Real Estate Associate / Chicago

A highly regarded, international law firm is seeking qualified candidates for an Associate position which will be based in Chicago. This person would be part of their Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Practice Group. The ideal candidate is an associate who has completed from 3 to 6 years of practice with real estate or other transactional experience. Requirements include:

  • Ability to provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis;
  • Experience representing financial institutions, mortgage lenders, institutional investors or borrowers in real estate and financing transactions;
  • Leasing experience;
  • Thorough understanding of basic elements of real property due diligence, including survey, title, zoning and other land use issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines;
  • Strong organization and matter management skills;
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with Clients, Partners, Associate and Support Staff;
  • Clear and effective drafting skills;
  • Exceptional project management skills;
  • Juris Doctor; and
  • Must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Illinois.

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