Rich Baer

Rich Baer, Chief Legal Officer

Rich Baer oversees Airbnb’s global legal and ethics functions, community policy and global safety.

Rich is experienced in leading legal teams of large, fast-growing public companies with a wide range of complex matters at the intersection of law, business and society. Prior to joining Airbnb, Rich led the legal teams at Liberty Media, United Health and Qwest Communications. Named by the National Law Journal as one of the country’s top general counsels, throughout his career Rich has focused on making the legal community more diverse and inclusive.

Rich is based in Colorado and admitted to practice there and in New York.

Rich is a graduate of Columbia University and Duke University School of Law.