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Construction Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Portland, OR

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Company name

Nike, Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2018

Posted on

May 22,2018

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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will counsel company’s Global Direct to Consumer (retail) and Workplace Design and Connectivity (non-retail) teams with respect to real estate and construction matters and strategy, as well as supporting and partnering with the Integrated Marketplace Team within company. The negotiation, structuring and strategic implementation of various global real estate agreements including retail, office and warehouse leasing, purchase and sale agreements, license agreements, construction contracts, event agreements and related matters. Train and oversee paralegals and administrative assistant on real estate matters. Prioritize high value/high risk work while efficiently resourcing low risk/low value work, including development of process and systems to streamline workflow. Manage or directly resolve landlord/tenant disputes. Closely partner with lease administration, facilities, finance and other internal business colleagues to provide support, guidance and counseling on essential real estate related issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree. Must be member, in good standing, of at least one US State Bar and willingness to commit to membership in the Oregon State Bar. Should have 7-10 years' experience in a major law firm or in-house with heavy concentration in the following specialty areas: retail leasing, major office leases, warehouse/distribution center leases, land acquisition/disposition, and/or construction or development contracts. Must have additional expertise and/or knowledge in the following areas: land use & permitting, zoning, environmental, title & survey, bankruptcy and foreclosure, and landlord/tenant dispute resolution, including some litigation experience. Should have proficiencies with negotiating, drafting and closing complex lease and acquisition deals. Should have 5 years team leadership and people management experience. Must have strong ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience. Should have ability to develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers. Must have ability to manage confrontation in a sensitive and partnership-building manner as well as develop strong working relationships across multiple function areas internally and externally. Should have creative, efficient and decisive problem-solver that is comfortable incorporating digital solutions. Should have strong oral and written communication skills with solid business acumen. Multi-lingual candidates and/or global experience preferred.

Additional info

Job ID 00371264

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nike, Inc
2650 NE M L King Boulevard
Portland, OR 97212-3734