ABOUT THE ROLE
The main purpose of the Corporate Leasing Attorney is:
Managing a high volume of leases, and in a professional manner, negotiate, draft and revise tenant leases and all related agreements.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Communicate with leasing agents regarding lease documents and deals made with tenants or proposed tenants. Assist leasing agents with prospective tenant proposals, including LOIs and check restrictions. Meet with leasing agents to review lease terms, status.
Review proposed and existing lease deals, lease modifications and completed leases with Company President, and react/respond to changes as requested.
Negotiate leases, lease modifications, waivers, subordination agreements, estoppels, and termination agreements with tenants, attorney and brokers. Draft and revise new leases for new and existing tenants. Collect information and exhibits from other departments for final lease review. Visit leasing sites and attend lease negotiations off-site, as required. Follow up on dates necessary once the lease is negotiated. Answer questions regarding leases.
Negotiate ancillary lease forms, such as waivers, subordination agreements, estoppels, termination agreements, rental agreements, etc.
Maintain abstracts, lease summary charts, and awareness of lease terms, obligations and responsibilities required in each lease (such as meeting penalty and dead dates), and exclusives and restrictions so there are no violations of an existing lease.
Prepare post lease execution documents such as waivers, SNDAs and TI allowance.
Provide assistance to departments regarding insurance claims, lease claims, tenant disputes regarding lease terms and collections.
Handle tenant defaults and litigation matters.
WHO YOU ARE
J.D. required, in addition to 3-7 years practicing law, with experience in commercial real estate.
Specific knowledge of commercial Real Estate and leasing.
Experienced in contract negotiations.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal a necessity.
proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Proven ability to multitask, managing up to multiple real estate files in an effective and efficient manner.