Uber's new top lawyer, Tony West talked Waymo down from a $500 million payment to $250 million

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Business Insider—Wikipedia/DoJ Waymo's settlement demands went from $1 billion last year, to $500 million this week to $250 million in stock. Uber's new top lawyer hired by its new CEO is being hailed internally as the master of this deal. Even though Uber paid Waymo hundreds of millions in stock, Uber's top executives and board views this settlement as a big win internally, a source says. The top brass inside Uber are thrilled with the performance of Uber's new top lawyer Tony West. He was the key person who...

How Top Uber Lawyer Tony West And CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Convinced Waymo To Accept $250 Million Settlement. The nasty legal fight between Uber and Waymo over self-driving technology has officially come to a close, with Uber settling for $245 million. How did that happen?