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ProfileReal Estate Law Attorney – Director The candidate will negotiate and draft leases. Will supervise and review the preparation of memoranda of lease and other related documents by paralegals. Review due diligence lease materials and analyze the impact on the lease and transaction. Prepare lease amendments and letter agreements, as requested by Management. Supervise, review and approve Estoppel Certificates prepared by a paralegal based on information provided by other departments. Negotiate Subordination, Non-disturbance and Attornment Agreements as necessary, and review and approve the agreements in the form prepared by a paralegal. Approve, review and supervise change of Landlord entities. Respond to and prepare demand letters. Represent the Company, negotiate resolutions to disputes, and prepare settlement agreements as requested by Management. Determine when, and if necessary to, assign matters to outside counsel. Manage outside counsel and coordinate requested information. Analyze and render opinions on the potential impact of proposed changes to existing lease arrangements. Analyze and render opinions on real estate related issued raises by the Property Management Division, as directed by Management. Serve as in-house “contact” for outside counsel in order to maintain cost controls over services rendered and to avoid unnecessary duplicative or excessive costs. Obtain advice, documents, or other services from outside law firms as needed. Review and revise form letters of intent to correctly reflect current corporate requirements. Review and revise form lease as necessary to correctly reflect current corporate requirements, as appropriate in conjunction with outside counsel. Maintain and distribute legal documents (letters of intent; leases; memoranda of lease; estoppel certificates; subordination, attornment and non- disturbance agreements, and lease amendment formats) and templates for repetitive use by Property Managements department, including added and alternate provisions. Develop and create “Policies and Procedures” for the production and handling of real estate legal documents and information derived from the documents of the Real Estate Department. Law degree and admitted in good standing with a state bar, preferably California is needed. Should have 5-7 years of experience prior experience in commercial real estate transactions (retail and shopping center experience, preferable), document drafting, and business or corporation law. Prior experience in transactional real estate, document drafting, litigation and business or corporation law. Proficient in Microsoft Word, with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook is needed.
Ross Stores, Inc.
5130 Hacienda Drive