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Lyft Counsel, Product & Commercial (Healthcare) in Nashville, Tennessee

Counsel, Product & Commercial (Healthcare) at Lyft

Nashville, TN

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is seeking a sharp, dynamic, and self-motivated attorney to join the Product & Commercial Legal team. You’ll partner with and provide legal guidance to departments across the organization on initiatives that influence the Lyft Healthcare business and more. You also will be creating and negotiating new and novel commercial contracts for Lyft Healthcare. The legal issues you’ll encounter are cutting edge, revolutionary and always evolving, so it will be up to you to continuously assess and advise using a creative and pragmatic approach. The successful candidate will be skilled at building strong relationships, working in the unknown while balancing legal risks, and comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


  • Draft and negotiate a variety of legal agreements involving complex partnerships, healthcare transactions, technology transactions, and IP-related legal issues

  • Act as primary legal advisor for product and engineering teams, supporting them on projects from design to launch on new features, products and services, and programs

  • Coordinate advice with cross-functional stakeholders and counsel product, marketing, engineering, healthcare, and other business teams on legal issues related to the provision of products to help ensure compliance with healthcare laws, consumer protection laws, privacy laws and regulations, and other legal requirements

  • Develop and drive comprehensive, long-term legal strategies that balance risk and business objectives

  • Prioritize workload to set goals and meet deadlines in a fluctuating and sometimes ambiguous business environment

  • Collaborate with legal team members to improve processes and ensure business demands are satisfied

  • Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis


  • Membership in a state bar with good standing

  • 5+ years of experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department

  • Experience handling healthcare commercial contracts and complex transactions and Business Associate Agreements

  • Knowledge of healthcare law and regulations in subject matters such as Medicare, Medicaid, anti-kickback, HIPAA, prescription drugs, and pharmacy

  • Experience at a technology company as a product counsel, advising on healthcare, consumer protection, privacy and data security, Internet law, and IP law

  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills

  • Willing and eager to take on new areas of law

  • Strong track record of working with a wide range of commercial agreements and customer facing terms

  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities

  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace

  • Good business and legal judgment and a sense of humor


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Mental health benefits

  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off

  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.