Danielle Merida is Vice President of Legal & Regulatory Affairs at TaskRabbit. Danielle manages all aspects of TaskRabbit’s liability, oversees people operations, government affairs, risk management and works with regulators and legislators on issues affecting the sharing economy. Danielle is a true business partner to colleagues focused on getting to yes, helping the business grow and giving practical timely advice. Prior to joining TaskRabbit in June 2016, Danielle spent ten years as at Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group in San Francisco as SVP, Legal focusing on strategy and growth. Prior to joining Kimpton Danielle was a Deputy County Counsel for Contra Costa County and in private practice at Bingham McCutchen (acquired by Morgan Lewis). Danielle received her law degree at Columbia Law School and her Bachelor of Science from U.C. Davis. Danielle spends as much of her free time as possible outside with her husband and two daughters.