Subpoena Compliance Specialist at Lyft

Title: Subpoena Compliance Specialist

Location: U.S. Anywhere

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 looking for a Subpoena Compliance Specialist to join its Legal Team! You will work closely with in-house counsel and paralegals to help keep Lyft’s legal team efficient, ensure legal compliance, and mitigate risk. You will handle a wide range of confidential responsibilities, with a primary focus on investigating and determining responses to civil subpoenas, public health requests, and government requests. You enjoy working in a constantly changing environment and streamlining hectic days. You are flexible, yet incredibly organized. You can also maintain great relationships with different groups of people, and are an amazing communicator overall. Most importantly, you should be a self-starter with a can-do attitude who takes direction well and is eager to learn no task is too big or too small. Come join the fun at Lyft!


  • Independently analyze criminal, civil, and public health third-party requests for data, and evaluate available information;
  • Conduct confidential investigations;
  • Investigate and prepare responses to third-party data requests;
  • Serve as primary point of contact for third-parties seeking Lyft data, including negotiating scope of requests and achieving consensus;
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure effective compliance with requests and to scale with team and company growth;
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams working on issues involving safety, customer experience, and external communications to respond to internal & external stakeholders about safety incidents;
  • Assist legal counsel with complex civil and criminal litigation pursuant to third-party requests for data;
  • Serve as a custodian of records in litigation;
  • Assist with periodic financial, executive, and intradepartmental reporting on legal matters;
  • Assist with preparing executive-level & external communications relating to safety incidents reported by law enforcement.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years relevant experience (legal, trust and safety, operations, administrative, or project management) is required for this position
  • A J.D. is beneficial to the performance of the assigned duties but is not required for this position
  • Proven negotiator
  • Self-motivated, efficient, and eager to constantly learn and adapt
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Adaptable and resourceful in a dynamic environment, with strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication as well as legal analysis and research skills
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion with minimal oversight to evaluate appropriate responses to civil and government requests for data
  • Proficiency working in a Mac environment, and specifically with Google Apps (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive, etc.), and Slack
  • Welcome increasing responsibility, enjoy novel work challenges, and manage a fast-paced workflow that is ever-changing in volume and complexity;
  • Must be able to communicate in a clear, concise, professional written manner, to be understood by customers, clients, co-workers and other employees


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building 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

This role is work-from-anywhere, excluding the following states and territory: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming, Puerto Rico