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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

The Community Builders, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Feb 04,2018

Posted on

Feb 03,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Assistant General Counsel Duties: Representation on diverse other matters, including various aspects of employment discrimination law, fair housing and other occupancy related matters, and general contracts. Responsible for tracking and managing third-party claims, which primarily consists of and engaging and supervising outside counsel in connection with litigation, defaults, compliance matters, employment matters, fair housing and other occupancy related matters. Join an in-house transactional practice that includes all aspects of real estate and housing development, including tax and financial structuring, title and real estate conveyancing, zoning analysis and relief, review of environmental matters, organization of ownership entities including nonprofit and for-profit corporations, LLCs and limited partnerships, and negotiating and closing complex financings involving multiple private and public funding sources. Assist with transactional matters, and will represent in the acquisition, development, construction, financing, operation, compliance and disposition of affordable and mixed income residential and commercial properties. Provides counsel in all aspects of regulatory and legal compliance and legal aspects of the operation and management of affordable and mixed-income housing communities and the provision of services to residents. May be assigned to assist in the provision of advice and counsel regarding such matters and the development and implementation of corporate and compliance policies, forms, systems and tools to ensure the effective management of legal and other operating risks. May be asked to participate in legislative and policy matters in connection with business development activities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Excellent academic record; 2-4 years’ experience as a practicing corporate and/or transactional attorney, with demonstrated ability to manage complex engagements in a team environment; Experience with most of the following—affordable housing and community development finance, LIHTC, NMTC and other tax credits, real estate law, zoning and permitting, construction contracts, nonprofit organizations, fair housing, and general corporate and employment law; Admission to state bar; and Demonstrated commitment to affordable housing and community development or related mission-oriented work. Ability to analyze and solve complex legal problems; Excellent writing and communication skills; Effective legal and business judgment in challenging situations; Strong computer literacy; and Innovative and creative thinker and problem solver.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Community Builders, Inc.
95 Berkeley Street
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02116-6240

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