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Counsel, Safety & Insurance Litigation, US Central and Canada

Uber

Uber

Legal
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2023
About The TeamThe safety & insurance litigation team oversees and manages litigation and claims arising out of Uber's insurance policies. In doing so, the team works hand in hand with our insurance partners and outside counsel to drive solutions and innovate. This innovative team also works across Uber's business teams, from operations to safety, to evaluate and manage risk. About The RoleInsurance 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 Safety & Insurance Litigation Counsel, with expertise in the insurance defense industry and experience managing robust insurance defense litigation. This position is open to the Chicago office. What You’ll Do
  • Manage a portfolio of claims and litigation in the Central US and Canada region
  • Provide guidance to outside counsel on case strategy
  • Work across our business and legal teams on risk management initiatives
  • Collaborate with team members for operational efficiency and process revision
  • Draft and review various court documents such as: pleadings, discovery, and motions
  • Partner with the global insurance law team on insurance coverage and regulatory efforts
Basic Qualifications
  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state. Illinois preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of legal experience in private practice and/or in-house.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 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
  • Experience litigating claims/cases arising from property and casualty insurance
  • First chair mediation or trial experience preferred
  • Deposition experience (including presenting witnesses)
  • Possess excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm about Uber!
Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.For Chicago, IL-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $176,000 per year - $195,000 per year.For Dallas, TX-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $176,000 per year - $195,000 per year.For all US locations, you will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.