Duties: Analyze, draft, negotiate, finalize, and oversee the approval process for all commercial agreements and request for proposal responses for the Brokerage & Capital Markets businesses in the Americas, which includes the following service lines: Brokerage (Tenant Representation, Agency Leasing, Capital Markets), Valuation & Advisory, Consulting, and Incentives. Consistently analyze and mitigate contractual risk in brokerage agreements, consulting contracts, and other legal instruments, while increasing efficiency and consistency in contracting. Advice and counsel internal clients with respect to the legal policies and the legal implications of proposed transactions; maintain open communication and good working relationships with both internal clients and clients of the Company. Oversee commercial litigation matters for the Brokerage & Capital Markets businesses, in coordination with outside counsel. Collaborate to share best practices, implement risk management strategies, craft negotiation strategy and follow corporate directives, policies, and procedures. Work under time-sensitive deadlines, increase efficiencies for handling a significant volume of contracts, and be productive in fast-paced environments with multiple competing priorities. Research, analyze, and keep current on legal issues and laws, legislation, regulations, and court decisions affecting the real estate industry and real estate service providers. Collaborate with the North America Compliance Director in compliance matters. Perform other related duties as required or requested. Create training and development opportunities for internal clients and the Legal Group. Perform other related duties as required or requested.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: J.D. from a leading Law School. A combination of private practice and in-house experience is preferred. Bar admission in good standing. 7-12 years of transactional and commercial real estate experience. Demonstrated Customer/Client Focus. Ability to be productive in stressful, time-sensitive situations and fast-paced environments. Strong analytical skills. Exceptional organizational, writing, and communication skills. Strategic problem-solver. Collaborative & Creative. Ability to work autonomously and be responsive.
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