Senior Legal Counsel

New York Permanent
  • Real Estate Developer seeking to add member to legal team
  • Role will focus on leasing and property management legal matters

About Our Client

Our client is a leading real estate development, investment, capital and property management company.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


Reporting to the SVP of Legal, the Senior Legal Counsel will:

  • Provide pragmatic advice and solutions to internal clients on a wide range of real estate matters
  • Draft and review a wide range of commercial and residential real estate agreements, with a focus on real estate leases (commercial, retail, residential), purchase agreements and property management-related documents (PMAs)
  • Provide asset management and property management support from a legal and compliance perspective for US offices
  • Oversee external counsel on litigation and L&T leasing matters
  • Work closely with the legal team on other matters as assigned

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a US Law School
  • Admission to NY State Bar
  • 4-10 years of experience with residential NYC real estate law gained at a law firm, in-house, or a combination of both with a strong emphasis on real estate leasing and property management, particularly in one or more of the following asset classes: industrial, commercial/office, data center and lodging (dorming, multi-family)
  • Prior in-house experience preferred at a property manager/landlord
  • Experience dealing with PMAs and a wide range of leases, leasing agreements/amendments, etc.
  • Familiarity with applicable United States federal and state laws, particularly as they relate to real estate matters
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as a high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with internal clients at all levels

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Benefits
  • Excellent working environment
  • Opportunity for growth
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