledge, and skills. Salary reflected does not include equity, which is a part of our compensation package.
  • Salary Range: $170,000 - $190,000

We're Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested 
cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around.

We created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.