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Senior Counsel, Real Estate Legal
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Senior Counsel, Real Estate Legal Responsibilities: Provide strategic direction and expert knowledge to advise, make decisions, and independently lead, influence and support regional Real Estate, Portfolio Management and Property Management Teams. Serve as a regional real estate legal lead for Capital Asset Reporting, Facilities & Equipment and Strategic Reinvestment partners to set and pursue strategies to accomplish business objectives. Independently manage projects and initiatives with the Tests & Rollouts, Innovation & New Ventures and other internal teams impacting the company's real estate portfolio. Review, negotiate and provide in-depth input for drafting purchase contracts, ground leases, mall leases, work letters, easements, amendments, closing documents, etc. Analyze and direct strategy on legal due diligence (title, survey, environmental, entitlements, etc.) Collaborate with other in-house counsel and paralegals on real estate matters that are impacted by other areas of law such as Franchise, Regulatory, Litigation, etc. Provide day-to-day direction, strategy and legal advice to the business on issues impacting the company's real estate assets Lead or partner with cross-functional teams and attend leadership, strategy, and execution meetings to provide legal advice to business partners across the organization relating to the company's real estate assets. Serve as a point of escalation for franchisee real estate related concerns Lead efforts to prepare and update forms, policies and processes as needed and prepare other communications to support the business. Lead efforts of identifying and on-boarding outside counsel and manage outside legal counsel work and costs. Lead and develop, training programs, and materials for business teams regarding the company's real estate strategy and portfolio. Participate in various administrative matters, such as planning, budgeting and strategy for the Legal Department and Real Estate Legal. Attend outside seminars and other business-related events related to issues relevant to the role; stay current on real estate law in the quick-service restaurant and retail industry.

Qualifications: Four (4) year college degree. JD Degree. Law degree from accredited law school. State Bar membership. Demonstrated academic success in law school. Preferred Qualifications: Large law firm, real estate boutique law firm or in-house corporate experience. Legal experience in transactional real estate or retail real estate. Passion for innovation and change management. Strong communication skills. Strong writing and editing skills. Ability to identify and set priorities. Strong organizational skills. High level of initiative. Strong experience in building teams, creating and improving processes and producing work product that aligns with corporate goals. Ability to partner with leadership and supporting roles on cross-functional projects and cross-functional teams. Competence in the use of technology and standard MS Office applications. Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage shifting demands and tight deadlines.

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