Real Estate Counsel for a major developer

Real Estate Counsel for a major developer

Leading real estate development company is seeking a Real Estate counsel to represent the company and its subsidiaries as legal officer on selected matters in order to ensure operations and policies are legally sound, and to ensure continued growth and profitability. This role reports directly to the Chief Legal Officer of the company as part of their team. A minimum of five (5) and a maximum of seven (7) years of broad based experience in commercial real estate will be considered ideal for the team.

This role prepares and examines contracts pertaining to real estate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, development, design and construction, leasing, financing and joint ventures, management and operations of real estate assets, corporate governance and other corporate business.  primary attorney responsible for managing the preparation and execution of all documents. Top tier critical thinking and explanative writing abilities are required. Also, the role oversees compliance, supervises work of outside counsel and performs selected in-house legal work.

Bachelor’s degree, JD and NY Bar Admission required; Other state licensure may be required post-employment to engage in jurisdictions where the company has offices. Total compensation (240K-290K) is based upon experience, subject matter expertise and accompanied by strong benefits package and potential bonus. The company prefers serious minded, dedicated professionals who are seeking a solid “next chapter” for their career.

J. Sheppard Associates services New York’s top tier law firms and corporations.

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