Description:

Lyft is looking for a bright, energetic, and self-motivated attorney with at least 5 years of litigation and counseling experience with an emphasis in antitrust and competition law. You will assist with a wide variety of litigation, counseling, and compliance matters that are core to the company's business and growth, and you will work cross-functionally across Lyft to help craft solutions to the novel legal challenges Lyft faces every day. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial and resourceful, skilled at building strong relationships, and comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsibility — meaning, hands-on work, not just supervising outside counsel — for a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal courts, regulatory matters, and internal counseling on litigation issues related to antitrust law and other areas
  • Provide sound legal counsel and become a trusted advisor to teams across Lyft
  • Provide trainings and other support related to Lyft's antitrust compliance program
  • Understand, interpret, and apply current antitrust and competition law and regulations to Lyft's current and prospective products and services
  • Collaborate closely with fellow Legal Team members and outside counsel to develop and implement litigation strategy with an eye toward impact on Lyft's broader business objectives
  • Manage outside counsel, including tactical guidance, staffing, case management, budgeting, and alignment with Lyft's broader legal strategy
  • Provide assistance and support to Lyft's Legal Team members, and work closely with other teams across the company to provide cross-functional legal advice

Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience practicing in-house, at a regulatory entity or at a large or mid-size law firm
  • J.D. from a top-tier law school and membership in at least one state bar
  • Experience crafting antitrust advice and strategic guidance, and carrying out trainings and other components of antitrust compliance programs
  • ​​Experience representing clients in antitrust inquiries, including government investigations and/or merger reviews
  • Experience litigating and/or counseling in other areas of the law in addition to antitrust–e.g., regulatory disputes and investigations, discrimination and accessibiity claims, and complex or consumer class actions–is preferred.
  • Preference is given to candidates with prior in-house experience and/or experience advising similarly situated clients as outside counsel
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving workplace
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage complex workloads, multiple client demands, and shifting priorities
  • Be a resourceful self-starter and have a passion for results. Embody Lyft's culture, and operate with high standards and ethics