About the job
We are seeking a highly qualified in-house lawyer with at least 5 years of experience in commercial real estate law to join our dynamic and leading development company. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, paid sick leave, vacation time and annual bonuses.

  • Negotiate write, review and redline purchase and sale agreements and commercial leases
  • Review and comment on sophisticated commercial real estate loans
  • Write and review and negotiate commercial CC&Rs. OEAs and REAs
  • Summarize existing leases
  • Extract provisions from existing leases for compliance of use provisions for potential new leases
  • Examine and review Preliminary Title Reports
  • Issue notices of default and all aspects of legal documents associated with a major shopping center developer.
  • Interface with outside council for some litigation
  • Prioritize and multitask various responsibilities with the help of an existing experienced lawyer on staff

  • 5+ years of experience in commercial real estate law with a focus on the specific tasks listed above
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle a variety of tasks with ease
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in conjunction with other departments within the company, but mainly the CEO
  • JD degree and licensed to practice law in the state of California.
  • Familiarity with CEQA a plus

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled lawyer to be part of a leading development company and work on exciting projects with major national tenants and their counsel in a fast-paced environment. There is no time clock to manage billing for all work is done for the company. If you meet the requirements above and are looking for a fulfilling, long-term career opportunity, we encourage you to apply.