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Real Estate Transactional and Leasing Attorney (DFM #239)

Job Type: Attorney
Location: Dallas, TX
Company: Confidential
Salary: Top Salary: Commensurate with experience!

Job Description

High-profile, Texas-based law firm, is seeking a Real Estate Transactional and Leasing Attorney to provide support to the Real Estate Group and other attorneys throughout the Firm. Responsibilities include drafting, reviewing, analyzing, revising, and negotiating legal documents, including leases, ground leases, purchase and sale agreements and conveyance documents, loan documents and entity documents. The attorney must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions with minimum supervision, including complex lease agreements, acquisitions, dispositions, retail and other types of commercial transactions.

The firm provides a very competitive benefit package along with beautiful offices in downtown Dallas!

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Requirements

  • Must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions with minimum supervision.
  • Substantial experience in commercial real estate development, leasing, financing, acquisitions, and dispositions.
  • Development, complex leasing, entity structuring, and financing experience are important.
  • 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 hard copy matter files per firm procedures.
  • Log and submit matter time and expense billing for matter files.

Qualifications

  • Must have graduated from an accredited U.S. law school with a GPA in the top 33%.
  • Must be licensed to practice in Texas and in good standing with the Texas State Bar Association.
  • A minimum of three (3) 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, with law firm training preferred.
  • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency are recommended, including using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe software.
  • Experience working with various practice and matter management databases (iManage) and timekeeping and billing systems.
  • Exceptional communication, client service, confidentiality, organizational, time management and detail-oriented skills required for the role.
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