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National Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Charlotte NC National Commercial Real Estate Attorney Responsibilities: The candidate will provide underwriting expertise and timely support to customers related to the issuance of real estate title commitments and policies for local and national transactions, including multi-site and multi-state projects. Provide expertise and guidance for the company in the performance of real estate settlement for buyers, builders, developers, lenders and other interested parties to the real estate transaction. Develop new business with and without the assistance of the Commercial Director of Business Development. Work with the CFO and the Director of Business Development in a leadership role to mandate exceptional customer service, operational efficiency and growth in commercial revenue. Manage paralegal staff and ensure quality of work. Perform due diligence for commercial real estate transactions. Review and summarize title commitments and surveys. Manage title companies to clear title and obtain title policies. Review and prepare summaries for UCCs, judgments, tax and other lien searches. Liaison between clients and underwriters with focus on client representation. Prepare and file real estate documents, including, deeds, mortgages, SNDA s, leases, and UCC financing statements. Obtain permits and other documents from agencies such as Department of Licenses and Inspections upon request. Coordinate with various city offices, boards, and agencies. Prepare closing checklists and binders and coordinate the closing process for commercial real estate transactions. Implementation, training and maintenance on RamQuest software. Analyze the title search/exam and create a title commitment. Draft necessary deeds, mortgages, memoranda of leases, UCCs and general correspondences. Note : This is a contract job.

Qualifications: The candidate should possess Bachelor s and J.D. degrees and active member in good standing of the Bar. Should have 6+ years of industry experience and management experience preferred High level of demonstrated customer service, and time management skills. Should have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. RamQuest Closing operations system knowledge preferred but not required. Should have ability to read and interpret documents such as underwriting guideline matrix, lender s instructions, trust agreements, purchase contracts. 10 year background checks with no derogatory items for credit, criminal, prior positons. Must have ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2018-04-21

Associate General Counsel, Real Estate

Dallas TX Associate General Counsel, Real Estate The candidate will assist with required regulatory filings. Will participate in and prepare reporting in connection with monthly and quarterly in person Retail Board meetings. BA/BS degree from a highly regarded institution is essential. Must have Juris Doctorate degree from a highly regarded institution. Significant experience and understanding in the areas of responsibility described above is essential. Understanding of financial industry is essential. Excellent writing/drafting, communication and organizational skill is essential. Should have 4-8 years of experience with either a top tier law firm or leading financial services/money manager/investment advisor to join the in-house legal team. Experience with capital markets, security law, mergers and acquisitions, REITS and Real Estate transactions is essential. Legal 4 - 8 Full-time 2018-04-19

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Washington DC Commercial Real Estate Attorney Duties: Operate with considerable latitude in consulting, advising, and representing the company on a variety of highly complex legal matters and projects related to corporate or mortgage finance law. Provide legal counsel to management on broad issues affecting the company. Ensure that legal documents, such as those related to board meetings and motions, mortgage business, contracts, or other corporate actions are prepared properly. Confer with management on corporate initiatives, product development, credit risk policies or regulatory concerns to assess legal risks to the company and plan actions to control or minimize those risks. May act as a subject area/technical expert, or key advisor on significant business or product decisions. May manage a specific unit or specialist function, which may include in-house counsel, paralegals and legal support staff. Provide legal advice and service by combining skill and knowledge in mortgage finance, real estate law and corporate law with sound business acumen and judgement of business goals and objectives of the company or assigned business units. Engage with assigned business units to meet goals. Pursue details and achieve closure on various matters. Provide excellent client service. Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against the business needs in a particular situation. Operate within the framework of allowable corporate behavior and governance, and legal and regulatory compliance. Supervise and actively direct outside counsel. Work closely with business clients and outside counsel to ensure adherence to important corporate and regulatory policies. May plan, guide, and/or oversee the performance of in-house counsel, team members, and/or legal support staff. Draft templates. Write documents. May draft comment letters. May analyze legislation that impacts the company and assist the company in responding to inquiries from Congress and government agencies. Prepare and manage a due diligence budget. Coordinate with internal departments to ensure proper tracking and accounting of legal due diligence expenses.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required. JD Degree required. 8+ years of related experience. Experience negotiating and closing complex commercial real estate finance transactions. Multifamily or affordable housing experience is highly desirable. Other commercial, leasing or corporate transaction experience desirable. Experience providing coordination and oversight of outside counsel. Experience working independently in fast-paced environment. Experience communicating with clients and building trusted advisor relationships. Experience working in a collaborative legal or business environment.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-04-18

Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Chicago IL Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney The candidate will be drafting and negotiating major leases. Will be representing the Company in purchases and sales of commercial properties. Representing the Company, as borrower, in financing transactions. Drafting routine commercial leases and amendments. Prosecuting simple evictions and other commercial litigation. Defending municipal code litigation. Interpreting leases and contracts. Supervising outside collection agents and attorneys. Advising General Counsel of the Company.

The candidate must have License to practice law in the State of Illinois. 7+ years of strong commercial real estate experience is required. Must have substantial experience in drafting and negotiating commercial leases. Substantial experience in closing purchases, sales and financing transactions relative to commercial properties is required. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills is required. Must be computer competence. Cook County Circuit Court litigation experience a plus.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2018-04-12

Senior Associate Counsel - Real Estate

New York City NY Senior Associate Counsel - Real Estate The candidate will represent firm in connection with real estate, contracting, transactional and commercial related legal matters so as to protect and preserve firm s legal interests. Will work collaboratively with the firmHQ real estate department to efficiently and cost-effectively facilitate the use, acquisition and disposition of real property interests and other assets that are critical to the operations of firm and its operating agencies. Provide legal support to the firm Headquarters Real Estate team. Review, analyze, draft and negotiate a broad variety of complex real estate related contracts and documents, including easements, leases, land disposition agreements, licenses and permits. Provide legal and business advice with regard to complex enterprise-wide contract negotiations for real estate related matters, including telecommunications and wireless agreements. Advise firm Real Estate team and business unit clients regarding legal and business risks. Assist with the administration of the Real Estate legal group, including management and control of and responsibility for drafting/updating of real estate boilerplate form documentation and a real estate form library, with a heavy emphasis on leases, licenses, easements and permits and implementation of legal training program. As time permits, provide legal support in other practice areas in support of firm s mission, including proposed and enacted legislation, advertising, contractor responsibility, corporate issues and state and federal rules and regulations. Other duties as assigned by senior management. Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and computer skills. Excellent negotiating, drafting, and practice-management skills and business judgment is essential. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, organizational, drafting and communication skill is essential. Should be admitted to practice law in NYS . 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a large law firm or supporting a large governmental or private sector organization is required. Law degree from an accredited law school. Excellent academic credentials is essentia. Must have 6+ years of experience on sophisticated real estate transactions; with 3+ years of experience on commercial leasing matters. Pertinent experience drafting and negotiating contracts under NY law is essential. Must have Working knowledge of New York Real Property Law, New Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law, New York Lien Law and pertinent provisions of New York General Obligations Law. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-04-06

Real Estate Attorney

Dallas TX Real Estate Attorney The candidate will work closely with in-house and outside counsel and company representatives on matters related to the acquisition of property, including:Review, negotiation, and management of purchase and sale agreements, leases, license agreements, cell tower leases, billboard leases, and easements. Will use approval and environmental due diligence with regard to the above. Review and negotiation of construction contracts and development agreements. Graduate of an accredited law school is essential. Should be licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Must have 2+ years legal experience in transactional real estate. Law firm or internal legal department experience is preferred. Title and survey review experience is preferred. Review of due diligence reports -- environmental, zoning, geotechnical, building inspections is preferred. Lease review is preferred. Some experience with land use is preferred. Must have strong communication skills to take ownership of zoning and due diligence activities that are critical to the property acquisition process. Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2018-04-04

Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate Duties: Provide professional legal advice, counsel, support and guidance to business operations, focused on the real estate interests of the company as related to its renewable and thermal generation portfolio. Support activities by rendering legal advice to the Company s development team, operations team and land department, drafting and negotiating real estate agreements (including leases, easements, options, deeds and other documents), and supporting project financing by managing title insurance, survey and other related financing requirements. Assist with other general legal matters and various corporate transactions as they arise, and other matters of interest to the company.

Requirements: JD Degree required. 5 7 years of relevant experience required. Experience in the areas of real estate with energy-related contract development and negotiation, with a clear understanding of risks in the power generation segment, is preferred. Experience with multi-parcel real estate development is preferred. Strong organizational, time management, and oral and written communication skills. High attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines without sacrificing quality of work product. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, depending on the situation. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proficiency in drafting and reviewing real estate and title curative documents. Experience in reviewing title work and surveys.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2018-03-26

Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate & Corporate Operations

Los Angeles CA Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate & Corporate Operations Candidate will have primary responsibility for all corporate matters including litigation, employee relations, risk management, contracts, and entity formation and maintenance. Will serve in a highly visible capacity as the lead corporate and litigation counsel reporting to the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer. This role will have primary responsibility for all corporate matters including litigation, employee relations, risk management, contracts, and entity formation and maintenance. As the legal team is small and the company is fast-moving, should expect to handle a wide variety of issues, including negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements. Will support all areas of the firm and work directly with the members of senior management and each department including, Asset Management, Portfolio Management, Human Resources, and Accounting on a variety of operational and administrative matters. Will work closely with members of the Management Committee, Investment Committee, Operations Committee, and the Chairman & CEO in the operations and administration of the firm. Oversee legal issues related to insurance coverage disputes and resulting litigation. Negotiate and draft investment management agreements with new clients. Supervise firm activities to ensure compliance with existing investment agreements including legal oversight of periodic reporting to clients. Negotiate service contract terms and ensure continued compliance with contractual obligations with the firm s key service providers. Manage ARA s contracts including renewal versus termination decisions; responsible for legal input on the E&O/D&O insurance renewal and policy review. Provide strategic guidance on tenant default matters, including tenant bankruptcy, and to outside counsel seeking possession and monetary judgments. Oversee the selection of outside counsel and direction taken by counsel on asset- related matters. Negotiate engagement letters. Manage and monitor outside counsel scope of work, billings, and quality of legal services provided. Supervise ARA s corporate formalities and outside counsel in the formation and maintenance in good standing of over 100 entities formed to hold title to real estate. Review authorizing resolutions for acquisitions, dispositions, loan transactions, and ensure timely dissolutions. Provide legal oversight of ongoing REIT compliance for several REITs under ARA s management; oversee the formation of new REITs as needed. Offer guidance on employment law matters to ensure compliance with new and existing laws; oversee employee-related litigation. Assist with the training and education of the firm on certain issues outside of the area of Compliance. Assist senior leadership in the administration and operation of ARA, including the various segments of the firm s real estate investments.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a top-tier law school. A current member of the California State Bar. 8-15 years of experience in the legal field where responsibilities increased over time. Prior work experience with a major law firm and in an in-house legal team is preferred, particularly within a professional services environment. Skills: Possess strong drafting and negotiating skills. Unquestioned integrity. Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, external partners, clients and other industry professionals. Excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills. Capable of proactive problem solving and sound decision-making. Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be independently effective. Adaptable to various competing demands and desire to demonstrate the highest level of responsiveness and client service. Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions to current and future business needs. Exceptionally well organized, detail-oriented, flexible, self-starter, who is confident, analytical, technical and resourceful. Disciplined and ability to strictly monitor and adhere to detailed processes relating to due diligence. Strong writing and oral communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse personality types to contribute to a positive team-oriented work environment. Ability to work well under pressure with compressed project time frames.
Legal 8 - 15 Full-time 2018-03-26

Real Estate Counsel

Los Angeles CA Real Estate Counsel Duties: Negotiate, draft, administer and coordinate a broad range of real estate matters, including: Commercial/office, industrial, build-to-suit and agricultural leases. Acquisitions and dispositions of commercial, agricultural, industrial and development properties. Easements, licenses and access agreements. Environmental and land use matters. Advise the company on its diverse real estate portfolio, including transaction structuring and strategy, commercial disputes, contract compliance, process improvements, and best practices. Provide general legal support to the affiliated property management, real estate development, and real estate accounting units.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited, top-tier law school. 5-10 years practicing real estate law, with 3+ years at a reputable law firm located in California. 3-5 years practicing real estate law in California. Significant experience with commercial/office leasing is required; landlord representation preferred. Ability to handle all aspects of a real estate sale and purchase from start to finish is required, including title and survey matters. Experience with water rights, environmental matters, zoning issues, mineral rights, subdivision and lot line adjustments, development, entitlement and land use, and reviewing and negotiating easements, licenses and CC&Rs is useful. Demonstrated excellent judgment, common sense and ability to work well with clients. Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and written skills required. Ability to provide top-quality, proactive, accurate and effective legal support in a fast-moving environment with minimal supervision.
Legal 5 - 10 Full-time 2018-03-26

In-house Counsel (Real Estate)

Los Angeles CA In-house Counsel (Real Estate) The candidate will join a team engaged in the acquisition and development of residential and mixed-use properties. Will have a wide portfolio of job responsibilities, including negotiation and management of contracts, research into land use law and the obtaining of entitlements, and managing legal issues and communications with various parties including public agencies, consultants, financial institutions, tenants, and community organizations. Should preferably have 1-3 years of experience in real estate setting (either law firm or real estate company). Experience and knowledge of fundamental concepts in real estate investment, finance, land use and planning is required. Must be licensed to practice law in California. Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2018-03-26
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Real Estate Attorney - $100.00/hr
In-House,Confidential
Location : Orlando Florida United States

We are an LLC real estate company in Florida, seeking a Florida Federal licensed attorney to litigate for us at the middle district of florida Federal court ( but not only). The position crateria: 1. Work from home/your office part/ full/ hou... + read more

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Environmental, Health & Safety Attorney / Counsel - (EH&S)
In-House,Apple, Inc.
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National Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Refer job# GUJI138642
 
National Commercial Real Estate Attorney Responsibilities: The candidate will provide underwriting expertise and timely support to customers related to the issuance of real estate title commitments and policies for local and national transactions, including multi-site and multi-state projects. Provide expertise and guidance for the company in the performance of real estate settlement for buyers, builders, developers, lenders and other interested parties to the real estate transaction. Develop new business with and without the assistance of the Commercial Director of Business Development. Work with the CFO and the Director of Business Development in a leadership role to mandate exceptional customer service, operational efficiency and growth in commercial revenue. Manage paralegal staff and ensure quality of work. Perform due diligence for commercial real estate transactions. Review and summarize title commitments and surveys. Manage title companies to clear title and obtain title policies. Review and prepare summaries for UCCs, judgments, tax and other lien searches. Liaison between clients and underwriters with focus on client representation. Prepare and file real estate documents, including, deeds, mortgages, SNDA s, leases, and UCC financing statements. Obtain permits and other documents from agencies such as Department of Licenses and Inspections upon request. Coordinate with various city offices, boards, and agencies. Prepare closing checklists and binders and coordinate the closing process for commercial real estate transactions. Implementation, training and maintenance on RamQuest software. Analyze the title search/exam and create a title commitment. Draft necessary deeds, mortgages, memoranda of leases, UCCs and general correspondences. Note : This is a contract job.

Qualifications: The candidate should possess Bachelor s and J.D. degrees and active member in good standing of the Bar. Should have 6+ years of industry experience and management experience preferred High level of demonstrated customer service, and time management skills. Should have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. RamQuest Closing operations system knowledge preferred but not required. Should have ability to read and interpret documents such as underwriting guideline matrix, lender s instructions, trust agreements, purchase contracts. 10 year background checks with no derogatory items for credit, criminal, prior positons. Must have ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
 
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Associate General Counsel, Real Estate
Refer job# UDAO138596
 
Associate General Counsel, Real Estate The candidate will assist with required regulatory filings. Will participate in and prepare reporting in connection with monthly and quarterly in person Retail Board meetings. BA/BS degree from a highly regarded institution is essential. Must have Juris Doctorate degree from a highly regarded institution. Significant experience and understanding in the areas of responsibility described above is essential. Understanding of financial industry is essential. Excellent writing/drafting, communication and organizational skill is essential. Should have 4-8 years of experience with either a top tier law firm or leading financial services/money manager/investment advisor to join the in-house legal team. Experience with capital markets, security law, mergers and acquisitions, REITS and Real Estate transactions is essential.
 
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Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Refer job# QPLU138565
 
Commercial Real Estate Attorney Duties: Operate with considerable latitude in consulting, advising, and representing the company on a variety of highly complex legal matters and projects related to corporate or mortgage finance law. Provide legal counsel to management on broad issues affecting the company. Ensure that legal documents, such as those related to board meetings and motions, mortgage business, contracts, or other corporate actions are prepared properly. Confer with management on corporate initiatives, product development, credit risk policies or regulatory concerns to assess legal risks to the company and plan actions to control or minimize those risks. May act as a subject area/technical expert, or key advisor on significant business or product decisions. May manage a specific unit or specialist function, which may include in-house counsel, paralegals and legal support staff. Provide legal advice and service by combining skill and knowledge in mortgage finance, real estate law and corporate law with sound business acumen and judgement of business goals and objectives of the company or assigned business units. Engage with assigned business units to meet goals. Pursue details and achieve closure on various matters. Provide excellent client service. Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against the business needs in a particular situation. Operate within the framework of allowable corporate behavior and governance, and legal and regulatory compliance. Supervise and actively direct outside counsel. Work closely with business clients and outside counsel to ensure adherence to important corporate and regulatory policies. May plan, guide, and/or oversee the performance of in-house counsel, team members, and/or legal support staff. Draft templates. Write documents. May draft comment letters. May analyze legislation that impacts the company and assist the company in responding to inquiries from Congress and government agencies. Prepare and manage a due diligence budget. Coordinate with internal departments to ensure proper tracking and accounting of legal due diligence expenses.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required. JD Degree required. 8+ years of related experience. Experience negotiating and closing complex commercial real estate finance transactions. Multifamily or affordable housing experience is highly desirable. Other commercial, leasing or corporate transaction experience desirable. Experience providing coordination and oversight of outside counsel. Experience working independently in fast-paced environment. Experience communicating with clients and building trusted advisor relationships. Experience working in a collaborative legal or business environment.
 
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Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Refer job# YZEI138525
 
Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney The candidate will be drafting and negotiating major leases. Will be representing the Company in purchases and sales of commercial properties. Representing the Company, as borrower, in financing transactions. Drafting routine commercial leases and amendments. Prosecuting simple evictions and other commercial litigation. Defending municipal code litigation. Interpreting leases and contracts. Supervising outside collection agents and attorneys. Advising General Counsel of the Company.

The candidate must have License to practice law in the State of Illinois. 7+ years of strong commercial real estate experience is required. Must have substantial experience in drafting and negotiating commercial leases. Substantial experience in closing purchases, sales and financing transactions relative to commercial properties is required. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills is required. Must be computer competence. Cook County Circuit Court litigation experience a plus.
 
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Senior Associate Counsel - Real Estate
Refer job# GJYX138443
 
Senior Associate Counsel - Real Estate The candidate will represent firm in connection with real estate, contracting, transactional and commercial related legal matters so as to protect and preserve firm s legal interests. Will work collaboratively with the firmHQ real estate department to efficiently and cost-effectively facilitate the use, acquisition and disposition of real property interests and other assets that are critical to the operations of firm and its operating agencies. Provide legal support to the firm Headquarters Real Estate team. Review, analyze, draft and negotiate a broad variety of complex real estate related contracts and documents, including easements, leases, land disposition agreements, licenses and permits. Provide legal and business advice with regard to complex enterprise-wide contract negotiations for real estate related matters, including telecommunications and wireless agreements. Advise firm Real Estate team and business unit clients regarding legal and business risks. Assist with the administration of the Real Estate legal group, including management and control of and responsibility for drafting/updating of real estate boilerplate form documentation and a real estate form library, with a heavy emphasis on leases, licenses, easements and permits and implementation of legal training program. As time permits, provide legal support in other practice areas in support of firm s mission, including proposed and enacted legislation, advertising, contractor responsibility, corporate issues and state and federal rules and regulations. Other duties as assigned by senior management. Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and computer skills. Excellent negotiating, drafting, and practice-management skills and business judgment is essential. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, organizational, drafting and communication skill is essential. Should be admitted to practice law in NYS . 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a large law firm or supporting a large governmental or private sector organization is required. Law degree from an accredited law school. Excellent academic credentials is essentia. Must have 6+ years of experience on sophisticated real estate transactions; with 3+ years of experience on commercial leasing matters. Pertinent experience drafting and negotiating contracts under NY law is essential. Must have Working knowledge of New York Real Property Law, New Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law, New York Lien Law and pertinent provisions of New York General Obligations Law.
 
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Real Estate Attorney
Refer job# WEBE138426
 
Real Estate Attorney The candidate will work closely with in-house and outside counsel and company representatives on matters related to the acquisition of property, including:Review, negotiation, and management of purchase and sale agreements, leases, license agreements, cell tower leases, billboard leases, and easements. Will use approval and environmental due diligence with regard to the above. Review and negotiation of construction contracts and development agreements. Graduate of an accredited law school is essential. Should be licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Must have 2+ years legal experience in transactional real estate. Law firm or internal legal department experience is preferred. Title and survey review experience is preferred. Review of due diligence reports -- environmental, zoning, geotechnical, building inspections is preferred. Lease review is preferred. Some experience with land use is preferred. Must have strong communication skills to take ownership of zoning and due diligence activities that are critical to the property acquisition process.
 
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Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate
Refer job# RWRG138325
 
Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate Duties: Provide professional legal advice, counsel, support and guidance to business operations, focused on the real estate interests of the company as related to its renewable and thermal generation portfolio. Support activities by rendering legal advice to the Company s development team, operations team and land department, drafting and negotiating real estate agreements (including leases, easements, options, deeds and other documents), and supporting project financing by managing title insurance, survey and other related financing requirements. Assist with other general legal matters and various corporate transactions as they arise, and other matters of interest to the company.

Requirements: JD Degree required. 5 7 years of relevant experience required. Experience in the areas of real estate with energy-related contract development and negotiation, with a clear understanding of risks in the power generation segment, is preferred. Experience with multi-parcel real estate development is preferred. Strong organizational, time management, and oral and written communication skills. High attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines without sacrificing quality of work product. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, depending on the situation. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proficiency in drafting and reviewing real estate and title curative documents. Experience in reviewing title work and surveys.
 
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Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate & Corporate Operations
Refer job# RJWF138339
 
Assistant General Counsel, Real Estate & Corporate Operations Candidate will have primary responsibility for all corporate matters including litigation, employee relations, risk management, contracts, and entity formation and maintenance. Will serve in a highly visible capacity as the lead corporate and litigation counsel reporting to the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer. This role will have primary responsibility for all corporate matters including litigation, employee relations, risk management, contracts, and entity formation and maintenance. As the legal team is small and the company is fast-moving, should expect to handle a wide variety of issues, including negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements. Will support all areas of the firm and work directly with the members of senior management and each department including, Asset Management, Portfolio Management, Human Resources, and Accounting on a variety of operational and administrative matters. Will work closely with members of the Management Committee, Investment Committee, Operations Committee, and the Chairman & CEO in the operations and administration of the firm. Oversee legal issues related to insurance coverage disputes and resulting litigation. Negotiate and draft investment management agreements with new clients. Supervise firm activities to ensure compliance with existing investment agreements including legal oversight of periodic reporting to clients. Negotiate service contract terms and ensure continued compliance with contractual obligations with the firm s key service providers. Manage ARA s contracts including renewal versus termination decisions; responsible for legal input on the E&O/D&O insurance renewal and policy review. Provide strategic guidance on tenant default matters, including tenant bankruptcy, and to outside counsel seeking possession and monetary judgments. Oversee the selection of outside counsel and direction taken by counsel on asset- related matters. Negotiate engagement letters. Manage and monitor outside counsel scope of work, billings, and quality of legal services provided. Supervise ARA s corporate formalities and outside counsel in the formation and maintenance in good standing of over 100 entities formed to hold title to real estate. Review authorizing resolutions for acquisitions, dispositions, loan transactions, and ensure timely dissolutions. Provide legal oversight of ongoing REIT compliance for several REITs under ARA s management; oversee the formation of new REITs as needed. Offer guidance on employment law matters to ensure compliance with new and existing laws; oversee employee-related litigation. Assist with the training and education of the firm on certain issues outside of the area of Compliance. Assist senior leadership in the administration and operation of ARA, including the various segments of the firm s real estate investments.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a top-tier law school. A current member of the California State Bar. 8-15 years of experience in the legal field where responsibilities increased over time. Prior work experience with a major law firm and in an in-house legal team is preferred, particularly within a professional services environment. Skills: Possess strong drafting and negotiating skills. Unquestioned integrity. Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, external partners, clients and other industry professionals. Excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills. Capable of proactive problem solving and sound decision-making. Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be independently effective. Adaptable to various competing demands and desire to demonstrate the highest level of responsiveness and client service. Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions to current and future business needs. Exceptionally well organized, detail-oriented, flexible, self-starter, who is confident, analytical, technical and resourceful. Disciplined and ability to strictly monitor and adhere to detailed processes relating to due diligence. Strong writing and oral communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse personality types to contribute to a positive team-oriented work environment. Ability to work well under pressure with compressed project time frames.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Real Estate Counsel
Refer job# UEVI138342
 
Real Estate Counsel Duties: Negotiate, draft, administer and coordinate a broad range of real estate matters, including: Commercial/office, industrial, build-to-suit and agricultural leases. Acquisitions and dispositions of commercial, agricultural, industrial and development properties. Easements, licenses and access agreements. Environmental and land use matters. Advise the company on its diverse real estate portfolio, including transaction structuring and strategy, commercial disputes, contract compliance, process improvements, and best practices. Provide general legal support to the affiliated property management, real estate development, and real estate accounting units.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited, top-tier law school. 5-10 years practicing real estate law, with 3+ years at a reputable law firm located in California. 3-5 years practicing real estate law in California. Significant experience with commercial/office leasing is required; landlord representation preferred. Ability to handle all aspects of a real estate sale and purchase from start to finish is required, including title and survey matters. Experience with water rights, environmental matters, zoning issues, mineral rights, subdivision and lot line adjustments, development, entitlement and land use, and reviewing and negotiating easements, licenses and CC&Rs is useful. Demonstrated excellent judgment, common sense and ability to work well with clients. Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and written skills required. Ability to provide top-quality, proactive, accurate and effective legal support in a fast-moving environment with minimal supervision.
 
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In-house Counsel (Real Estate)
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In-house Counsel (Real Estate) The candidate will join a team engaged in the acquisition and development of residential and mixed-use properties. Will have a wide portfolio of job responsibilities, including negotiation and management of contracts, research into land use law and the obtaining of entitlements, and managing legal issues and communications with various parties including public agencies, consultants, financial institutions, tenants, and community organizations. Should preferably have 1-3 years of experience in real estate setting (either law firm or real estate company). Experience and knowledge of fundamental concepts in real estate investment, finance, land use and planning is required. Must be licensed to practice law in California.
 
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