High-profile law firm is seeking a Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney to join their team! Must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions without supervision. This attorney will provide support to the real estate group and other attorneys throughout the Firm.
-Drafting, reviewing, analyzing, revising and negotiating legal documents
-Substantial experience in commercial real estate development, leasing, acquisition and investment projects (Development, entity structuring and financing experience is important.)
-Timeliness in responding to client needs and turning documents promptly
-Respect cultural differences and possess ability to explain fundamental real estate law and real estate industry practices in simple terms to international clients new to the U.S. real estate market
-Consistent follow-through and ability and flexibility to multi-task and effectively balance priorities and meet tight deadlines
-Ability and willingness to train younger real estate associates and paralegals
-Draft, review, analyze, revise and negotiate legal documents (purchase and sale agreements, leases, deeds of trust, etc.
-Ability to effectively communicate with clients, opposing counsel, third parties, etc
-Highly organized and maintain electronic and hardcopy matter files
-Log and submit matter time and expense billing for matter files
-Provide frequent status updates to supervising attorneys and clients
-Excellent communication skills and collaborate well with everyone the attorney comes in contact with
-Superior problem solving ability
-Maintain competency through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to stay abreast of latest developments and CLE requirements
-GPA in top 33%
-Must be licensed in Texas and in good standing with the Texas State Bar Association
-Minimum of Five years (5+) of real estate experience, with specific experience in retail and commercial leasing required
-Must know all aspects of real estate law
-Excellent legal writing skills
-Exceptional computer skills and proficiency with all Microsoft Office products
-Experience with various practice and matter management databases (iManage) and timekeeping and billing systems
-Excellent communication skills
-Able to work additional hours and weekends when needed
Law firm provides an excellent benefit package along with beautiful offices.
If you are seeking to work in a high-energy and professional environment, then submit your resume in confidence. You will be a part of a culture centered on the clients the firm serves!
Denise is a very professional business women. In her recruiting business, she always knows the current job market and trends in the economy and how it effects employment of her recruits. You can trust Denise to work hard to place you at a good law firm. She is well connected in the Dallas legal community. She is a serious advocate for her clients and a wonderful recruiter to have on your side.
Kathy Strawn-Frank- Downs Stanford, P.C.
Denise is a highly effective legal personnel recruiter. She has the highest integrity and is a joy to work with. She is highly professional and always is straight forward and a great people "connector". I highly recommend working with Denise if you have the opportunity.
Bruce Avellanet - Bedrock Enterprises, LLC
Charles Gillis - Formally with Munsch
Denise is extremely professional and pleasant to work with. She pays attention to details, advises thoroughly and cares about her clients. Denise is a true asset and I recommend her services to any firm looking for quality results.
Kelly England - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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