The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
This role works collaboratively with the Chief Legal Counsel to draft, review, and negotiate for all areas of the organization. The work is executed in close cooperation with other departments along with external consultants, legal counsel, and clients. Your focus on building and maintaining effective relationships is complimented by your proactive and calm demeanor. You will review documentation, make educated recommendations, and solve problems confidently. You bring new ideas to the table and are team oriented.
What are the Key Objectives:
Draft and negotiate a variety of real estate agreements including but not limited to leases, architectural agreements, licensing agreements, construction contracts, and operating agreements
Collaborate, respond, and provide legal guidance for closing process on acquisitions, sales, and financings
Prepare closing documents, the title search, and certification
Review and prepare purchase and sale agreements, including negotiating terms
Assist in the draft, review, and final negotiation of all real estate lease documents, purchase contracts, LLC operating agreements, closing and loan documents as well as Letters of Intent and Confidentiality Agreements
Draft and negotiate real estate-related development agreements, such as options, leases, purchase agreements, easements, crossing agreements, non-disturbance agreements and surface waivers
Conduct broad range of real estate related project due diligence, including reviewing surveys and title reports and obtaining title insurance policies and endorsements;
Interface with outside consultants, such as surveyors and title companies
Coordinate efforts with other internal teams to propose appropriate risk management, identify critical project risk issues and make recommendations and provide summation of documents for execution
Assist with issues of State real estate legal compliance matters
Who Do You Work With and Who Guides Your Career:
A variety of individuals, both internal and external, including executive leaders, brokers, project managers, and the VP of Legal Services. You are guided by the Chief Legal Counsel, who mentors you and supports career growth.
What You Offer:
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Customer service orientation and responsiveness
Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and employ time management to prioritize client needs
Reliable with strong work-ethic
Effective problem-solving skills
Independent and self-motivated
Ability to travel, occasionally, including overnight stays
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Equity is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
JD from an accredited institution
Licensed Attorney in the state of Ohio
3-5 years’ prior experience in real estate and general corporate transactions
Experience with construction contracts, preferred
Licensure in the state of Florida, desired
Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio with offices in Tampa, Orlando, Cincinnati, Dayton, Austin, and San Antonio, Equity is a full service commercial real estate firm. Our comprehensive platform includes development, construction, brokerage and property management services that are tailored to provide solutions for each of our clients' needs.
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