Lucas Group is working with the U.S. subsidiary of an international commercial real estate investment and development company on a search for an Associate General Counsel to be based in the Tampa Bay area. The AGC will report directly to the General Counsel and will work on all aspects of the business including acquisitions, financing, corporate transactions, compliance, and day-to-day corporate governance. The person in this role will enjoy a lot of autonomy. As the company is aggressively growing (both in terms of its assets and the number of employees), there is tremendous growth opportunity for the person in this AGC position. It is anticipated the person in this role will play in integral role as the inhouse legal team is built out over the next several years. The company offers a competitive package including a base salary, bonus, and benefits.
- Commercial real estate and corporate matters, including acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, dispositions, contracts and commercial agreements.
-Drafting, reviewing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, financing documents and operating agreements.
-Conducting commercial real estate closings and addressing closing-related issues.
-Day to day corporate governance and compliance matters.
-Managing and working with outside legal counsel.
-JD from an ABA accredited law school.
-Membership in good standing of the Florida Bar or the ability to register as an “authorized house counsel.”
-3+ years in law firm or corporate setting in sophisticated transactional and/or finance matters.
-Specific experience with commercial real estate transactions or finance matters strongly preferred.