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Real Estate Lawyer

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Sep 19,2017

Posted on

Aug 15,2017
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Real Estate Lawyer The candidate will provide legal expertise and support to staff in the development, preparation, execution, and administration of real estate for wind and solar power projects. Will assist the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel with developing, reviewing, and recommending changes to legal aspects of real estate documents as needed. Prepare and supervise paralegals’ preparation of real estate documents including but not limited to options, option memoranda, purchase and sale agreements, leases, lease memoranda, easements, easement memoranda, assignments, notices of exercise, escrow letters, affidavits, proforma policies and subordination agreements. Participate in the negotiation and completion of various real estate agreements and other contracts including communicating with landowners and their attorneys regarding the execution of real estate documents. Prepare checklists and timelines to coordinate real estate due diligence of purchase and sale activities. Supervise Real Estate Paralegals in their review of title reports, preparation of title schedules to satisfy title requirements, proforma policies, land surveys, obtaining of reports from title companies, and performance of their other job responsibilities. Assist with document compliance by preparing document summaries as requested. Approve real estate documents for execution and payment in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Manage external legal resources as assigned to ensure efficient and effective completion of tasks. Additional duties as required. JD degree is needed. Should have 5 - 10 years of experience in real estate handling title insurance, escrow, and power project legal matters including purchase and sale agreements, options, land leases and easements, operating and administration agreements, financing documents, title insurance policies, general liability policies, land surveys, and general litigation. Licensed to practice law in the state of Texas is needed. Experience representing developers and owners in all aspects of power project legal matters is preferred. Strong IT skills with a variety of programs such as Outlook, Word, and Excel is needed.

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