Real estate boutique specializing in investment, development and management of properties in New York City is seeking In-House Counsel to provide legal counsel on leasing, investor, and real estate transactional matters.
Responsibilities and Duties
Provide day-to-day counseling to internal business teams on complex real estate, risk management and dispute resolution issues
Work closely with investors on new acquisitions
Negotiate, draft and structure lease and occupancy agreements for commercial and residential tenants.
Serve as Broker of Record
Collaborate with outside counsel in:
Drafting and negotiation of lease agreements and other development documents
Manage all tenant related legal matters
Other Litigation Matters
Identify opportunities for internal process improvements and implement them
Leasing and other transactional experience preferred
May need to attend court at times including night court for civil litigations.
An attorney with a JD, admission to NY State Bar
2+ years of firm or in-house experience (A combination of both is preferred)
Experience with DHCR, HPD and other real estate related agencies
Able to work under pressure, manage multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
Able to communicate positively, effectively, and efficiently with members of various internal teams and outside counsel
Experience in drafting and negotiating commercial and residential leases
A multi-tasker with excellent analytical, drafting and legal skills
Ability to understand business needs, demonstrate sound judgment and partner with the business teams to formulate solutions
Organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and flexible
Resourceful and Results Driven
Drive and desire to be of service to the company
Able to work effectively both independently and in collaborative environments working to find solutiions and moving tasks forward
Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills with superior attention to detail.
Ability to foresee and identify needs of the team.
You must present well, communicate clearly and effectively, and be prepapred to offer council to upper management and internal departments.
Job Type: Full-time
Landlord/Tenant: 1 year
Real Estate: 1 year