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ProfileAssistant General Counsel
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have BA/BS and JD Degree required from an accredited institution. Should have 7+ years’ experience in the practice of construction law in a full-service law firm or in-house legal department. Working knowledge of the construction process. Experience in the drafting and negotiation of design and construction contracts. Demonstrated experience in executing construction and development of commercial real estate transactions. Ability to draft and negotiate complex and diverse construction and development agreements, including EPC Contracts, Design/Build Contracts, GMP Contracts, construction management and development agreements, covenants, easements, leases, licenses, and purchase and sale agreements. Ability to respond to the business needs of both internal clients and external customers. Ability to advise management on risks related to proposed transactions as business issues are negotiated by team members. Ability to coordinate a team that will work to satisfy conditions precedent to the consummation of executed deals in a timely and efficient manner. Ability to review and advise management regarding claims or requests for change orders presented by contracting parties. Ability to coordinate claims with insurers or outside counsel when claims or disputes arise that require such coordination, including the document production process. Ability to coordinate with investors in the production of documentation related to a diligence review of projects undertaken by the company. Ability to think, plan, organize and implement strategically. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in an efficient and analytical manner. Ability to draft memoranda setting forth legal advice and other documents relating to development/construction. Experience in providing, maintaining and updating form or template contracts for a department. Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with quick response time. Experience in the management of design and construction projects (i.e., the coordination of risk management issues, claims, disputes and arbitration/litigation) is preferred.
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