Counsel – Advertising and Marketing
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10,001+ employees

Ridesharing app
Company Overview
Lyft's mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. The company operates a mobile platform for the ridesharing of cars, bikes, and scooters and serves over a million rides per day.

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
Growth & Marketing
  • Membership in a state bar with good standing
  • 5+ years of experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Experience advising on advertising, marketing, and ad platform issues
  • Deep familiarity with the digital advertising ecosystem and legal issues related to operating an ad platform
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Willing and eager to take on new areas of law and unfamiliar issues
  • Creative yet pragmatic to deliver solutions that support the business
  • Strong track record of working with commercial agreements and customer facing terms
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage workstreams, multiple client demands and shifting priorities
  • Strategic and business-savvy to help balance legal risk while guiding business decisions
  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a respectful and responsive team player who is committed to building trust and collaboration among their colleagues
  • Good business and legal judgment and a sense of humor
  • Act as primary legal advisor for product and engineering teams, supporting them from design to launch of new features, products, services, programs, and commercial relationships
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of legal agreements involving complex partnerships, technology transactions, and advertising-related agreements (such as ad measurement, upfront agreements, IOs)
  • Help ensure compliance with laws and regulations related to advertising and marketing, including consumer protection laws, spot privacy issues and regulations, manage commercial and contractual issues, and advise on other evolving legal requirements
  • Advise Lyft Media sales and product teams on ad clearance matters including on ads in highly-regulated content categories (alcohol, gambling, pharmaceuticals, lending, political, etc.) and reviewing marketing, promotion, and publicity content
  • Prioritize workload to set goals and meet deadlines in a fluctuating and fast-paced business environment
  • Collaborate with legal team members to improve processes and ensure business demands are satisfied
  • Identify areas where Lyft's internal legal processes can be improved to better support the ads and marketing business, and work with internal stakeholders to drive those changes forward
  • Assist with commercial agreement drafting and negotiations for other projects on an as-needed basis