Jason Burch is regulatory counsel at Uber, based in New York City. He previously was an associate in Sidley Austin’s Chicago and New York offices.
Mr. Burch volunteers as an Attorney Advisor to Upwardly Global, a nonprofit offering training and support for highly skilled immigrants and refugees. He also has been a speaker and panelist on topics including crisis and risk management, and diversity, inclusion, and recruiting in large law firms.
Mr. Burch earned his law degree in Chicago, from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. He also represented the law school in Guaymate, Dominican Republic, as a member of the Northwestern Access to Health Project, an interdisciplinary human rights team that assesses public health needs and designs policy initiatives in developing countries.
Before practicing law, Mr. Burch played professional baseball for six seasons, and worked as a legislative strategist in Austin, Texas. He currently lives in New York City, with his partner Drew Raines.
Term: March 2017 – March 2019