Top 5 AmLaw firm (equal opportunity employer). All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Boston office is seeking a mid-level Associate to join its Real Estate group. Significant experience within multiple areas of commercial real estate law, such as acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, development, financing and joint ventures (including drafting limited liability company agreements, limited partnership agreements and handling the operational aspects of such) is required. The successful candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Candidates with immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized schools as well as prior experience in a large or mid-sized law firm. A J.D. and active membership in any state Bar and ability to become admitted to MA Bar are required.
This firm's 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, they encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. Affordable Housing & Real Estate Group seeking to hire a junior-level associate to join the Boston office. The Affordable Housing & Real Estate Group helps clients structure, negotiate and close complicated real estate and construction transactions with future-focused, business-grounded advice and practical solutions. The team helps clients maximize and manage their institutional real estate properties and transform development and land use challenges into success stories. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of experience working on sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. This associate will gain experience representing buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants of commercial, residential (including affordable housing), retail and industrial properties. The work involves real estate acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, leasing, development and zoning/land use. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills and a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer: Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran.
Summary: Under the direction of the real estate attorneys in the firm Boston office, this position will assist attorneys in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including documentation, due diligence, closing and post-closing activities for real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing. Essential Job Functions: Order and review title commitments, exception documents and surveys, interfacing directly with the title company and surveyor to resolve any issues or discrepancies. Preparation and administration of contract critical dates and closing checklists. Coordination and assistance with all aspects of closings, including preparation of conveyance documents, closing statements, and other closing documents. Attending to all post-closing requirements, including preparation of closing indices, the preparation and organization of closing binders, and monitoring all post-closing deliveries or requirements. Preparation of clear and concise correspondence and memorandum. Preparation of initial draft documents, amendments to agreements or leases and miscellaneous documents, including estoppel certificates, SNDAs and Memos of Lease, for attorney review. Knowledge of formation of entities and review of organizational and authority documents. Order UCC lien and other searches. Must possess excellent legal research skills, including knowledge of electronic databases. Educational and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate. Five years previous experience in commercial real estate transactions, including experience with acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing. Law firm and in-house experience will be considered. Skill Requirements: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook or similar e-mail/calendar technology. Knowledge of relevant databases. Strong writing, organizational and communication skills required. Extensive knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and legal terminology.
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 seeking to expand further. There is an immediate opening for a 4th+ year Associate. 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: Acquisitions 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. Also key attributes are the 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 the firm success on the firm team. Strong academic credentials in law cthe firmsework are highly valued. Bar Admission in California is strongly preferred. This firm has a long standing commitment to the firm culture and diversity.
Firm seeking a full-time paralegal with corporate transactional and commercial real estate experience to work with attorneys in our corporate and real estate practice groups. We offer a competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in a collegial and collaborative environment.Duties & Responsibilities: Coordinates and manages multiple transactional closings including private company financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and strategic investments. Assists in the preparation and filing of documents and forms for ongoing corporate operations, including directors and shareholders’ resolutions, amendments to articles of incorporation and bylaws, applications for authority to do out-of-state business. Organizes and maintains corporate minutes books and entity ledgers for various clients. Assists in drafting, managing, and organizing various documents related to real estate transactions, including escrow instructions, entity formations, UCC searches, local transfer requirements, authority certificates and resolutions, including conducting due diligence searches. Independently handles title and survey summaries and negotiation/coordination of title policies and surveys with title companies, surveyors, and zoning report providers. Coordinate closing details with title companies and escrow agents. Maintains timely and accurate billing and timekeeping records. Retains day to day responsibility for performance of general paralegal duties. Skills & Competencies Established understanding of corporate and/or commercial real estate practice procedures as they relate to corporations, partnerships, UCC searches and closing documents. Demonstrated knowledge of real estate transactions from pre-to-post closings. Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Capable of meeting deadlines and working independently on multiple matters. Qualifications & Prior Experience Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as a corporate paralegal in a law firm setting. Title and survey experience preferred. Electronic data room experience required. Bachelor’s Degree, or combination of relevant experience and paralegal certification required. Committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It has been, and continues to be, our goal to foster a well-balanced workforce. We prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status.
An Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an Attorney with at least two years experience to join its Real Estate and Development practice group in its Boston office. The Real Estate and Development practice regularly represents lenders, buyers, sellers and owners in commercial real estate transactions. Representative clients include national and local lenders, developers, and owners of all classes of real estate assets. Qualified candidates will have significant experience representing clients in real estate and finance transactional matters including commercial real estate lending, construction lending, loan participation, loan work outs, foreclosures, reviewing title and survey, condominium, commercial leasing, real estate acquisitions and dispositions. The candidate must have substantial experience reviewing due diligence work related to zoning, survey and title issues with a special emphasis on title insurance and endorsements. In addition to the ability to review and analyze complex real estate agreements, candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast paced work environment. Admission to the Massachusetts bar is required. Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation and communication skills also required. Click below to apply, please include a cover letter, resume and transcript.
Real Estate Paralegal Job Summary: The Real Estate Paralegal will be responsible for providing billable assistance to our attorneys and clients with a wide range of real estate matters. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following: Job Functions: • Responsible for working with attorneys to assist in client work pertaining to buying, selling, financing and leasing real estate assets. • Facilitate, prepare, and review real estate closing and loan documentation. • Work with Registry of Deeds and Secretary of State’s Offices, by sending closing documents for recording, obtaining Certificates of Good Standing, and Certificates of Legal Existence. • Perform due diligence, including review of title, survey, offering plans, appraisals, environmental and zoning reports, UCC financing statements and related filings, tax searches, judgment and bankruptcy search results, leases, service contracts, and corporate documentation. • Ensure a high level of service when interacting with clients, and other related internal and external contacts. Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. • Maintains time records ensuring accurate and timely entries. • Assist with administrative matters within the Real Estate Department. Essential Competencies: • Works proactively with others to support efforts within a department or function of the Firm. • Organizes and prioritizes assignments and contributes to the department’s ability to meet or exceed goals and standards. • Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments affecting the area of specialization. • Uses innovative thinking and exercises sound judgment to achieve results. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree and/or a Paralegal Certificate. • A minimum of 3-5 years of general commercial real estate experience, with 5-8 years of law firm experience is required. • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with willingness learn new technology systems. • Displays expertise in areas of essential function; understands and applies current technology and resources necessary to best achieve results. • Team player; able to interact and communicate effectively. • Excellent writing skills, organizational skills, and research skills. • Ability to work independently and effectively, as well as meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Physical Requirements: • Must have minimal physical mobility. Position may occasionally require standing, walking, reaching, and lifting up to 15 pounds. • Must have the ability to operate equipment such as a computer and copy machine. • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and to read and follow detailed instructions. • Must have the ability to prepare assorted documents and other related materials. • Must have the ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines.
Boston office seeks a Real Estate Associate with 4 - 7 years of significant commercial real estate experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with retail and office leasing as well as real estate acquisitions. Candidates should have experience with negotiating leases, subleases, and purchase and sale agreements. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Admission to Massachusetts required. Summary of Primary Responsibilities Leases for retail locations, offices, warehouses and distribution centers (new locations, relocations and renegotiations at end of lease term) including related diligence review Amendments to leases including expansions and reductions Subleases and assignments of leases to third parties Estoppel certificates and non-disturbance agreements with lenders and owners Termination of lease agreements Purchase and sales agreements Evaluate use restrictions affecting retail premises and negotiating with other retailers to obtain waivers of use exclusives Provide legal counsel and guidance to management regarding landlord/tenant/subtenant notices and disputes Department Overview As one of the five largest real estate practices in the U.S., our team of over 120 attorneys has helped clients close some of the largest, most notable transactions over the last several years, and is recognized for bringing creative structures to highly complex, sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, helping our clients maximize the value of each deal. Closed more than $40 billion in transactions since 2018 Among the top 15 most powerful Real Estate practices in the nation according to Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News (2017) Recognized as a national leader in real estate for nine consecutive years by The Legal 500 (2011–2019) Recognized as a Tier 1 national Real Estate practice by U.S. News & World Report (2019) The Best Lawyers in America© named 25 real estate attorneys as leaders in their fields (2019) The firm provides comprehensive training for associates through mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners.
A global 50 law firm with a history of working on groundbreaking matters, and an increasingly focused approach to working with clients in the financial, private equity, real estate, technology and life sciences industries. Our more than 1,000 corporate and litigation attorneys leverage their specific experience and assemble full-service teams to advise clients in these and adjacent industries. The firm is consistently recognized as a leading law firm in the Real Estate Industry and we were most recently ranked Commercial Property Executive’s Leading Real Estate Law Firm and Law360’s Real Estate Group of the Year. Our global presence and our seasoned lawyers have fortified the firm as a market and thought leader in the real estate sector. Within the firm's Real Estate Industry group, the Joint Ventures/Real Estate Finance practice handles complex commercial real estate transactions, ranging from single-asset developments to stabilized portfolios, advising on structuring, negotiating, investing in, and governance of joint ventures, and on multi-tiered debt and equity financing structures. As the Professional Support Lawyer for the Real Estate Joint Ventures/Real Estate Finance legal practice group, you are an experienced lawyer who will be a member of one of the legal industry’s leading Knowledge Management groups, known for award-winning and innovative KM systems and approaches. Working as an embedded Professional Support Lawyer within the Real Estate Joint Ventures/Real Estate Finance legal practice, you will work closely with the practice leaders and will draw upon your legal expertise and prior experience to support this group by providing the highest quality legal content and know-how for our U.S. practitioners. What you’ll do: Create, develop and maintain model documents, forms, precedents, checklists, and other substantive content for the Practice, ensuring such content is up-to-date and readily accessible on the firm’s intranet and other content-sharing platforms. Serve as a source of legal, market and practical expertise; identifying and collecting key data points of the Practice’s legal work for statistical analysis and post-deal assessments, benchmarking and market trends. Monitor and inform the Practice of important legal developments relevant to the Practice; supporting the writing and publication of external client alerts on such developments. Develop curriculum for, and participate in, training initiatives for the Practice, including internal training sessions, client workshops, and other firm educational training programs. Work with the Knowledge Management team to develop solutions to increase efficiency, enable legal project management and improve legal service delivery of the Practice; such as document assembly packages, expert systems and client-facing applications. Participate in Knowledge Management Department meetings to facilitate the sharing of best practices and knowledge, and perform such other duties as requested by the Knowledge Management Department. Assist in business development efforts for the Practice, including thought leadership initiatives, client seminars and pitches, to elevate the awareness and value of the Practice and the firm’s KM program. Who you are: Juris Doctor required. 7+ years legal experience practicing in the complex commercial real estate transactional space (e.g., acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings), either in a law firm or in-house legal department. Passion for knowledge-sharing, efficiency and excellence in legal work. Interest in working with legal technology, such as document automation, artificial intelligence and collaboration platforms. Location: Boston or New York office Reports to: The Director of Knowledge Management, Business Law
Seeking a Real Estate Paralegal with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in commercial real estate transactions, including financing, conveyancing, leasing, zoning and title matters, as well as various corporate matters. Candidate should have strong communication and organizational skills and be willing to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided. Applicants meeting these requirements are encouraged to send their resumes .
AM 100 firm seeking Corporate / Real Estate Associate with 4 - 6 years of commercial real estate,and finance experience. In addition to excelling academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills, the ideal candidate with have experience in the following areas. Transactional experience with real estate and commercial finance transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures Debt and equity capital markets experience focused on the real estate industry Leasing and other general transaction experience Firm is nfluential leader in diversity. Firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and has been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row. Firm values diversity and provides equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
The Real Estate Investments and Transactions Group of the Corporate Department is seeking an experienced attorney to join either the firm Boston or New York office. Candidates must have 3 - 5 years of work experience in sophisticated national real estate transactions including joint ventures and co-investments, complex acquisitions and dispositions of real estate assets, debt and equity and real estate finance. This firm is seeking candidates with excellent academic credentials and large law firm experience. When applying for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, deal sheet and law school transcript. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.
AM50 firm is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. This firm’s Boston office is seeking a mid-level off-track attorney to join its Real Estate group. Experience within multiple areas of commercial real estate law, such as acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, development, financing and joint ventures (including drafting limited liability company agreements, limited partnership agreements and handling the operational aspects of such) is required. The successful candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. The firm prefer candidates with immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized schools as the firm as prior experience in a large or mid-sized law firm. A J.D. and active membership in any state Bar and ability to become admitted to MA Bar are required. Interested candidates should apply online.
Senior real estate associate with transactional experience, JV, Financing (Borrower Side) This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time. It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties. This firm is an equal opportunity organization. This AM200 firm provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, the firm complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.