Job Details

Senior Legal Counsel

Company name

Massachusetts Port Authority

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

5-8 yrs required

Location

East Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Legal Counsel The candidate provides in-house legal support to the administrative and operating departments in compliance with Massport's policies and procedures with an emphasis on real estate and contract law. Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, provides legal analysis and creates documentation arising out of Massport's operational activities, plans, policies, and agreements, including: Negotiates and drafts various legal documents, including airport leases, concession agreements, operating agreements, interagency memoranda of understanding, easements and licenses. Assists in the drafting and review of real estate related requests for proposals, provides legal advice on the request for proposal process and negotiates and drafts the resulting agreements, including development agreements and ground leases.Assists in the drafting and review of requests for proposals for consulting and professional service contracts. Negotiates and drafts the resulting consulting and professional service contracts. Provides legal advice on the purchase or exchange of real property.Assists asset managers with interpretations of real estate related documents. Reviews and analyzes federal, state and local case law as it affects Massport policies, procedures and operations. Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, acts as a general in-house practitioner capable of analyzing a variety of legal issues relating to Massport activities, and provides ongoing legal counsel to various units within Massport. Counsels Massport's units on procedural and substantive legal matters as well as issues arising out of the specialized real estate activities of Massport. Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, prepares resolutions, memoranda and other supporting documents relative to various items before the Board for action/review. Monitors the legal and regulatory environment in which Massport conducts business. Performs other duties as assigned. Completes selected projects as assigned by the Chief Legal Counsel and Deputy Chief Legal Counsel. Must be admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. J.D. Required. Must have demonstrated knowledge and skills in legal analysis, document drafting and administrative, regulatory and constitutional law required. Should have 5-8 years of relevant or transferable experience in a public agency, corporate or law firm setting with knowledge and skill in legal analysis and document drafting. Experience in commercial real estate is highly desirable.

Additional info

Job #FY2018-00044

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Massachusetts Port Authority
One Harborside Drive
Suite 200s
East Boston, MA 02128-2909
Phone: 617-568-3900

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