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ProfileSenior Associate Editor, Real Estate The candidate will conduct research, draft, edit, and publish content for its on-line Real Estate Service. The Senior Associate Editor will: Work with Senior State Content Editors to draft, edit, and update state-specific real estate resources, with an emphasis on content across multiple jurisdictions. The resources include practice notes, checklists, standard documents, standard clauses, legal updates, other state-specific legal content in accordance with writing style. Carry out search trawls of numerous websites and other sources using the software application WebSite-Watcher for current developments and potential topics for legal updates and other state specific resources for the Real Estate Service. Edit state-specific real estate resources to conform to company’s house style and plain English. Develop ideas for new state real estate content with an emphasis on multi-state resources, which are to be published on company. Liaise with external authors regarding original contributions and updates of company resources. Maintain and manage internal progress charts, databases, and folders. Provide additional research and editorial support to other Senior State Content Editors in other states. Provide additional editorial support for the Real Estate service as required.
Qualification and Experience
A J.D. required. Should have 5+ years’ experience working as a real estate attorney in a law firm or as in-house counsel, ad general expertise in real estate practice. Must have strong academic credentials. Extensive experience drafting and negotiating real estate-related documents is needed. A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm attorneys, in-house counsel, and the legal market in general is required. Must have recent experience using WestlawNext for legal research. Knowledge and experience in the following areas is strongly preferred: Commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, ownership, and sales of various types of commercial real estate; financing of commercial real estate, including permanent loans and construction loans; foreclosure and mechanic's liens; and leasing of commercial real estate, including office buildings, retail, industrial, warehouse, mixed-use, and multi-family. Residential real estate transactions, including the acquisition, sale, leasing, and financing of single family, multi-family, co-ops, and condos.
Practical Law Company Limited
747 Third Avenue 36th Floor
New York City, NY 10017