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Tony West, the newly minted CLO of Uber. Photo credit: Diego Radzinschi/ALM

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and PepsiCo Inc. general counsel Tony West’s appointment to become the next chief legal officer of Uber Technologies Inc. has lawyers abuzz.

The reaction from the legal community to West’s hire has been largely positive, with many calling it a smart move for the San Francisco ride-hailing company that is facing a slew of legal troubles—from various lawsuits to federal investigations, including several criminal probes from the Justice Department.

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Stephanie Forshee

Stephanie Forshee is based in New York. She covers retail, fintech and in-house legal departments.

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Jennifer Williams-Alvarez

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez is based in New York and covers corporate law departments.

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