Their report led to the eventual firing of co-founder and former CEO, Travis Kalanick, and called for increased board oversight and a streamlined human resources process, specific to sexual harassment claims.
Holder’s two partners on Covington & Burling’s #MeToo investigations team spoke to Variety about their plan to expand in Hollywood.
“The lesson of Uber is it’s vastly better to look at these issues proactively rather than reactively,” Aaron Lewis explained.
Lindsey Burke added that, “if you’re going to get into brand crisis level allegations, you need more resources. You need resources to review a larger set of documents. You need corporate governance expertise.”
“Some companies are trying to do this proactively and get out there and figure out, ‘What don’t we know?’”