Blue Signal Search
Our client is a is a Real Estate Investment Trust committed to building lifelong wealth and creating legacies for investors nationwide.
They are currently seeking a dynamic In-House Legal Counsel to join their team. The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO and COO, while collaborating closely with our property management team.
This Role Offers:
• Extensive healthcare benefits package, contributing to employee expenses.
• Competitive salary and benefits structure.
• Opportunities for professional advancement and development.
• Incentive-based referral program.
• Vibrant and inclusive workplace culture conducive to productivity and enjoyment
• Champion the company’s legal interests on diverse housing-related matters, ensuring strategic advocacy and protection.
• Lead negotiations and oversee the seamless execution of real estate transactions, from due diligence to closing.
• Collaborate closely with asset management to navigate complex lending issues and optimize post-closing strategies.
• Drive the development and implementation of innovative policies and procedures to enhance compliance and efficiency.
• Provide expert legal counsel to support corporate governance and foster positive relationships with stakeholders.
• Spearhead proactive risk mitigation strategies through comprehensive legal research and analysis.
• Draft and negotiate a spectrum of legal documents, injecting precision, and creativity into every agreement.
• Stay ahead of legal developments, advising leadership on emerging trends and potential impacts on business operations.
• Train and educate team members on compliance best practices, empowering them to navigate legal complexities confidently.
• Serve as a trusted liaison with regulatory agencies and collaborate with HR on employment law matters, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
• Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
• Minimum of 5 years of combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department.
• At least 3 years of experience in general real estate/corporate and commercial transactions.
• Prior experience in investment management and private equity is preferred.
• Strong real estate loan transaction experience, with proficiency in reviewing title insurance and survey matters.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, accompanied with strong interpersonal, organizational, and time-management abilities.
• Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
• Preferred qualifications include exceptional drafting skills, experience in landlord-tenant law, and familiarity with Florida law.
About Blue Signal:
As an award-winning executive search firm, Blue Signal has a strong track record of placing top talent in the legal space. Our legal recruiters have a strong reputation for finding top-performing talent in areas such as legal leadership, corporate counsel, and litigation. Learn more at bit.ly/42RyDgd
To apply for this job please visit www.bluesignal.com.