Six looming legal threats that could still sink Uber

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BYAnita Balakrishnan
Published 3:42 PM ET Sun, 18 June 2017
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This is an updated version of a story that originally ran on June 18.

Uber board members and executives say the company is starting fresh — building Uber 2.0.

On Sunday, Uber picked Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowhahi to take the helm, though a formal announcement has yet to be made. Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO in June.

But while new leadership and the closure of internal workplace culture probes could mark a new beginning for some employees, Uber is still haunted by plenty of its old ways, especially on the legal front. With several lawsuits playing out in courts across the country, lawyers told CNBC the company still has work ahead of it.

Here are six of the biggest legal threats ahead for the company, according to lawyers.