Real Estate Transactional and Leasing Attorney (DFM #623)

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Texas-based law firm seeking a highly experienced Real Estate Transactional and Leasing Attorney to support a very busy real estate section!


The Real Estate Attorney must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions without supervision, including complex retail and other types of leasing transactions.  This attorney will provide support to the real estate group and other attorneys throughout the Firm.  The responsibilities include:  drafting, analyzing, revising and negotiating legal documents, including leases, ground leases, loan documents and entity documents.



-J.D. from an accredited law school (GPA in top 33%)

-Must be licensed in Texas and in good standing with the Texas State Bar Association

-Minimum of 7+ years of real estate experience, with specific experience in retail and commercial leasing required

-Must have a working knowledge of all aspects of real estate law, including mortgage lending, survey and title practice, and entity formation and operation

-Must have excellent legal writing skills

-Exceptional computer skills and proficiency are recommended (Microsoft Office-Word/Excel/PP/Outlook/Adobe

-Experience working with various practice and matter management databases (iManage) and timekeeping and billing systems

-Must possess excellent communication skills

-Exceptional communication, client service, confidentiality, organizational, time management and detail-oriented skills


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Requirements:

-Must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions w/o supervision

-Substantial experience in commercial real estate development, leasing, acquisition, disposition and investment projects; development, complex leasing, entity structuring and financing experience is important!

-Timeliness in responding to client needs and turning documents promptly

-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 attorneys and paralegals

-Must be highly organized and maintain electronic and hardcopy matter files per firm procedures

-Log and submit matter time and expense billing for matter files


Firm provides an excellent benefit package along with salary/bonus opportunities!


Salary:  Commensurate with experience!

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