Kristin Sverchek
Class of 2007

General Counsel, Lyft

San Francisco, CA

Kristin Sverchek has led Lyft’s legal team and strategy as General Counsel since November 2012 as their first in-house lawyer. In that time, she has helped Lyft grow from a San Francisco-only company to having presence in all fifty states and Canada. During her time at Lyft, Kristin has built a robust legal team covering specialty practice areas including compliance, intellectual property, employment, regulatory, litigation, insurance, corporate, and commercial transactions. In January 2015, she was Lyft’s first female employee to take maternity leave, a policy which she helped develop in connection with the Human Resources department.

Previous Experience
General Counsel, Zimride (acquired by Enterprise Holdings)
Partner, Silicon Legal Strategy
Associate, Gunderson Dettmer
UC Hastings Activities
Mediation Clinic
Member, Products Liability Moot Court Team