This is a hybrid/flexible work opportunity. The Leasing Paralegal will provide high quality, timely, and cost-effective legal services and support under the direction of leasing attorneys. This position requires a fundamental understanding of commercial real estate and office leasing matters. The ideal candidate has a strong leasing background but also has experience with real estate acquisitions, financings, and due diligence such as title and survey review.
Key Responsibilities:Work with firm's partners and associate in connection with the following key responsibilities including related communications with firms leasing group, such as leasing, development and operations, outside counsel, tenants’ teams, and tenants outside counsel:
• Performs document review and analysis, legal drafting, and negotiation of ancillary leasing documents (such as assignments, modifications and landlord waiver agreements, consent letters, rights of entry, and estoppel certificates.• Reviews, analyzes, and researches title documents, surveys, leases, and other legal documents; prepares and provides legal memoranda, abstracts, and operating/title documents; prepares and revises lease exhibits and assists with business risk assessment of a particular course of action.Qualifications:• Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience• Experience in commercial real estate matters including office leasing, due diligence such as title and survey review• Previous law firm and/or in-house legal experience required• Previous experience in office leasing strongly preferred• Strong analytical skills• Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office WordPersonal Characteristics:• Self-motivated, works equally well independently and with a team in a multi-tasking, dynamic, team-oriented environment• High level of professionalism and integrity; Must be trustworthy and able to handle confidential and proprietary information appropriately• Strong attention to detail, organization, priority setting, and time-management skills• Demonstrates enthusiasm and pride in work product• Demonstrates willingness to expand substantive legal knowledge and take on new and increasingly complex matters• Strong oral and written communication skills• Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills