Associate General Counsel Owner Occupier Serices (Military Veterans Wanted!)
Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Job Title Associate General Counsel - Owner & Occupier Serices Job Description Summary Job Description Associate General Counsel - Owner & Occupier Services - Chicago, New York or Los Angeles Position Summary The successful candidate for this position will join a lean, dynamic legal team with direct responsibility for providing corporate and transactional legal support to C&W's Owner & Occupier Services business in North America. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the Owner & Occupier Services legal team, proactively supporting its varied client base, and fostering C&W's dynamic, collaborative and practical culture. This position may also include providing ad hoc assistance on special projects as they arise and at the direction of the North America General Counsel. This position reports to the North America General Counsel. Essential Job Duties --- Oversee the Owner & Occupier Services legal team, which entails managing, training and developing a team of approximately 6 lawyers and contract managers, all currently located in the U.S. --- Oversee the analysis, drafting, negotiation, approval process and finalization of all agreements for the Owner & Occupier Services business in North America, which includes the following service lines: Global Occupier Services, Portfolio Solutions Center, Asset Services and Project & Development Services. --- Develop and implement processes and procedures to consistently analyze and mitigate complex contractual risk and to streamline procurement, all while increasing efficiency and consistency in contracting, including leveraging technology. --- Advise and counsel internal clients with respect to the legal implications of proposed transactions and maintain open communication and good working relationships with both internal clients and clients of the Company. --- Oversee litigation matters for the Owner & Occupier Services service lines, in coordination with the North America General Counsel and with the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation & Employment. --- Develop training and development opportunities for internal clients and the North America Legal Group. --- Demonstrate the ability and willingness to work under time-sensitive deadlines and be productive in fast-paced environments with multiple competing priorities. --- Research, analyze and keep current on legal issues and laws, legislation, regulations and court decisions affecting the real estate industry and real estate service providers. --- Provide advice and counsel to the Americas Leadership Team. --- Performs other related duties as required or requested. Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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