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VP Associate General Counsel

Date Posted: 10/6/2020

Job #1577231
Permanent
Houston, Texas
In-House Counsel

Lucas Group has partnered with a reputable, high-end real estate developer on their search for a VP Associate General Counsel. This is a newly created role due to rapid growth and will act as a leader to a well established legal team. Reporting to a Chief Legal Officer, the VP Associate General Counsel will oversee a team of six, help prioritize projects, answer any questions, and offer guidance. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in Real Estate transactions, either with a law firm or in-house legal department, have a JD, be licensed to practice law in the state of Texas, and be a hands-on leader.  Job Duties: • Provide legal advice related to all types of land acquisitions involving the Company • Assess and advice on risk tolerance and mitigation strategies in real estate transactions • Draft, review, and negotiate land acquisition and other contracts that meet the Company's risk tolerance and other standards • Perform due diligence on land acquisitions and prepare any necessary documents related to land acquisitions   • Review, revise, and negotiate contracts and other documents related to real estate and other transactions • Lead and oversee corporate legal process, including entity management for affiliates of the organization • Advise assigned business units on legal risk and compliance for their initiatives • Oversee management of litigated and disputed matters • Monitor legal developments that affect the Company's business • Must be able to work within short deadlines as necessary • Other duties as assigned Qualifications: 

  • JD and licensed to practice law in the state of Texas
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Real Estate Transactions in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Must be a team player 
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail 

 

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