Annabel ChangDirector of Public Policy at Lyft
Annabel R. Chang is a Director of Public Policy for Lyft’s Western markets. In this role, Annabel develops and oversees political and policy strategy impacting state & local legislation and regulation for Lyft's western markets, including major markets like California, Illinois, Arizona, and Washington. Annabel manages a top-notch team of public policy managers who also drive the policy and political efforts in their respective markets. While at Lyft, Annabel has managed the successful launch of Lyft in the City of Portland. She has also brokered the first ever Statewide Temporary Operating Agreement with the State of Virginia and also shepherded the passage of favorable legislation in the State of Illinois. Before joining Lyft, Annabel prosecuted cases at the San Francisco District Attorney’s office and litigated at one of San Francisco’s largest firms, Morrison & Foerster. Prior to practicing law, Annabel worked as a legislative staffer for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in Washington, DC and served as a Jesse Unruh California State Assembly fellow in Sacramento, California. Annabel has a Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.A.from the University of California at Berkeley.