Associate Counsel- Real Estate
This position is primarily responsible for growing the company's commercial real estate practice in conjunction with the Senior Real Estate Attorney, Vice President of Real Estate, SVP of Legal and Chief Strategy Officer.
Roles and Responsibilities
Negotiate and draft commercial leases and purchase and sale agreements
Represent the company in all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition process from diligence through closing; title review.
Evaluate legal and business risks association with the adoption of real estate, environmental, and financing strategies
Draft and negotiate loan documents for project finance, commercial leases, and construction contracts for project development
Provide support to the project development team to secure necessary governmental and other stakeholder approvals for new projects
Assist compliance team with zoning and land use issues as needed
Manage landlord relations and be primary point of contact between landlord and facilities team
Represent the company as borrower in financing transactions
JD and CA bar
3+ years commercial real estate experience in law firm setting (or applicable in-house setting) drafting and negotiating commercial leases and purchase agreements, closing purchases and structuring financing transactions.
Must be able to excel in extremely fast paced atmosphere
Medium/big firm experience
Familiarity with cannabis industry
Network of real estate professionals
Land use/entitlement experience