182754 - Paralegal D
Industry
PRO
Region
WA-Washington
City
Seattle
State
WA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
6 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Paralegal D for an opening in Seattle, WA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The world's leading aerospace company is seeking a very experienced real estate paralegal to support the Real Estate practice group within the Law Department at our South Seattle location. This Paralegal will be responsible for directly supporting domestic and international real estate transactions at client, including commercial and residential leases, real property purchases and sales, the real estate aspects of M&A transactions, easements, access agreements, and related documents. The individual should possess a combination of sophisticated expertise, persistence, and an ability to navigate through multiple layers of a complex organization. The individual should also have outstanding people skills and the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and practice groups within and outside the Company via telephone, IM and email, and in-person contact. Must have the ability to manage, summarize, negotiate, review, analyze, and (using pro formas) draft sophisticated real estate documents. Job responsibilities include:
•Coordinate with attorneys and client organizations and assist with the preparation, drafting, editing and negotiation of real estate documentation (including U.S. domestic and international purchase and sale agreements, closing documents, leases, amendments, extensions, assignments, terminations, access and license agreements, easements, confidentiality agreements, estoppel certificates, non-disturbance agreements, etc.).
• Track assigned projects and issues related to real estate transactions and documents.
• Review documents to confirm that agreed changes have been incorporated into final documents, cross-references are correct, etc.
• Summarize material terms of contracts (including declarations, covenants, leases, and other real estate documents).
• Perform legal and factual research and investigation using research databases and other resources as assigned by attorneys.
• Support all aspects and stages of real estate transactions, with an emphasis on acquisition and sales due diligence review, document preparation, closing logistics/mechanics coordination and post-closing follow-up.
• Support due diligence activities in connection with M&A activity, including post-closing integration and administration.
• Develop professional relationships with resources both within the Company and outside the Company as necessary to fulfill job assignments and facilitate information gathering and research goals.
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
• A minimum of five (5) years of real estate and related experience, including a background in real estate transactions, leasing and development, with a law firm or in-house legal department.
• Experience supporting and closing transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions, leases, financings and developments.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to interact effectively with various internal clients at different levels within the organization, outside counsel and colleagues within the global Law Department, and a diverse variety of other contacts.
• Strong project management and legal research skills.
• Ability to multi-task, work in teams, work independently and problem-solve.
• Strong proofreading and editing skills.
• Superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
• Ability to prioritize and execute numerous tasks under time constraints.
• Ability to review and succinctly summarize factual data for attorneys or other paralegals to support legal arguments;
• Ability to work independently to assess, prioritize, and manage a heavy workload with multiple requests from several attorneys on various matters and handle given assignments with minimal oversight by attorneys and/or senior paralegals.
• Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• A positive, constructive attitude is required.
• Environmental compliance or litigation experience, and/or aerospace industry experience is a plus.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-accredited institution and experience in complex real estate transactions in a lead paralegal role is preferred

FULL TIME/FIRST SHIFT
WORK HOURS: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TRAVEL: YES
Use of personal vehicle for local travel will occasionally be required, with reimbursement of related costs; and occasional domestic travel via common carrier may be required.

MISCELLANEOUS:
The candidate selected to fill this assignment must successfully pass a credit check performed by the client.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Rochelle Anderson
randerson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.