Posted 1 year ago  

Real Estate Attorney

Job Description

A short-term opportunity to assist a team with the full scope of commercial real estate practice area at a highly innovative real estate investment trust. This team needs an attorney with at least five to ten years of experience in commercial real estate transactions. Experience that has been solely focused on commercial real estate transactions is preferred.

Specific Duties:

  • Independently lead negotiations and project manage all types of real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, leases, financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, development agreements, management agreements.
  • Interpret contracts, provide legal advice and resolve disputes arising with respect to existing real estate portfolio, corporate development projects and construction projects.
  • Provide general legal support to the organization, including review and negotiation of licenses, supplier contracts, power purchase agreements, and infrastructure agreements.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage outside counsel. Adapt to and understand local customs with respect to real estate transactions.
  • Work with and coordinate activities among individuals in various departments around the world, including tax, finance, compliance, design and construction, and corporate development.
  • Navigate competing workflows, set appropriate priorities with clients and deliver results within agreed timelines.
  • Think creatively and devise solutions to challenging problems, including making and articulating determinations regarding risks and benefits.
  • Exercise mature and reliable judgment while enjoying Equinix’s enthusiastic, informal and fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and desire to work on challenging and new projects to support a lean and highly efficient legal team.
  • Willingness to develop new areas of expertise and solve problems.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Previous Experience Requirements

  • 5-10 years of relevant law firm or in-house experience, with at least 3 years of dedicated transactional real estate practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to be the point person responsible for negotiating and closing transactions.
  • Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a demanding workload.
  • Experience or familiarity with data centers and the colocation and telecommunications services industries a plus.
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse and global company a plus.

Personal Success Characteristics

  • Excellent analytical, writing, and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Possession of an outstanding customer service attitude
  • Exceptional attention to detail


JD from accredited law school, Bar admission to any state preferred, but will consider a Contracts Negotiator with solid drafting experience.

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