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Real Estate - General Attorney in Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, United States

Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Feb 02, 2024

Salary: USD 70 to 130 Hourly | Experience: 15 Years

Practice Areas: Real Estate

Job Description:
Law Firm - Real Estate Special Projects Lawyer

K&L Gates is looking for an experienced real estate lawyer to join their team and provide commercial contracts support for their real estate practice group. This position will involve reviewing and negotiating various contracts, providing due diligence support, and managing data rooms.

Responsibilities:

Review and negotiate property management contracts, including construction contracts, utility contracts, vendor service contracts, and rooftop license agreements.
Review and negotiate commercial contracts for farmland assets, including produce grower agreements or offtake agreements, contract farming agreements, commission merchant or produce sales agreements, equipment and supply purchase contracts, cold storage or conditioning contracts, and USDA/FSA/NRCS agreements (including crop insurance contracts and conservation easements).
Review and revise various commercial contracts ancillary to real estate and agribusiness transactions and asset management, including non-disclosure agreements/confidentiality agreements, lease termination and tenant notice letters, access agreements (licenses, easements), property management agreements, real estate brokerage/listing agreements for the sale or lease of real property.
Review and assess commercial contracts in connection with due diligence review activities involving the purchase or lease of commercial or agricultural real estate assets; prepare abstracts or summaries of key terms in connection with review of commercial contracts; prepare assignment or termination notices and track same in connection with transaction closing conditions.
Manage data rooms, prepare and update due diligence request lists, and track status of due diligence review of matters in data room by various practice specialists.
Review property management and historical transaction documents for matters pertaining to real estate regulatory compliance, including review of historical operation and ownership information, tax and valuation history, and other asset management matters relating to the ownership or operation of multi-state real estate portfolios.
Prepare license and permits in connection with the ownership or operation of real estate assets. Conduct due diligence review of existing license and permit records in connection with transaction compliance.
Establish and maintain an efficient contract management system, ensuring accurate record keeping and contract tracking. Maintain and update a form library of legal precedent in connection with real estate commercial contract matters.

Qualifications:

J.D. from an accredited law school
Member of a U.S. state bar in good standing
3-5 years of experience in real estate, corporate, or related practice
Critical thinking, client-focused, and driven to find solutions
Exceptional judgment, outstanding attention to detail, excellent communication skills
Commitment to providing the highest quality client service

Compensation:

The base compensation for this position will be determined during the interview process and will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limited to prior experience, relevant expertise, current business needs, and market factors. The hourly rate range is $70.00/hr - $130.00/hr.

Benefits:

K&L Gates offers a comprehensive suite of benefits to help meet personnel needs now and in the future. Depending on eligibility, options include: medical/prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing, life insurance, health advocacy services, paid time off, identity protection/restoration and fraud insurance, pet insurance, wellness program, pre-tax commuting benefits, business travel accident insurance, short- and long-term disability protection, paid holidays, addiction resources, family building benefits, breast milk delivery and lactation support services, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program, student loan refinancing options and access to a student loan concierge service, professional development and CLE credit opportunities, 529 deductions, relocation assistance, accident insurance, employee referral program, critical illness insurance, hybrid/remote work opportunities, hospital indemnity insurance, and perks.

K&L Gates Real Estate Special Projects Lawyer

K&L Gates is looking for an experienced real estate lawyer to join their team and provide commercial contracts support for their real estate practice group. This position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Job Responsibilities:

Review and negotiate property management contracts, including construction contracts, utility contracts, vendor service contracts, and rooftop license agreements.
Review and negotiate commercial contracts for farmland assets, including produce grower agreements or offtake agreements, contract farming agreements, commission merchant or produce sales agreements, equipment and supply purchase contracts, cold storage or conditioning contracts, and USDA/FSA/NRCS agreements (including crop insurance contracts and conservation easements).
Review and revise various commercial contracts ancillary to real estate and agribusiness transactions and asset management, including non-disclosure agreements/confidentiality agreements, lease termination and tenant notice letters, access agreements (licenses, easements), property management agreements, real estate brokerage/listing agreements for the sale or lease of real property.
Review and assess commercial contracts in connection with due diligence review activities involving the purchase or lease of commercial or agricultural real estate assets; prepare abstracts or summaries of key terms in connection with review of commercial contracts; prepare assignment or termination notices and track same in connection with transaction closing conditions.
Manage data rooms, prepare and update due diligence request lists, and track status of due diligence review of matters in data room by various practice specialists.
Review property management and historical transaction documents for matters pertaining to real estate regulatory compliance, including review of historical operation and ownership information, tax and valuation history, and other asset management matters relating to the ownership or operation of multi-state real estate portfolios.
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