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Real Estate Counsel, Utility - Scale Solar Development
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Real Estate Counsel, Utility - Scale Solar Development Responsibilities: Draft and negotiate leases, purchase agreements, easements, licenses, and other related site control documents with landowners, public agencies, and attorneys. Review key documents as they relate to real estate, including PPAs, EPC agreements, debt and tax equity financing agreements, project sale agreements, shared facility agreements, and other contracts in connection with the development, financing, construction, and operation of solar and battery storage systems in CA, TX and other western U.S. states. Review title commitments, title proformas, and ALTA surveys and supervise title curative work required to obtain title policies, and related applicable endorsements, in preparation for project financing including resolution of issues relating to vesting, liens or easements, mineral rights, lis pendens filings, or other matter of records. Lead real estate efforts related to project finance and sales, including responding to real estate due diligence requests from lenders, equity investors, and other financing partners and managing real estate closing deliverables. Work with specialist outside counsel to manage multiple work streams and drive complex legal negotiations to support business development and project development. Provide general support on real estate legal matters as they related to land permitting, engineering, originations, finance, and other cross-functional efforts within the company. Provide actionable, business-oriented counseling on a range of real estate issues such as mechanics liens and subordinations, water and mineral rights, landlord/tenant law, lender protections, condemnation, and insurance requirements. Manage and accurately deliver results on multiple projects, assess risks and make sound and practical judgment calls to resolve risks in the best interest of the company. Identify opportunities for process improvements and proactively assist in implementation. Ensure ongoing compliance with current and pending real estate-related legal regulations. Keeping the legal team and cross-functional teams informed of the real estate development status of projects. Provide general legal support to other attorneys and paralegals on the legal team on corporate and transactional matters.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA-accredited Law School. Admitted to the State Bar in CA, NY, TX, or other western US states. 4-6 years of experience with commercial transactions, construction, financing, and/or real estate legal experience. Solar, storage, and wind energy-related experience are preferred. Experience with financial closings, including lender requirements related to real estate documents, title policies, and ALTA surveys, and general closing mechanics and documentation; familiarity with tax equity is a plus. Strong grasp of real estate contract terms and conditions, and ability to understand and interpret complex legal documents. Familiarity with lease or purchase negotiations and experience reviewing vesting deeds, entity documents, and trust agreements. Ability to work closely with cross-functional teams of internal and external resources. Excellent leadership, communication, organizational, and negotiation skills. High level of integrity with the ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships. An entrepreneurial attitude and work ethic with a desire to roll up the sleeves and get the job done in a fast-paced environment and rapidly growing business. Willingness to be flexible about the work schedule to support closings and to meet deadlines and shifting demands and priorities.
 
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