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Timothy Burr Jr. Senior Public Policy Manager
Lyft
Timothy Burr Jr. is the Senior Public Policy Manager for Lyft, a ridesharing company based out of San Francisco.  Launched in 2012, Lyft now operates in over 180 markets nationwide.  Timothy manages government relations and public policy as part of the Western States Policy team, and is responsible for crafting legislative and regulatory solutions for Lyft.

Prior to joining Lyft in October 2014, Timothy served as a Deputy District Attorney in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office for six years.  He prosecuted over 30 jury trials to verdict as lead prosecutor, with convictions for first degree murder, and the attempted murder of a peace officer.  He also served on the District Attorney's Legislative Committee, making policy recommendations on pending legislation in California regarding law enforcement and criminal justice issues. 

Prior to law school, Timothy worked in the United States Senate, serving on the staff of both Senator Dianne Feinstein (D- CA) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D- MI).  During law school, he served as a legal fellow at the Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy, and externed for Superior Court Judge Judge Brian C. Walsh.  Timothy also studied Public International Law at Magdalen College, Oxford. 

Timothy earned his B.A. from University of California, Davis in both Political Science and History, where he served as ASUCD Senate President and earned the Chancellor's Award for outstanding graduates. 

Timothy currently sits on the San Francisco Bar Association Barrister's Club Board of Director's, and serves as the Board's Diversity Director.