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Staff Attorney #29323

Staff Attorney 

*Multiple openings

Salary: $70K - $75K

1+ years of experience working with contracts and licensing agreements required

A real estate investment trust company is seeking multiple Staff Attorneys to join its Legal Department.  Day to day you will prepare all documents relating to tenant licenses, ground leases, easements, and the resolution of issues that may impact a pending customer application or ground lease negotiation. As a Staff Attorney, you will partner cross-functionally to review and provide legal analyses of contract terminations, renewals, assignments, and responses to contractual defaults.

Responsibilities

  • Staff Attorney will develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the applicable customer and/or landowner agreements; regularly communicate with external customers regarding contractual rights and obligations; negotiate resolutions to customer issues related to non-compliance
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal departments to satisfactorily resolve issues with property owners and/or external customers
  • Prepare new license agreements, amendments, ground lease documents, access, and utility agreements, use authorization and consent agreements, memoranda of leases, and consent and notice letters in compliance with Company’s standards
  • Prepare legal analyses of and negotiate the resolution of property owner transactions, customer requests, project permitting, and the adoption of applicable legislation or regulations
  • Help resolve title curative issues, including but not limited to missing deeds, missing memoranda of lease/assignments, utility and access easement issues, mortgages, all liens (except mechanic’s), probate issues, improper signature authority, and issues concerning Company entities; work with external title companies in accordance with internal policy

Requirements

  • Juris Doctor and license to practice law in any state required
  • 1+ years of experience working with contracts and licensing agreements 
  • Strong negotiation skills; ability to effectively resolve complex issues and conflicts in relation to agreement and contract compliance
  • Attention to detail in the preparation and review of contracts and supporting documents; strong legal drafting skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively
  • Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed-upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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