Real Estate Senior Associate (Req# Md-5)

Seyfarth Shaw LLP Boston , MA 02298

Posted 3 days ago

Real Estate Senior Associate (Req# MD-5)

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you'll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.


We have an exciting opportunity for a senior Real Estate Associate to join our Boston office.

As one of the largest real estate practices in the United States, Seyfarth's National Real Estate group of more than 130 attorneys has helped clients close some of the most notable transactions over the last several years, and is recognized for bringing creative structures to sophisticated commercial real estate matters and helping our clients achieve their goals. Seyfarth's real estate practice has a tremendous breadth of expertise and is routinely recognized within the industry, praised for being "fully attuned to the needs of the client" by Legal 500. Legal 500 has also recognized Seyfarth's real estate practice as a national leader in the real estate industry for nine consecutive years (2011-2019). Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News ranked Seyfarth among the top 15 most powerful real estate practices in the nation (2017), and The Best Lawyers in America named 25 of Seyfarth's real estate attorneys as leaders in the field (2019).

Our drive for excellence leads us to seek out better ways to work with our clients and each other. We have been first-to-market on many legal service delivery innovations and we continue to break new ground with our clients every day.

This long history of excellence and innovation has created a culture with a sense of purpose and belonging for all. In turn, our culture drives our commitment to the growth of our clients, the diversity of our people, and the resilience of our workforce.


As an associate in the Real Estate Department, you'll have the opportunity to work on interesting, challenging, and groundbreaking cases in collaboration with senior attorneys.

You will represent real estate funds, developers, owners and operators in connection with their real estate investment transactions, working with a variety of industries, including office, retail, multifamily and industrial.


  • At least six years of extensive experience in complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, developments, leasing and joint ventures

  • Drafted and negotiated all transaction documents and assumed "first chair" position on closings

  • Excellent academic credentials, as well as high level analytic, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Admission to the Massachusetts Bar is required


We provide competitive salary and benefits at all levels. We provide comprehensive training, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management.

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign, Working Mother magazine, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 3.0+ certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.


With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link:

Seyfarth is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

It is an essential job requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for this role. If you need an accommodation of any kind for religious or disability reasons, including related to this job requirement, please contact Human Resources.

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This position is based in Boston, MA 02210



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Real Estate Senior Associate (Req# Md-5)

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