About the Role Insurance for drivers and riders is a critical part of our business, and we are constantly innovating in this area. The Uber Legal Team is currently searching for a Director to oversee a team of Senior Counsel responsible for handling Uber’s High Exposure Insurance Claims and Litigation, with significant expertise in the insurance defense industry and an established record as a dedicated people manager. You will report to the Director responsible for overseeing all of Uber’s insurance defense litigation in the United States and Canada.
What You’ll Do
Individually oversee a portfolio of insurance defense matters for Uber and its affiliated entities
Work closely with our insurance partners and outside counsel
Manage a team of five Senior Counsel dedicated to higher severity matters
Advise the business on risk mitigation
Support new insurance initiatives
What You’ll Need
A minimum of 12+ years of insurance company or law firm experience involving litigating claims/cases arising from Property and Casualty Insurance
In-house experience strongly preferred, with the know-how to manage a case through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution and trial
Solid case evaluation abilities, critical thinking skills and the capacity to oversee a large portfolio of matters
Dedicated experience litigating complex litigation including employment, products liability, and negligence claims in the transportation space
Significant first chair mediation experience required and jury trial experience preferred
Extensive deposition experience (including preparing and presenting 30(b)(6) witnesses)
A proven management record with experience fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace
Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school
Joint JD/MBA holders preferred
Member of the bar
Possess excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
Enthusiasm about Uber!
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