Renée Machi Lawson is the Deputy General Counsel, Litigation at Airbnb, Inc. She is an experienced legal and business advisor with strong roots in fast-paced and results-driven technology environments and in a breadth of legal areas.
Renee is a strategic leader who thrives on working with teams and across functional areas to resolve complex legal issues in alignment with business objectives. She is a seasoned litigator able to evaluate risk, manage complex claims successfully and cost-effectively, and (when beneficial) negotiate business resolutions or position cases for successful strategic strikes in court or at trial. Renee possesses a high degree of comfort working with and advising C-level and other senior executives and strategic advisors. Her specialties include complex US and global litigation – both as successful plaintiff and defendant; intellectual property; privacy; securities; unfair business practices and consumer/class action law; commercial; regulatory inquiries; risk management