Job Details

Real Estate Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

City of Chicago Department of Law

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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Assistant Corporation Counsel Ii (real Estate) The candidate work in the Real Estate (“RE”) Division to represent the firm in real estate transactional matters. Will work under the general supervision of the Deputy Corporation Counsel of the RE Division and will be given a high level of responsibility for handling transactional matters, including drafting ordinances, redevelopment agreements, purchase and sale agreements, intergovernmental agreements, leases, easement agreements, rights of entry, and other transactional documents; investigating ownership and title matters; reviewing environmental reports and appraisals; preparing ancillary closing documents; advising firm Departments on zoning, landmark, and procedural matters relating to the sale and development of land, and City requirements applicable thereto, including MBE/WBE and firm resident hiring, prevailing wage requirements, executive orders, and other generally applicable municipal laws.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have completed Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school with a Juris Doctor degree in or before 2010 and admission to the Illinois Bar (or eligible for admission on motion to the Illinois Bar pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 705). Must have substantial experience with real estate transactions and related matters including those set forth in the Description section above. Should have familiarity with working in a government or other organizational setting. Must have superior drafting, writing, research, and editing skills.
Closing Date: Mar 15, 2018, 4:59:00 AM.

Additional info

Send: Cover letter that (1) includes the position title and job number as noted on the posting; and (2) specifically identifies how meet the minimum qualifications and have the knowledge, skills, and abilities; Resume; Law school transcript (official or u

Company info

Edward N. Siskel
City of Chicago Department of Law
30 N. La Salle - 1640
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-744-4976
Fax: 312-744-5035