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AmLaw 100 Los Angeles office seeking an experienced defense real estate/public agency paralegal with prior experience with purchase and sale agreements, leases and public agencies. Must have large document multi-party case management experience, including e-Discovery and data base management. Must be a team player but also able to work independently. Strong organizational and billing skills also required. Fast-pace, team oriented, stimulating environment. Candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter.


PPP 1503000 | Revenue 530636000 | Total Attorney 664 | Partners 295 | Counsel 103 | Associates 200 | Partner:Associate 1.5:1 | M:F Ratio 1.8:1 | Real Estate 115

Real Estate Law Practice Group looking to hire a mid-senior level associate with at least 3-8+ years of experience to join office with an interest in all aspects of real estate development. Ideal experience includes strong knowledge of acquisition and disposition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. Familiarity with land use, zoning and land development approvals would be a plus. Important attributes include excellent oral and research skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, the ability to manage small to mid sized matters, or portions of large matters, effectively and efficiently. Must be a California licensed attorney with solid big firm transactional real estate experience. Submit cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample. The firm is a global relationship law firm with 28 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. This firm is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and education. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. This firm's success depends heavily on the effective utilization of qualified people, regardless of their race, ancestry, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, veteran’s status, or any characteristic protected by law. The firm adheres to and promotes equal employment opportunity for all. This equal opportunity principle applies in all areas of personnel activity, including recruiting, hiring, placement, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoff, facility usage, social and recreational programming, etc. The ability and worth of individuals shall be judged entirely on their job-related aptitude, training, skills and performance. This firm provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, including in the application and interview process.


PPP 2151000 | Revenue 1149000000 | Total Attorney 969 | Partners 240 | Counsel 170 | Associates 331 | Partner:Associate 1:1.4 | M:F Ratio 1.4:1 | Real Estate 13

Seeking an associate with three to five years of sophisticated transactional real estate experience for our Finance Department in Los Angeles. Qualified candidates will have distinguished academic credentials and relevant transactional experience (sales and acquisitions, leasing, condominiums, commercial development, finance, and workouts/restructuring). This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment. AmLaw 100 law firm experience and active bar license in CA preferred. This firm has an industry-leading finance practice and represents a wide variety of institutional clients nationwide, including commercial and investment banks, finance companies, life insurance companies, real estate lenders, bond underwriters, private equity firms, investors and developers, and major non-profits. Committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.



Established firm is seeking an associate with a minimum of 3 years of experience to work on a full spectrum of land use matters, including project entitlement and litigation. The preferred candidate will have experience with permitting, entitlements, CEQA/NEPA, planning and zoning law, the Subdivision Map Act, and land use litigation, including CEQA litigation. Experience with natural resources, wetlands, endangered species, California Coastal Commission, and historic preservation is helpful but not required. Experience or interest in environmental law, including contaminated site transactions and litigation under CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and state equivalents is also helpful but not required. This position can be located in either Century City or Los Angeles, but will also work periodically with attorneys in our other offices. A high level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.



With over 50 years of experience, clients have relied on this AM50's firm's legal expertise to help them buy, sell, develop, finance and restructure real estate assets. The firm's vast experience includes sophisticated equity and debt investment transactions, private and public fund raising M+A, and large-scale development. This firm is consistently recognized as a leading firm in the real estate industry and the firm the firme most recently ranked Commercial Property Executive’s Leading Real Estate Law Firm and Law360’s Real Estate Group of the Year. The firm's global presence and the firm seasoned lawyers have fortified this firm as a market and thought leader in the real estate sector. This firm is seeking a highly qualified, experienced junior to mid-level associate to join the Real Estate Industry group. Candidate must have substantial experience in complex real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, development and financing of various real estate asset classes, including, office, multi-family, industrial, retail and hospitality and leisure properties. Experience with hotel management agreements and hotel franchise agreements is desired but not required. Candidates applying for associate positions should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. California bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.


PPP 1261000 | Revenue 1174973000 | Total Attorney 1806 | Partners 473 | Counsel 136 | Associates 475 | Partner:Associate 1:1 | M:F Ratio 1.7:1 | Real Estate 71

AM100 firm is seeking an associate to join its Real Estate Practice Group in its Los Angeles or San Diego office. The ideal candidate should have 5 to 7 years of commercial real estate experience with an emphasis in acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial properties as the firm as development of unimproved real estate for commercial purposes. Candidates should have excellent analytical, writing and communication skills and the energy, drive and desire to work in a high volume environment with strong attention to detail. Competitive salary and benefits will be paid and time to partnership will be commensurate with experience.



Top AM100 national law firm with a robust real estate and capital markets practice, is seeking an associate in Los Angeles. Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, solid law firm experience and superb writing and communication skills. The ideal candidates will possess 3+ years of transactional real estate and/or real estate finance experience. Associates will benefit from immediate client contact in a dynamic practice group as a part of a collaborative firm and learning environment. This AM100 firm is particularly interested in those candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow the firm's national practice. The firm offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with challenging work in a collegial work environment. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript.


PPP 896000 | Revenue 512913000 | Total Attorney 748 | Partners 334 | Counsel 83 | Associates 287 | Partner:Associate 1.2:1 | M:F Ratio 1.4:1 | Real Estate 89

A top AmLaw 100 national law firm with a robust and growing real estate finance practice, is seeking associates for the firm Real Estate Finance Practice Group in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle and St. Louis. Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, solid law firm experience, and superb writing and communication skills. The ideal candidates will possess 3+ years of broad real estate finance experience. Experience in loan origination work is a plus. Associates will gain experience handling a wide variety of commercial real estate finance transactions with a strong emphasis on loan origination and loan servicing. Associates will benefit from immediate client contact in a dynamic practice group as a part of a collaborative firm and learning environment. this am100 firm is particularly interested in those candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow the firm national practice in real estate finance. The firm offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with challenging work in a collegial work environment. Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates. Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript.


PPP 896000 | Revenue 512913000 | Total Attorney 748 | Partners 334 | Counsel 83 | Associates 287 | Partner:Associate 1.2:1 | M:F Ratio 1.4:1 | Real Estate 89

The Firm is currently recruiting for a full-time Real Estate Paralegal for our Los Angeles office. This position will support the local Real Estate Practitioners and the national Real Estate Practice Group. Responsibilities Assisting in the preparation of real estate loan, purchase, sale, loan servicing and ancillary related documents including purchase and sale agreements, conveyance documents, easements, security instruments, notes, guaranties and general agreements; Preparing for and supporting real estate related closings including obtaining required documents, preparing documents to be executed and confirming contents of appropriate closing checklists; Perfecting and recording formalities and requirements associated with real estate related matters; Interfacing with firm clients and other outside entities regarding assigned matters; Working on special assignments that may require conducting routine fact or legal research, preparing reports and handling associated filings; Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements, billable and performance based, of the position. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree and Paralegal certificate. 5 - 7 years of commercial real estate experience, preferably in a law firm setting, an in-house legal department or title company. Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision. Effective interpersonal and team working skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, professional staff and peers. Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Equal opportunities. Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. Pursuant to local ordinances, will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S. Looking for an experienced Real Estate Paralegal to join our team in Los Angeles. This position provides a comprehensive range of support to attorneys and clients in our real estate practice to complete real estate financial transactions with lenders and investors for the funding of the clients’ loans for low and moderate income housing projects. Challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation. Responsibilities Monitor and manage all aspects of complex real estate transactions. Analyze title documents, real property legal descriptions and surveys; prepare title and survey comments; identify and recommend title endorsements and removal of or changes to title exceptions; and coordinate with title companies regarding title insurance policy issues and satisfaction of closing conditions Draft Documents: Work with attorneys on drafting correspondence, loan documents, resolutions, escrow instructions, closing checklists, and other documents typical to a real estate closing. Manage due diligence activities, including creating and monitoring due diligence checklists Conduct UCC and other searches and analyze results; request entity documents Assist in the preparation of real estate documents, exhibits and schedules. Manage and coordinate closings Review organizational documents, resolutions and incumbency certificates for appropriate parties involved in loan transactions Address post-closing matters and oversee preparation of closing books. Assist with real estate aspects of litigation and estate planning matters as requested Accurately and completely record billable time spent and tasks performed in accordance with firm policy and client-imposed billing protocols; enter and release time promptly in compliance with established deadlines Promptly submit accurate records of hours worked Accept and perform other tasks as assigned. Qualifications 6+ years’ experience (10+ years’ experience preferred) as a real estate paralegal, required; experience in real estate loan matters Demonstrated knowledge and skill in both loan and purchase/sale transactions Bachelor’s degree or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill Highly developed skill in time and task management High level of attention to detail with a view to thoroughness and accuracy Able to coordinate multiple transactions at once and under time pressure Strong analytic and post-college level writing skills Strong command of the English language including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office computerized business applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and legal research and document retention databases Willingness to learn and adapt to new technology, software programs, and upgrades Ability and willingness to communicate and handle stressful situations in a professional, calm, courteous manner Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented service environment Availability and willingness to work overtime as needed or requested Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.



The Firm is currently recruiting for a full-time Real Estate Paralegal for our Los Angeles office. This position will support the local Real Estate Practitioners and the national Real Estate Practice Group. Responsibilities Assisting in the preparation of real estate loan, purchase, sale, loan servicing and ancillary related documents including purchase and sale agreements, conveyance documents, easements, security instruments, notes, guaranties and general agreements;. Preparing for and supporting real estate related closings including obtaining required documents, preparing documents to be executed and confirming contents of appropriate closing checklists;. Perfecting and recording formalities and requirements associated with real estate related matters;. Interfacing with firm clients and other outside entities regarding assigned matters;. Working on special assignments that may require conducting routine fact or legal research, preparing reports and handling associated filings;. Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements, billable and performance based, of the position. Experience & Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree and Paralegal certificate. 5 - 7 years of commercial real estate experience, preferably in a law firm setting, an in-house legal department or title company. Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision. Effective interpersonal and team working skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, professional staff and peers. Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Dentons offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



A national law firm, has an immediate opening for an attorney in its expanding real estate and construction law practice in Southern California (Los Angeles or San Diego). Candidates must have at least two years of experience with real estate transactions (leasing, finance, construction contracts and/or purchase and sale agreements), possess strong analytical and writing skills and be committed to client service. Membership in the California Bar is required. Friendly, business casual environment with a competitive salary and full benefits package. Equal opportunity employer



A prominent real estate focused law firm with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County, is seeking a real estate transactional associate for the Real Estate and Development Team in Los Angeles. The Team focuses on a broad spectrum of real estate transactions and projects for numerous publicly traded and private investors and developers, particularly those focused on hospitality, healthcare, senior housing, office, resort and mixed use projects. Ideal candidate has two to six years of general real estate transactional experience, including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, leases and/or finance work.



Seeking a real estate associate with two to six years of experience to join the Los Angeles office. Major law firm experience and excellent educational credentials needed.


PPP 1702000 | Revenue 1389000000 | Total Attorney 1804 | Partners 410 | Counsel 128 | Associates 435 | Partner:Associate 1:1.1 | M:F Ratio 1.9:1 | Real Estate 83

Financial Services Practice Group in Los Angeles seeking a junior associate with 1-2 years of real estate and/or commercial real estate lending experience. Working knowledge of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily lending programs is preferred. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills, and be admitted to practice in California.



Ideal candidate would be a mid-level associate with a minimum of 3 years of solid, basic transactional real estate experience, particularly in documenting and negotiating purchase and sale transactions. Experience in joint ventures and co-mingled funds would be a plus. An excellent academic record and strong communication skills are required.



Position: Real Estate Of Counsel Attorney Office: Flexible – Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Washington DC Experience: 4+ Years of Experience The Real Estate practice is growing and we are seeking to expand our team. There is an immediate opening for a 4th+ year Associate. Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have at least 4+ years of experience in handling real estate transactions in some but not necessarily all of the following areas: A cquisitions and dispositions, construction and permanent financings, joint ventures, and the leasing of commercial office, retail, and industrial space Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key: ability to attentively listen, actively engage, and concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form. A strong work ethic and an interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client matters will add to your success on our team. Strong academic credentials in law coursework are highly valued. Bar Admission in California is strongly preferred. Who We Are Our firm has a long standing commitment to our culture and diversity.


PPP 1027000 | Revenue 1034980000 | Total Attorney 1383 | Partners 329 | Counsel 68 | Associates 190 | Partner:Associate 1.7:1 | M:F Ratio 2.1:1 | Real Estate 37

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Looking for an experienced Paralegal to join our Real Estate group in Los Angeles. This position provides a comprehensive range of support to attorneys and clients in our real estate practice to complete real estate financial transactions with lenders and investors for the funding of the clients’ low and moderate income housing projects. Challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation. In this role, you will: Monitor and manage all aspects of complex real estate transactions Analyze title documents, real property legal descriptions and surveys; prepare title and survey summaries; identify and recommend title endorsements and removal of or changes to title exceptions; and coordinate with title companies regarding title insurance policy issues and satisfaction of closing conditions Draft Documents: Work with attorneys on drafting correspondence, articles, bylaws, resolutions, tax exemption applications, escrow instructions, closing checklists, and other documents typical to a real estate closing Prepare title objection letters and seller response letters Manage due diligence activities, including creating and monitoring due diligence checklists Conduct UCC and other searches and analyze results; request entity documents Assist in the preparation of real estate documents, exhibits and schedules Manage and coordinate closings Address post-closing matters and oversee preparation of closing books Assist with real estate aspects of litigation and estate planning matters as requested Accurately and completely record billable time spent and tasks performed in accordance with firm policy and client-imposed billing protocols; enter and release time promptly in compliance with established deadlines Promptly submit accurate records of hours worked Accept and perform other tasks as assigned. Join us if you have: 5+ years’ experience as a real estate paralegal; experience in real estate finance preferred. In addition, 10+ years and Big Law experience would be a plus. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in both loan and purchase/sale transactions Bachelor’s degree or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill Highly developed skill in time and task management High level of attention to detail with a view to thoroughness and accuracy Strong analytic and post-college level writing skills Strong command of the English language including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office computerized business applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and legal research and document retention databases Willingness to learn and adapt to new technology, software programs, and upgrades Ability and willingness to communicate and handle stressful situations in a professional, calm, courteous manner Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented service environment Availability and willingness to work overtime as needed or requested PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.



The Los Angeles office is seeking a 2016-2017 associate for the Real Estate Department. Prior real estate transactional experience required, including but not limited to acquisitions, dispositions, purchase and sale, joint ventures. Prior hospitality experience a plus. Outstanding academic credentials and law firm experience are required. Admission to the California Bar strongly preferred. An equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


PPP 2463000 | Revenue 1198625000 | Total Attorney 1232 | Partners 362 | Counsel 106 | Associates 532 | Partner:Associate 1:1.5 | M:F Ratio 1.6:1 | Real Estate 84

Seeking a real estate associate with 2+ years of experience and an emphasis in real estate development. Prior experience with transactional real estate, real estate finance and/or public/private partnerships or exposure to construction litigation or construction financing is helpful. Environmental experience is a plus. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position can be located in Century City or Orange County offices. Excellent academic credentials, the ability to work independently and in collaboration, strong research, writing, and analytical skills, intense attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required. The Real Estate Development practice serves clients developing projects with budgets ranging from hundreds of thousands to over a billion dollars. The Development Practice Team drafts and negotiates agreements for design and construction of private development projects, public works projects, and publicly financed projects. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly supportive working environment while handling sophisticated matters at both a local and a national level.



A top Am Law 100 firm is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified mid-level associate (three to five years) to join its nationally recognized Commercial Real Estate practice in the Los Angeles (Santa Monica) office. If you are the ideal candidate you will have experience in the following areas: Broad commercial real estate transactional background including substantial commercial real estate finance experience. Experience with purchase and sales transactions and/or leasing. Excellent verbal/written communication skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative and team-oriented environment and a positive attitude are required. BCLP has over 400 real estate lawyers and is one of the leading global real estate practices in the world, with significant presence throughout the US, UK, German, Middle Eastern, Russian and Asian markets. With the experience and reach to have handled many of the most exciting and sophisticated transactions, BCLP’s Real Estate group provides comprehensive legal services addressing all facets of real estate ownership, development, use, investment and financing.


PPP 1287000 | Revenue 861731000 | Total Attorney 1245 | Partners 521 | Counsel 218 | Associates 420 | Partner:Associate 1.2:1 | M:F Ratio 1.6:1 | Real Estate 90

A dynamic 60+ attorney firm with offices throughout California. For over 30 years, we have built a reputation as a “go to” law firm to handle high profile and high stakes matters for both public entities and private sector clients. The firm is particularly well-known for our experience with large transportation and infrastructure projects. We commonly assist public entities in obtaining the property rights they need in their public projects. Seeking intelligent, hard-working and self-motivated attorney with five to eight years of experience to join our Eminent Domain & Inverse Condemnation Practice Group in our San Diego, Los Angeles or Oakland office. Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical capabilities, superior research and writing skills, a strong work ethic, a proven ability to work in teams and an interest in building a practice. Candidates must possess significant experience with discovery, including e-discovery and law and motion practice. Public entity and eminent domain experience is preferred but not mandatory. This position affords an opportunity for a motivated and qualified associate to gain significant litigation and trial experience on a wide array of public entity-related land acquisition issues throughout California. Equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law. Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.



Top Am Law 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified senior leasing contract attorney with eight or more years of experience to join nationally recognized real estate practice in either the Denver, Irvine, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, or St. Louis office. This position would be eligible for flexible hours. Experience in the following areas: Prior Leasing Experience in a Law Firm or Corporate Legal Department. Specialized experience in the leasing area for corporate clients. Broad commercial real estate transactional background. Excellent written and oral communication skills, superior analytical skills and the ability to manage client engagements. Other requirements include excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and the ability to manage multiple priorities and assume a high degree of responsibility. Firm is a global law firm with over 30 offices in over 10 countries, and a platform of over 1,400 lawyers, placing it among the largest in the world. Known for our relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience, and industry-shaping innovation and offer clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.


PPP 1287000 | Revenue 861731000 | Total Attorney 1245 | Partners 521 | Counsel 218 | Associates 420 | Partner:Associate 1.2:1 | M:F Ratio 1.6:1 | Real Estate 90

Real Estate Department seeking an associate with 3 to 6 years of peer law firm experience to join its Los Angeles office.Ideal candidates will have experience in real estate financing and investment transactions. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials and CA bar preferred.



Thriving land use team seeks a mid-level to senior-level associate to join its Downtown Los Angeles Office. The ideal candidate should have 4-7 years of experience working on the entitlement of development projects. This firm is interested in candidates who have solid experience and expertise in these areas: The candidate must have strong academic credentials, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and familiarity with the land use/zoning processes in the City of Los Angeles and other jurisdictions in the greater Los Angeles area. Experience with federal and state laws related to natural resources, coastal protection, historic preservation and affordable housing is desirable. The candidate should have the desire to grow with a team and develop qualities ultimately leading to partnership at the firm. Please note that this firm is looking for a land use attorney, not an environmental lawyer who deals primarily with issues relating to hazardous substances. This Am 100 firm is currently home to over 900 attorneys Firmwide. With one of the largest, most experienced and diverse land use and environmental practices in the country, the firm offer a diversity and depth of experience that is unrivaled. The firm's more than 100 attorneys represent investors, developers, builders, major landowners, lenders and local agencies on every aspect of land use and real estate. Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and final law school transcript.



Multiple Offices of this top AmLaw 100 national law firm with a robust and growing real estate finance practice, is seeking an associate for the firm Real Estate Finance Practice Group in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Phoenix and Denver. Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, solid law firm experience and superb writing and communication skills. The ideal candidates will possess 2+ years of broad real estate finance experience. Associates will gain experience handling a wide variety of commercial real estate finance transactions with a strong emphasis on loan origination and loan servicing. Associates will benefit from immediate client contact in a dynamic practice group as a part of a collaborative firm and learning environment. This am100 firm is particularly interested in those candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow the firm national practice in real estate finance. The firm offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with challenging work in a collegial work environment. Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates. Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript.


PPP 896000 | Revenue 512913000 | Total Attorney 748 | Partners 334 | Counsel 83 | Associates 287 | Partner:Associate 1.2:1 | M:F Ratio 1.4:1 | Real Estate 89

Real estate associate with solid experience in one or more of the following areas: senior mortgage/mezzanine debt, joint-venture equity work and/or acquisitions and dispositions. The successful candidate must have the ability to run substantive portions of transactions and good client relation skills. Willing to consider someone more senior with significant experience in the first category This AM50 firm will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.Class of 2016 and senior.



Firm with exceptional reputation in California as a go-to law firm that clients rely on to handle their highest profile, most complicated and often most controversial transactions and litigated matters. Attorneys work in multi-disciplinary teams across five offices to help public agencies and private businesses navigate an extensive range of local, state and federal laws and regulations. Seeking an ambitious and diligent first to third year associate for the firm growing Land Use Practice Group. This position is open to the firm Los Angeles or Oakland office. Candidates must have substantive land use/environmental litigation experience, and transactional experience is a benefit. Candidates must also have had significant experience with CEQA and NEPA Candidates should demonstrate strong work ethic and dedication to the practice of law as the firm as outstanding writing abilities. Equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law.



Looking for an accomplished and ambitious fthe firmth to sixth year associate for the Land Use Practice Group in its Los Angeles or Oakland office. A successful candidate should demonstrate outstanding writing ability. Candidates must have substantive land use/environmental litigation experience, and transactional experience is a benefit. A candidate also should have experience with CEQA, NEPA and other environmental protection laws as the firm as planning and zoning law. Candidates should demonstrate strong work ethic and dedication to the practice of law as the firm as outstanding writing abilities. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and one substantive writing sample. Equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law. Will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.



A national law firm, has an immediate opening for an attorney in its expanding real estate and construction law practice in Southern California (Los Angeles or San Diego). Candidates must have at least two years of experience with real estate transactions (leasing, finance, construction contracts and/or purchase and sale agreements), possess strong analytical and writing skills and be committed to client service. Membership in the California Bar is required. The firm offers a friendly, business casual environment. Please submit cover letter and resume and include “Real Estate/Construction Attorney” in subject line. This is n equal opportunity employer.



SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: This position will work within three departments: Corporate, and Estate and Trust. The role requires frequent contact with others inside and outside the firm including immediate partners, associates, supervisor, members of other departments or other offices, clients, accountants, appraisers, and other professionals. Primary functions are described below, though PRIMARY REAL ESTATE FUNCTIONS: Analysis of title documents to ascertain current vesting and understand title concerns; coordination with title companies to resolve title issues and obtain title insurance and title insurance endorsements, Analysis of recording requirements and procedures in various counties Preparation of deeds, affidavits, deeds of trust and other real estate documents for recording Analysis of Proposition 13 reassessment issues and knowledge of structuring to avoid reassessment exclusion; preparation of related documents including change in ownership reports and reassessment exclusion claims Interface with County Assessor to address property tax issues PRIMARY CORPORATE FUNCTIONS: Prepare all documents required to form corporations (both business and nonprofit corporations), partnerships and limited liability companies in any state Coordinate filings with Secretaries of State in any state Understand and analyze various maintenance and operational issues facing entities; assist with compliance and coordination Prepare applications for tax-exempt status and various registrations required for tax-exempt organization, Prepare minutes, resolutions and other necessary paperwork Create and maintain corporate record books, Complete stock certificates and ledgers of shareholders and owners, Prepare documents to assign interests in various entities, Prepare purchase and sale documentation for various entities, Complete paperwork and processes to dissolve, convert and merge various entities. PRIMARY TRUST AND ESTATE FUNCTIONS: Responsible for all aspects of estate and trust administration in highly sophisticated environment, Inventory and valuation of assets, retitling and distribution of assets, Preparation of Federal estate and gift tax returns, Analysis of estate, gift, income and property tax issues Responsible for trust funding and continuing administration of trusts Preparation of documentation to transfer title to assets and provide for distributions to trust beneficiaries, including deeds, assignments, receipts and releases, Preparation of probate documents Preparation and review of cthe firmt filed fiduciary accountings SPECIFIC SKILLS DESIRED 5+ years as a corporate or estate and trust paralegal Strong working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, and Outlook; Experience with Visio, document management systems (iManage or FileSite preferred) Solid command of the English language including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style Strong communication skills: the ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing Strong Interpersonal skills: the ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues The ability to multi-task and work under strict deadlines with strong attention to detail Ability to work independently when/if required Familiarity with legal terminology pertinent to the area of assignment EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree preferred Compliance with California Business and Professions Code §6450



Associate with 4 to 5 years of experience handling commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis on real estate finance, to work with growing national lending practice. Experience representing lenders and borrower in commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans is preferred, and preferred equity investments a bonus. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience drafting and negotiating loan documents and being part of the closing teams. Stellar academics, strong attention to detail, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills a must. Qualified candidates can be resident in the firm New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Florida, Los Angeles and/or Washington, DC offices. Must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and be a member of the District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Colorado, Florida, Los Angeles or New York bars (depending on office location). The candidate will work on sophisticated real estate transactions with a close-knit, energetic team of real estate finance lawyers, who work hard but also have a lot of fun doing deals together.


PPP 1019000 | Revenue 401074000 | Total Attorney 504 | Partners 180 | Counsel 145 | Associates 114 | Partner:Associate 1.6:1 | M:F Ratio 1.4:1 | Real Estate 4


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