Global Regulatory Counsel

08 Feb, 2021


Global Regulatory Counsel

Washington, DC/New York, NY/Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Los Angeles, CA/San Francisco, CA
Lime operates electric scooters and bikes, but our mission is larger. We believe in transforming cities through green, affordable, and accessible transportation for all. Headquartered in San Francisco, we operate in more than 120 cities in 31 countries, with plans to be the leading global platform for urban transportation. To do that, we need great people.
We are looking for an outstanding lawyer to join our fast-growing team as Global Regulatory Counsel or Sr. Counsel. The role will advise on and manage a fascinating variety of regulatory and operational matters across the globe at one of the most dynamic startups in history. If you have experience in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to be an early member of the company’s Legal Team, this is a great opportunity for you!
We are open to this role being based remotely in the United States.

What You’ll Do

    • Perform statutory and regulatory assessments of the landscape of existing federal and local laws affecting Lime’s planned operations in new markets globally
    • Serve as a strategic partner to the Government Relations and Operations teams and assist with the negotiation and conclusion of contractual arrangements with public authorities, governmental bodies and municipalities
    • Review proposed federal and municipal ordinances, permits, operating agreements and other draft regulatory language as needed across state and regional territories to determine fit with Lime’s business needs, supporting Lime’s regional government relations team in local policy negotiations
    • Draft new legislative and regulatory language for Lime’s proactive policy priorities at the municipal, state, and federal levels
    • Help define and manage procedures and practices within Legal to promote efficient workflows and the timely handling of legal requests
    • Build and facilitate a scalable compliance program to comply with new and existing legislation, regulation, operational agreements and memoranda of understanding
    • Support Lime’s Trust & Safety initiatives

About You

    • 5-8+ years legal experience (in-house experience a plus)
    • Admitted to practice law in the US and a member in good standing of a state bar
    • Proactive with the ability to deliver quality work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
    • Highly entrepreneurial
    • Provide practical, commercially-focused advice to clients
    • Ability to utilize your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships across Lime
    • Strong analytical and strategic skills with the ability to drive issues to a quick resolution that factors in many non-legal variables, such as brand-risk, communications, government relations, finance and other business units
    • Ability to manage a diverse and complex workload
    • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
    • Commitment to foster and grow a diverse and inclusive team and work environment

What We Offer

    • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in your hometown with the leader in urban mobility solutions
    • A position that offers a variety of career and resume building experiences at the intersection of product and operations
    • Work with a team of fun and motivated individuals
    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
  • Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-02-08