Description:

At Prime Residential, our apartments are communities. And our communities come with a different host of laws, regulations, and inquiries that we need to navigate and address. We are looking for a diligent and thoughtful Associate Counsel to assist Counsel in ensuring that we are in compliance with applicable laws and addressing emergent legal issues and resident inquiries efficiently and with care. In addition to assisting Counsel, our Associate Counsel will be interfacing with our operations and asset management team to respond to questions about legal obligations, claims, and regulatory issues as they may arise.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with regulatory compliance efforts
  • Research applicable laws pertaining to housing providers and update policies as necessary
  • Provide legal support to business units
  • Participate in claims response process by helping to gather evidence, evaluate claims, and draft responses
  • Work with external counsel as appropriate on various litigation
  • Assist with legislative efforts and initiatives

Skills and Requirements:
  • 2-3 years of experience in a well-regarded law firm or in-house
  • JD from ABA-accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in California
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task
  • Proactive and can follow through
  • Open to tackling surprise issues and embracing an “issue solving” approach
  • Can prioritize competing tasks, and manage time effectively
  • Depending on CDC guidelines and mandates, the company may require attestation of COVID-19 vaccination