Real Estate Corporate Counsel in Atlanta, GA at RaceTrac

Date Posted: 4/12/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    200 Galleria Parkway Southeast
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/12/2021

Job Description

The Real Estate Corporate Counsel is responsible for performing the organization’s Legal Real Estate function which handles all contracts, negotiations, and transactions for the acquisition and disposition of Real Estate. This individual assists the Senior Real Estate Counsel and partners with and serves as a consultant to internal clients and customers to support the organization’s real estate growth goals.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities
  • Oversees the entire lifecycle of Real Estate transactions, from pre-contract to post-closing.
  • Oversees and delegates tasks to a team of Real Estate Paralegals. 
  • Drafts and negotiates contracts and leases for the acquisition and sale of improved and unimproved commercial real estate; drafts and negotiates easements and other documents necessary for the use and development of properties; occasionally assists in drafting and negotiating loan and sale-leaseback documents.
  • Serves as a point of contact for high impact issues as well as escalated title and contract conflicts.
  • Acts as one of the organization’s knowledge experts and internal consultants for all legal matters relating to the acquisition and disposition of Real Estate.
  • Works closely with Real Estate, Engineering, Construction, Tax and Finance personnel to provide legal services and advice.  
  • Monitors and communicates developments in relevant law, regulations and interpretations with a particular emphasis on real estate.
  • Evaluates practices and processes and recommends changes as needed.
  • Supervises any required real estate work by outside counsel.
  • Oversees condemnation and eminent domain matters and supervises outside counsel.


Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college required
  • Juris Doctor (or equivalent) Degree from an accredited college or university required
  • Current, active license to practice law required
  • 4+ years experience in commercial real estate with a focus on acquisition and development required
  • Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in Real Estate contracts, negotiations, and legal transactions required

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