Job Details

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Company name

Fannie Mae

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 20,2019

Valid Through

Nov 02,2019

Posted on

Jun 25,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Plano, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Commercial Real Estate Attorney
The candidate will 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.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate Degree or equivalent. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required. 8+ years of related experience is needed. Experience negotiating and closing complex Commercial Real Estate Finance is essential. Transactions – minimum 7-10 years is required. Experience providing coordination and oversight of outside counsel is necessary. Experience working independently in fast-paced environment is critical. Experience communicating with clients and building trusted advisor relationships is essential. Experience working in a collaborative legal or business environment is mandatory. Experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: Counterpart and enterprise risk management loss mitigation and special servicing for commercial loans; Mergers and acquisitions; Commercial mortgage lending selling and servicing contracts; Commercial mortgage servicing and operations; Affordable housing; Data use and technology contracts; Communications and marketing legal support.

Additional info

Req ID: 56358

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fannie Mae
Granite Park VII
5600 Granite Pkwy
Plano, TX 75024

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