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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

Suburban Maryland law firm seeks an entry level paralegal to assist with local and national commercial real estate transactions. Duties include reviewing letters of intent, contracts, and loan commitments; drafting closing transaction agendas, organizational consents, opinion letters, and closing documents; conducting due diligence tasks; examining and analyzing complex title reports, zoning records, and ALTA surveys; and drafting title insurance commitments and policies. College degree or paralegal certificate strongly preferred. Proficiency in MS Word and Outlook required. The successful candidate will be motivated, eager to learn about commercial real estate transactions, and will possess excellent organizational, writing, problem solving, analytical, communication, and client service skills. Strong accounting skills beneficial for preparing settlement statements, balancing escrow accounts, and computing title insurance premiums and transaction costs. Competitive salary/benefits package. Submit resume. An EO/AA/VEV/Disabled Employer.



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.



Established firm's Fort Lauderdale office is seeking a Partner whose area of practice is Land Use & Zoning. This Partner would represent clients through all aspects of the government regulatory approval and permitting process, including planning and zoning applications, developments of regional impact, development agreements and complex environmental and land use permitting. This Partner would also conduct due diligence evaluations, to make an assessment of applicable laws, permitted uses, viability of permits and approvals, restrictions or limitations regarding changes to or expansions of current uses and the existence of vested rights. This position will be in the Fort Lauderdale office.



Established firm is seeking a Real Estate Attorney (or team) to join its Business Transactions practice group in Denver. Candidate must have at least 8+ years of demonstrated experience in variety of transactional real estate and development-related matters, including: zoning, entitlements and land use matters, and should be the firm-known in the Denver real estate community. Candidate must have an established client base/book of business. Candidate should have a strong academic record, excellent written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on the ability to communicate the firm with all levels of understanding regarding legal issues and must be committed to providing exceptional client service. The qualified individual must be admitted to the Colorado Bar. This is a full-service law firm ranked among the top 200 firms in the United States, and its Business Transactions practice group is known for its deep understanding of the objectives and motivations on each side of the leasing equation. The Firm is committed to helping local and national clients face a myriad of legal challenges. It is this commitment to provide clients with just the right mix of business acumen to understand the needs of each client’s business, combined with the sophisticated expertise to solve an array of complex legal problems, that uniquely positions us to present the perfect opportunity for senior-level candidates -- with quality work experience and demonstrated success -- who are seeking a change in their professional environment. The firm's resources, tools, and talent provide a platform from which you may reach the firm full potential and grow the firm's practice: 1) it encourages a supportive, congenial work environment that enables its professional management team and administrative staff to become integral parts of the firm practice; 2) its investment in technology forms a centralized network to facilitate interactive business strategies across multiple disciplines; and 3) its dedicated Marketing team tailors its services to highlight the firm specialties and experience, thereby creating a model for the firm continued success and cross-selling opportunities. The firm offers qualified candidates a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.



Downtown Denver-based law firm, is currently seeking an experienced Real Estate Paralegal to assist a group of busy and dynamic attorneys that specialize in real estate acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of large portfolio transactions. Responsibilities include: Title and survey review, including all aspects of preparing title/survey objection letters and responses, obtaining zoning letters, working with surveyors and title officers on various survey or coverage issues and obtaining final approved surveys and title policies; Corporate work, including entity formation, registration, drafting corporate documents, obtaining EIN’s, managing entity summaries and ensuring entities remain compliant; Commercial closings, from contract execution through post-closing: reviewing contracts, preparing timelines and closing checklists, maintaining critical date schedules, preparing closing and transfer documents, coordinating all aspects of the closing with team attorneys, opposing counsel, clients, lenders, vendors and title company contacts, and handling all post-closing issues and following up on outstanding items; Retail Lease, lease amendment and lease abstract preparation Additional duties include coordinating execution of documents, miscellaneous property research and due diligence projects, responding to various client requests, routine handling of correspondence, and the ability to follow through on multiple projects to ensure all deadlines are met for assigned transactions. The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter with highly developed organizational and time management skills, and the ability to react quickly to changes as priorities are revised or reshaped in a fast-moving firm environment. Minimum requirements include: A minimum of 7 years’ experience from within a law firm or in-house corporate law department; A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate; Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills; An intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and document management systems. Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous bonus structure. This firm is an equal opportunity employer.


PPP 651000 | Revenue 185212000 | Total Attorney 343 | Partners 190 | Counsel 56 | Associates 91 | Partner:Associate 2.1:1 | M:F Ratio 1.9:1 | Real Estate 46

Prominent full service law firm in Monmouth County, NJ is seeking an associate to join its Real Estate and Environmental Law Groups. Applicants should have 2-3 years’ experience in environmental regulatory and site remediation matters. Experience with zoning, land use planning and financing a plus. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated and possess strong interpersonal, writing, research and analytical skills. Firm offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Please send resume and a writing sample. Equal Opportunity Employer.



REAL ESTATE LAND USE PARALEGAL Largest Regional law firm seeks: LAND USE PLANNER to join their Northern Virginia office. Candidate must have 3+ years of land use, zoning and planning experience. Duties include strong written and communication skills with private companies and local government, including staff, commissions and civic organizations. Strong research and due diligence for project sites as the firm as development of entitlement applications is required. Ability to effectively conduct public speaking and presentations before civic groups, commissions and local boards is desired. Local government experience is a plus. Local travel in Northern Virginia only. Excellent salary/benefits package. EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer



Our ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years of experience, excellent writing and communication skills, strong academic credentials, a desire to work on land use matters both locally and statewide and a collegial attitude. Knowledge of CEQA is key, experience with Planning and Zoning Laws, Municipal Law, Administrative Law, and the Subdivision Map Act is highly desirable. Litigation background is also desirable.



Associate attorney position with land use and zoning experience, including preparation for/appearances before local boards, commissions and administrative bodies, preferably in Northern Virginia. Maryland and/or D.C. considered. Please submit cover letter and resume.



A full-service law firm located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, seeks an attorney with 1-3 years of experience in land use and associated administrative and regulatory processes (i.e., zoning, subdivision, master planning, site planning, legislation.) Excellent writing and analytical skills and strong academic credentials are required. Candidates must obtain licensure in Maryland and must enjoy practice and client development in a team environment. Equal opportunity employer.



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.



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.



Review and analyze lease documents, title reports and surveys; facilitate title, survey and zoning reports of subject properties; coordinate with title companies for the recordation of documents; draft memoranda and perform due diligence of real property documents; review / draft legal transaction documents – loan documents, ancillary documents, UCCs; provide analysis of documents and prepare concise summaries of issues of law; general correspondence with lawyers and clients; maintain inventory of closing documents sent and received; manage closing checklists, post-closing obligations for filing recordable documents; consult with clients on issues that arise in drafting / negotiation of deal documents; and legal research.


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

This firm has an 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. The firm was founded over 30 years ago and has grown to be a state-wide firm with nearly 65 attorneys serving public and private clients. The Land Use Practice Group is at the forefront of the field. The firm serve as lead transactional and litigation counsel for many of the most innovative and highest profile institutional, civil infrastructure and economic development projects undertaken by public agencies, private enterprise and public-private partnerships throughout California. The attorneys help clients navigate a myriad of complex and interrelated local, state and federal land use laws and regulations, ranging from CEQA, NEPA and ESA to critical issues regarding general and specific plans, conditional uses and variances, zoning and subdivision, and development agreements and fees. ABOUT THE POSITION Looking for an ambitious and diligent first to third year associate for the 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. This firm is an 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. The firm will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box). Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, transcript and two substantive writing samples.



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.



The Seattle office a full service AM 200 business law firm, is seeking a Land Use Associate with 4-5 years of experience for its nationally-recognized Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources practice. Associates gain exceptional first-hand experience on sophisticated legal matters through their work with senior lawyers and clients in a variety of complex and cutting-edge issues involving land use, shorelines, zoning, environmental, natural resource and growth management laws. Occasional travel may be required. Candidates must have the following qualifications: JD from an accredited university with excellent academic credentials; Experience with, or demonstrable interest in, land use, natural resource development and environmental issues; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, acute judgment and responsiveness, and perseverance; Public experience is a plus, but not required



AM100's Downtown San Diego Office is seeking an attorney to join its thriving Land Use practice. This is an associate position and requires at least 2 years of land use experience. Ideal candidates will have some experience representing developers and property owners in land use matters before local jurisdictions in the San Diego Area. Candidates should be familiar with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), general plans, specific plans, zoning law, local zoning codes the Subdivision Map Act and Coastal Act. Prior experience negotiating and drafting agreements with public agencies such as development agreements and reimbursement agreements is helpful. The firm is currently home to 910 attorneys Firmwide and has one of the largest and 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 85 attorneys represent investors, developers, builders, major landowners, lenders and local agencies on every aspect of real estate. This firm is proud that the firm efforts have earned us 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. Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and final law school transcript.




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