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Senior Staff Attorney Development

Company name

Simon Property Group, L.P.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 03,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Indianapolis, IN
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Senior Staff Attorney - Development The candidate will provide a high level of expert advice on complex legal matters in an area of responsibility, business line, and/or leading a group that provides specialized expertise. Will actively identify and logically assess potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique, and/or complex business situations. Create valuable risk management recommendations leveraging sound risk assessment information to further achievement of business objectives; effectively communicate information to the client. Drafts necessary legal documents and develops conclusions and recommendations. Assists clients in addressing situations of high legal exposure or risk; understands overall business risk tolerance and considers it in the context of risk management strategies and actions. Creates practical and effective solutions to legal issues with no established precedent; develops creative solutions to unique legal problems. Takes the lead role in negotiations that are extremely complex, strategic or sensitive in nature. Understands the business client’s position and needs. Considers the long-term business and strategic consequences of possible outcomes. Delivers difficult messages or news, or challenges the client when necessary; responds to client challenges to advice directly and effectively. Establishes a wide network of relationships; builds rapport with associates at all levels within the General Counsel department and the business client. May train or mentor less experienced attorneys or paralegals on procedural or legal issues. Must have JD degree from an accredited law school and maintains an active license in the state in which the position is located. Should have 5-7 years of experience in corporate transactional real estate, and in particular, commercial retail real-estate. Familiarity with the following areas: shopping center leasing, reciprocal easement and operating agreements, development agreements and property dispositions is required. Significant experience with or knowledge of an area of law; complex legal practices and procedures is needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
Simon Property Group, L.P.
225 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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