EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability. The Chicago office seeking a real estate finance associate with 4-6 years of experience to join the Real Estate Capital Markets team in the Finance Group. Significant experience representing lenders and borrowers on mortgage loans and other real estate financings is required, including negotiating loan documents, coordinating, preparing and reviewing due diligence materials and closing deliverables, and preparing and negotiating legal opinions. Experience with CMBS loans is a plus but not required. Candidates should have immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools, as well as either prior experience at a large law firm or in-house experience at a large financial institution or financial sponsor. Interested candidates should apply. Requirements: JD and at least 4 years of experience.
Seeking an attorney to assist with real estate transactions. Responsibilities include supporting commercial real estate financing, acquisition, disposition and leasing matters through document review and drafting, diligence review and assisting with all aspects of the closing process. Clear and effective drafting skills, strong oral communication abilities, excellent time management and organization skills and a capacity to learn new substantive legal topics as needed are required. Candidates should have at least 2 - 3 years of experience. Experience in real estate finance is a plus. Must be licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of Illinois. Firm will consider flexible arrangements for this position. These include but are not limited to full-time, part-time and hourly arrangements. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a collegial and professional environment, intellectually challenging work, and the opportunity to work with wonderful people. Please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript. We would love to hear from you and speak with you about your experience and this opportunity in detail. An Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veterans.
Am Law 20 Chicago office seeking a Real Estate Associate with 3-5 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, developments and joint venture formations. Candidates should possess a strong academic background, superior drafting and negotiation skills, the ability to take on significant project responsibility. Candidates should also be diligent, detail- oriented, proactive, supportive, and team-oriented. Admission to the Illinois Bar is preferred. This firm is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases. To that end, the firm is voluntarily participating in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 3.0 initiative, which measures and seeks to increase diversity within law firms. Providing data during the application process helps us with achieving that goal and with meeting reporting/recordkeeping obligations under federal and state law and other legal requirements. Providing data is entirely voluntary and will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Information provided will be treated confidentially.
Paralegal will work independently to assist lawyers and other paralegals. JOB FUNCTIONS: Manage and organize documents and deal files involving multiple properties. Assist with preparing and finalizing loan documents. Organizes closing binders. Produces closing binders and manages the distribution of the closing binders to clients. Assists with specific client needs, e.g. electronic document submission. Assists with miscellaneous projects assigned by FRE attorneys, paralegals, and/or practice group managers. Practices and fosters an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation. Perform any and all other duties as necessary for the efficient functioning of the Practice Group, Office and Firm. Perform any and all other duties as necessary and as assigned by your supervisor for efficient functioning of the Practice Group, Office and Firm. The paralegal will regularly determine work priorities based upon Firm and Practice Group standards. The paralegal will be called upon to solve problems in a fast-paced and highly pressure-filled environment. QUALIFICATIONS: A demonstrated ability to work in a professional office setting. Real estate experience preferred. Ability to work independently. Ability to work productively and cooperatively with other employees. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to prioritize and coordinate work. Ability to maintain confidential information. Ability to think critically and analytically in a pressured environment. Equipment: computer, fax machines, duplicating machines. Systems Required: MS Office, IManage, Workday, Carpe Diem, Elite, and Nuance. Location(s) Chicago Time Type Full time. Committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. The Firm prohibits unlawful discrimination in any term or condition of employment against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual's race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, membership or service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Establishe firm seeking qualified candidates for a Contract Attorney or an Associate position with its Finance, Banking and Real Estate Department, to be based in Chicago office. This person would be part of the Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Practice Group. Ideal candidate will have strong general commercial real estate, lending. The candidate must be admitted to the bar in Illinois and have excellent academic credentials. Experience representing financial institutions, mortgage lenders, institutional investors or borrowers in real estate and financing transactions; Ability to prepare and negotiate transactional documents generally including: Purchase and Sale Agreements, Loan Documents, Leases, and related agreements.
Top AmLaw 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified junior associate with 2 to 3 years of experience to join our nationally recognized Real Estate practice in the Chicago 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 real estate acquisition and dispositions, propertymanagement and asset management, real estate development and/or constructionand leasing. · 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. A global law firm with 31 offices in 11 countries, and a platform of1,400 lawyers, placing us among the largest in the world. We are known for ourrelationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience, andindustry-shaping innovation and offer clients one of the most active M&A,real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world. Learn more about our Chicago office.
EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability. Chicago firm's office is seeking two Real Estate Attorneys (non-partnership track) with at least 5 years of experience and a solid real estate practice background. Significant experience within multiple areas of commercial real estate law, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing and joint ventures is required. In addition, candidates should have immediate transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools as the firm as prior experience in a large or mid-sized law firm. Requirements: JD and 5 years of experience
EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability. Chicago office of this AmLaw 50 firm is seeking a corporate associate with 2-4 years of experience to join the Real Estate Capital Markets Group. General corporate experience is required, including drafting organizational and offering documents, along with significant experience with fund formations (real estate preferred) and joint ventures (real estate preferred). Preferred candidates will have specific expertise in tax or securities law. In addition, candidates should have immediate transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools, as the firm as prior experience in a large law firm. Interested candidates should apply online. Requirements: J.D. and 2-4 years of experience.
Reputable firm is seeking a partner with at least 8-10 years of real estate joint venture experience to join its growing and highly collaborative transactional practice groups. The ideal candidate will have experience representing sophisticated institutional investors, as the firm as operators and developers, on complex real estate joint venture transactions. Experience with real estate finance and/or real estate private equity fund formation is a plus. This firm is looking for someone who is a self-starter with a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial approach to practicing law.
EEO – Protected Veterans/Disability * Firm is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact our Recruiting Team. A leading global business law firm, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service group, is looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills. If you are a highly talented Paralegal Specialist interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related tasks, we want to hear from you! Paralegals are a critical part of this firm's client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally and globally. This position is located in the Chicago office. Relocation is available in accordance with the firm’s policy. The paralegal team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. Ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and there are many opportunities to give back to communities through pro bono work. Minimum Requirements: College degree and/or Paralegal certificate 10 years’ experience supporting a Commercial Real Estate practice group in a law firm environment Mortgage finance experience representing lenders Title and survey experience Electronic data room experience Strong proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational and attention to detail Preferred Requirements: Large law firm experience Experience with public/private partnerships, mixed use development and resort development is a plus. What will your day look like? You will assist in drafting real estate documents, preparing closing documents, conducting due diligence reviews and coordinating closings as required for commercial real estate transactions. This will include ordering, reviewing and analyzing title commitments, recorded documents and surveys. You will develop, monitor and update closing, and other checklists, for real estate transactions. You will also assist with drafting documents for commercial, resort and mixed use developments, as well as draft lease amendments for attorney review. This will require forming L.L.C.s, partnerships and drafting organizational documents, authority certificates and resolutions. All reporting and research will be delivered to the appropriate parties’, counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc. We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.
AM200 firm with Chambers-ranked real estate practice group in Chicago of 14 attorneys, as part of an integrated national group of 50+ attorneys and paralegals are seeking to add a real estate attorney with a versatile skill set developed from representing institutional investors and developers in the acquisition, sale, development, financing (as borrower) and leasing of real estate assets in all major product classes (office, retail, industrial, senior housing, multi-family, hospitality, and medical) and in a variety of markets across the country. The primary objective for this attorney is to join existing teams that support firm clients with a view toward having a long-term relationship with those clients. This attorney could join the firm as an associate and should have at least three years of experience in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. The best fit will be someone who is ready to provide first-chair support on transactions, work with clients directly, and oversee associate and paralegal support when necessary. Excellent academic credentials and strong organizational skills are a must.
Chicago office is seeking a Real Estate Associate with 3-5 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, developments and joint venture formations. Candidates should possess a strong academic background, superior drafting and negotiation skills, the ability to take on significant project responsibility. Candidates should also be diligent, detail- oriented, proactive, supportive, and team-oriented. Admission to the Illinois Bar is preferred.
Seeking paralegal to support its Real Estate Practice Group. LP’s real estate group represents clients ranging from mid-sized companies to large national and global companies in the acquisition and disposition of commercial, industrial, multi-family, manufactured housing and retail properties. The group has robust commercial leasing, joint venture and development practices. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with acquisitions, dispositions and financing in all practice areas. Responsibilities: · Supports transactions including: o Review contracts/purchase & sale agreements, calculate critical dates (and utilize docket to track same) o Prepare closing checklists, calculate critical dates and maintain both as the transaction progresses o Review title, survey and zoning; prepare objection notices and response letters; experience with clearing title matters and knowledge of ALTA survey standards o Research and facilitate local requirements and tax clearance/bulk sales o Preparation of estoppels and SNDAs o Prepare and review closing documents o Due diligence process including ordering, reviewing and summarizing searches o Lease review and abstracts o Preparation and filing of UCC Financing Statements o Prepare/review closing documents o Prepare for, coordinate and facilitate all aspects of closings with client, title companies and lenders · Oversees preparation of electronic closing binders · Effectively utilizes the firm’s docketing system to track matters · Communicates with clients and third parties throughout the course of a matter Requirements: · Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate · Minimum 5-7 years of relevant real estate transactional and finance experience (will consider less experience for otherwise qualified candidate) · Superior oral and written communication skills · Strong technical skills (Knowledge of Microsoft Office, iManage and ProLaw is a plus) · Excellent attention to detail · Excellent time management skills and ability to adjust to changing project priorities in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment · Ability to delegate appropriate tasks · A demonstrated commitment to providing superior client service · Must be able to work occasional overtime as needed
Chicago office seeks a Real Estate Attorney. The ideal candidate will have no less than 8 years of leasing experience and real estate transactions. The ability to work with other team members and clients, and "take ownership" of projects, is essential. Top academic credentials and outstanding writing skills are required. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Illinois. This is a great opportunity for someone seeking an off-track role with flexibility and substantive work in an exciting environment. With one of the largest, most experienced and diverse real estate, land use and environmental practices in the country. Firm offers diversity and depth of experience that is unrivaled. Firm has over 100 attorneys representing investors, developers, builders, major landowners, lenders, and local agencies on every aspect of real estate. Firm earned recognition as a leading firm by The Legal 500 U.S., Chambers and Partners USA, and U.S. News and World Report (with Best Attorneys), among others.
The Chicago office top AM Law 50 firm is seeking a corporate attorney (non-partnership track) with at least 2 years of experience to join the Real Estate Capital Markets Group. General corporate experience is required, including drafting organizational and offering documents, along with significant experience with fund formations (real estate preferred) and joint ventures (real estate preferred). Preferred candidates will have specific expertise in tax or securities law. In addition, candidates should have immediate transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools, as well as prior experience in a large law firm.
Top AmLaw 100 national law firm with a robust and growing real estate practice, is seeking associates for the firm Real Estate Practice Group in the firm Chicago office. 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 transactional real estate experience. This am100 firm is particularly interested in those candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow the firm national practice. 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 a cover letter, resume and law school transcript.
Real Estate firm is seeking an experienced attorney to join its Real Estate Group. The ideal candidate will have at least 8-10 years of first chair experience negotiating purchase and sale contracts, representing borrowers firm's in complex non-recourse mortgage financing transactions, and managing a deal from start to finish. This firm is looking for someone with significant experience managing clients and deals, and who is an aggressive negotiator on behalf of the borrower firm. Portable business is not required or expected for this position. This firm is looking for someone who is bright, eager to learn, and shares the firm passion and commitment to exceptional client service.
Established firm seeks an associate with three to five years of commercial real estate experience for the firm Chicago office. The ideal candidate will have experience working on commercial real estate transactions, including lending, leasing, acquisitions/dispositions, development and/or zoning and land use. The work requires excellent organizational and drafting skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to produce quality work under tight deadlines. Admission to practice in Illinois is preferred.
Established firm seeking an attorney with 5+ years of experience for its Real Estate practice group in its Chicago, IL office. This attorney will be responsible for drafting and negotiating documents for commercial real estate transactions and real estate loan transactions. Qualified candidates must have experience with diverse, commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, loans, development, management, and retail leasing. Candidates with experience representing real estate development clients as the firm as experience with general corporate and transactional matters are preferred. Successful candidates must be detail-oriented and should possess a solid work ethic. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are also required. Strong academic credentials are essential. All candidates must be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois.
Established firm is seeking a transactional attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join the firm rapidly growing affordable housing and community development practice. The ideal candidate will possess strong academic credentials, prior law firm experience and familiarity working on complex housing finance and community development projects. Real estate transactional experience involving tax credit syndication and government finance is strongly preferred. FHA lending/HUD experience is a plus, but not required.
Description: Seeking an associate (2014-2016 J.D.) who has three to five years of legal experience in sophisticated real estate practice for the firm's Chicago office. Strong academic record and excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills are required. Candidates should be licensed to practice law in Illinois. To apply, please send cover letter and resume. The firm is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. The firm maintains a policy of considering all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, citizenship status, order of protection status, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, source of income, military or veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. The firm will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
This AM100's firm priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds. Therefore, the firm encourages talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Real Estate Group is seeking to hire an associate to join the Chicago office. This Real Estate attorneys help clients structure, negotiate and close complicated real estate and construction transactions with future-focused, business-grounded advice and practical solutions. The firm's team helps clients maximize and manage their institutional real estate properties and transform development and land use challenges into success stories. Additionally, the Community Development Finance practice is the largest of its kind in the nation, and one of the foremost legal authorities in transactions involving tax credit financing and the firm Public Finance group has a national reputation for innovative work in financing a wide range of municipal and infrastructure projects. A career at this firm is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use the firm knowledge to shape what’s ahead and share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the pothe firm of collective thinking. Job Requirements: This firm is seeking an associate with three to five years of experience working on sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Qualified candidates will have experience representing buyers and sellers of commercial, retail and industrial properties and landlords and tenants. The ideal candidate will have knowledge in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, development, management and debt and equity financings. In addition, this associate will have the opportunity to work across practice area with the firm Community Development Finance and Project Finance and Public Finance practice groups. Qualified candidates will have stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills and a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This firm is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer: Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation /Veteran.
The Chicago office of this AM50 firm is seeking a Counsel-level Real Estate lawyer with substantial experience representing institutional investors, owners, lenders and developers in acquisition, disposition and related transactional matters and in secured, mezzanine and structured loan transactions. Experience with joint ventures, including foreign and tax structuring, is a plus. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter.
Multiple Offices this am100 firm, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm with a robust and growing real estate practice, is seeking associates for the firm Real Estate practice in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Overland Park, St. Louis and Washington D.C. offices. The ideal candidates will possess 3+ years of broad transactional real estate experience. this am100 firm is particularly interested in those candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow the firm national practice. Qualified candidates will have good academic credentials, experience in a law firm or similar environment and excellent writing, communication and problem-solving skills. Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript via this am100 firm.
Multiple Offices of this top AmLaw 100 national law firm with a robust and growing real estate finance practice, is seeking associates for its 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's 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.
Associate with 4 to 5 years of experience handling commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis on real estate finance, to work with its 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's 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.
International law firm with more than 200 attorneys and a full complement of practice offerings, is seeking Real Estate Attorneys to join its Chicago office. The firm's Chambers-ranked Real Estate Group has worked on some of the largest and most complex mixed-use developments in the country. This firm is known for resolving complex issues and becoming a part of the client team. The firm collaborates with other practice areas like construction, finance, economic development incentives, environmental, tax, dispute resolution, litigation, labor and permitting to provide a one-stop shop service to the firm clients. This firm is seeking partner level candidates with at least 8 years of experience practicing real estate law and finance with a primary focus on commercial real estate transactions, including development, lending, acquisitions, dispositions, financings (acquisition, construction and permanent loans), commercial leasing (office and retail), apartment, multi-family and hotel properties, REITS, property management and brokerage agreements, joint venture investments, debt restructurings and workouts. Successful candidates will have the ability to practice independently and be involved in the development and maintenance of client relationships. A portable book of business is required.