Position Description

Attorney | Real Estate
Location Headquarters
Job Code 112
# of openings 1
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Attorney | Real Estate 

Our strategically growing Corporate Department is seeking to hire an attorney to join our Real Estate practice team. Whether our clients’ objectives are a complex real estate development and financing project, or a fairly routine purchase, sale or lease of commercial or residential property, our real estate attorneys work to structure the transaction in a manner that reduces inherent risks and maximizes realizable benefits for our clients.

Who we want:

  • Represent buyers, sellers, developers, landlords, and tenants in transactions involving all sizes and types of commercial, industrial, office, and retail properties;
  • Perform and coordinate due diligence in the acquisition and financing of real estate for investment, development, occupancy, sales, leasing, and collateralization;
  • Represent our clients in negotiating and closing on acquisition financing, construction financing, and permanent financing;
  • Assist clients in the operation of their properties, including properties owned and occupied partly or entirely by our clients, as well as single- or multi-tenanted properties owned, leased, or managed by our clients.
  • Negotiate construction and construction-related contracts for the design, construction, and occupation of new construction, tenant improvements, or rehabilitation of existing facilities.
  • Assist and coordinate with clients in working with local city and state officials across the country with respect to planning, zoning, traffic, storm water management, and compliance matters related to the development, redevelopment, and use of property.

What you need:

  • Experience in one or more of the aforementioned areas;
  • Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in Nebraska;
  • Excellent academic and professional credentials;
  • Ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form;
  • Strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility;
  • Ability to examine and analyze cases and documents for inherent legal risks;
  • Effective analytical skills, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to develop client relationships;
  • Ability to effectively interact directly with business people, real estate, finance and construction professionals and other stakeholders;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a highly-functioning team.

What we offer:

Koley Jessen is a dynamic law firm powered by highly-talented people. Our collaborative culture drives our ability to to provide over-the-top service and achieve the best results for our clients. Our investment in one another fuels our success and ensures that Koley Jessen will always be a great place to work and to grow professionally.

Koley Jessen celebrates, supports and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Koley Jessen strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other ground prohibited by law.

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