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Counsel Real Estate And Construction

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Date Last Verified

May 15,2019

Valid Through

Aug 28,2019

Posted on

Feb 11,2019

Years of Experience

1-4 yrs required


Arlington, VA, United States

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Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Legal, Compliance & Risk
The candidate will provide legal support to the Company’s Real Estate, Construction and related departments, including the relevant company policies and procedures that pertain to the specific business units. Provide transactional/contractual support to the applicable business units, including conducting appropriate legal research, drafting contracts and related legal documents. Support the business in negotiations for a broad spectrum of real estate and construction matters. Identify and analyze complex legal issues. Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements including, without limitation, commercial real estate acquisition, disposal agreements, leases, other commercial real estate transactional agreements and construction agreements. Provide advice and support to specific business units (including executive leadership and regional management) about legal exposure and risks, other department-wide or Company-wide consequences and recommended course for specific business area. Monitor state and federal legislation and government agency enforcement priorities and advise of developments that may or will affect the business units. Supervise and manage outside counsel and review their invoices for specific business units. Provide legal policies and procedures for business units that comply with US laws and regulations and firm's international requirements. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from an accredited US law school. 1 - 4 years of experience in related field. Member in Good Standing of at least 1 state bar required (Virginia preferred); must be able to present certificate of Good Standing from State Bar. Strong contract drafting, research, analytical, and negotiation skills, with prior experience in commercial real estate and construction transactions. Ability to research legal issues and provide clear, concise written and oral advice. Experience in general corporate law, real estate, construction, and commercial transactions preferred. 2 - 4 years of experience at a mid to large law firm in specific area that corresponds to business unit preferred. Additional in-house experience with general knowledge of business practices at large national or international company. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and to quickly adapt to changing circumstances. Strong technical and presentation skills. May required overnight domestic or international travel.

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Reference Number: 15392

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
3500 S Clark St
Arlington, VA 22202

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