General Counsel, Lyft
Kristin Sverchek is the general counsel and secretary for Lyft. She has held the role of general counsel since 2012 and secretary since 2015. Svercheck is the ridesharing company’s first in-house lawyer.
Prior to Lyft, Sverchek was a partner at Silicon Legal Strategy, P.C. Previously, she was an associate at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP.
She currently volunteers and serves as a board member for Reading Partners, and she also serves on the board of the National Women’s Law Center.
Sverchek earned her bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and she earned her juris doctorate from UC, Hastings College of Law.