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Tony West Incoming Uber chief legal officer Tony West. Photo by Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM.

It’s no secret that Uber Technologies Inc. faces an uphill battle in resolving its long list of regulatory and legal problems. So when former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and PepsiCo Inc. general counsel Tony West was named as Uber’s top lawyer, it came as welcome news to many.

Stephanie Forshee

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

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