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LMDP – Real Estate Attorney


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At L+M Development Partners (LMDP), working together to build stronger communities is our mission. Our double bottom line philosophy means that we measure success not only in financial returns but also by the positive impacts we make in the communities we serve.

Founded in 1984, L+M is a full-service real estate development firm which develops, invests, constructs and manages properties with industry-leading innovation.  Ranked in the Top 25 on Affordable Housing Finance’s Top 50 Developers list nationally, L+M and its affiliate companies are responsible for over $10 billion in development and investment and have acquired, built, or preserved nearly 40,000 high-quality residential units in a variety of urban markets nationwide, primarily in New York’s tristate area.

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Areas of Responsibilities & Job Requirements:

Must have the ability to independently review, draft, negotiate and coordinate the consummation and closing of:

  • Purchase and sale agreements;
  • Loan documentation;
  • Joint venture and other organizational documentation and agreements (including structured joint venture and institutional investment vehicles);
  • Leasing transactions, including retail, commercial and long term ground leases;
  • Licenses, consulting agreements and procurement contracts.

Experience and ability with the following are not required, but would be a plus:

  • Construction financing;
  • Affordable housing regulatory agreements and affordable housing financings (low income housing tax credits, tax-exempt bond loans, etc.);
  • Real property tax abatement agreements;
  • Property management agreements;
  • Private equity fund formation and administration.

The person in this position should have the ability to:

  • Supervise outside counsel with respect to acquisition, financing, leasing, and joint venture matters;
  • Provide expert legal advice and counsel to the Company on all real estate matters and general legal issues;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic;
  • Work seamlessly with business people in various departments, in-house attorneys, and outside counsel;
  • Must be able to advise senior executives, project, development and asset managers and personnel on a proactive and ad hoc basis in response to ‘on the ground’ situations; and
  • Assist in Company-wide administrative matters.

Education Requirements:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school

Years of Industry Experience Required:

  • 5-7 years of extensive commercial real estate acquisition and financing law experience.

L+M offers competitive compensation and benefits and tremendous potential with a growing residential real estate developer/builder organization.

L+M is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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