Attorney, Associate, Corporate/Real Estate/Banking, Jacksonville, FL

October 6, 2021

Lippes Mathias LLP seeks an ambitious attorney with one to five years of experience for an Associate position with our Real Estate/Banking Practice Team. Our real estate practice team represents clients located throughout the United States and in Canada and has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of real estate law, including sales and acquisitions, leasing, financing, construction, litigation, tax deferred exchanges and title matters. We have the expertise to provide our clients with comprehensive advice throughout all phases of a project, from conception to completion. Our attorneys have been responsible for major multi-million and billion-dollar real estate transactions, including the financing, sale, leasing, and acquisition of multifamily housing (market-rate, affordable, LIHTCs), shopping centers, office complexes, industrial buildings, warehouses, student housing, condominiums, mobile home parks, and hotels. We have also successfully represented clients in public finance transactions including tax-exempt bond deals.

Strong skills in communication, technology, confidence, legal advocacy skills, and enjoy working in a team environment are required. Experience with commercial real estate and drafting and negotiating documents, including commercial purchase and sale agreements, loan agreements, guaranty agreements, real estate related joint venture agreements, is required. Experience with title and survey review, permitting, zoning and development, including with energy and/or renewable energy projects, is preferred, but not required.

Familiarity with bond finance structure is a plus. Strong academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills are also required. The attorney selected for this position must be a self-starter and will have direct client contact and work with clients to integrate legal.

A Florida bar license is required. Additional licenses in other states are a plus.

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with more than 135 attorneys and 210 total employees located in eight offices (Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City and Burlington, Ontario). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals, and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude toward serving our clients’ needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

Please submit a cover letter and resume.

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