Sr. Counsel, Real Estate - Transactions in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 1003896BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR Holding Management LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Law/Government Affairs
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

This position handles highly complex commercial real estate legal matters and projects and is the lead attorney for real estate transactions, with duties to manage and close on real estate transactions (including dispositions, acquisitions, and joint-ventures). Duties include:

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Draft and negotiate high priority real estate legal documents and close on real estate transactions, including dispositions, acquisitions, redevelopments, special projects, development/redevelopment, and subdividing parcels.
  • Work closely with business clients throughout stages of transaction.
  • Identify and assess risk to the company, recommend course of action and develop solutions.
  • Attorney will also work on leasing, subleasing, and development work.
  • Assist and counsel asset management team with curing defaults and providing correspondence to resolve defaults.
  • Provide interpretation for leases, REAs and other real property documents in advising business team of risks and business strategies.
  • Draft and negotiate various sophisticated lease agreements, lease amendments, letters of intent, REA documents, consent letters, broker agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other relevant real estate legal documents.
  • A JD with at least 7 years of broad experience in transactional retail or commercial real estate required, including dispositions, acquisitions, leasing (including assignments and sale-leaseback), title insurance, subdivision, development, and curing defaults.
  • Experience should include law firm and in-house commercial real estate experience. Experience working with retail assets is a plus.
  • Must be capable of working independently without significant direction from superiors, and must be a self-starter capable of problem-solving and finding solutions.


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