Commercial Mortgage/Real Estate Private Equity Investment Attorney
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Senior Attorney – Investment Law
We are looking for an investment transactional attorney with 10 or more years of investment counseling in the areas of commercial mortgages, real estate private equity funds, direct real estate investing, joint ventures, and other investment areas. You must be interested in an in-house position in the legal department of a Fortune 100 company. Join Allstate as a Staff Attorney in the Investments & Business Transactions division of Allstate's Law & Regulation Department!
You will collaborate with other attorneys and work directly with our business partners as a member of the investment law team. The investment law team is responsible for a wide range of investment transactional work for our public company parent, numerous subsidiaries, and our investment advisers. The investment law team's work includes advising the business partners on Allstate's $80 billion portfolio that includes all types of public and private investments, including opportunistic and alternative investments.
We are fortunate to have a great team of talented, engaged, hard-working attorneys and are looking for someone like that to join our team. You will be working with attorneys who are invested in your professional development and appreciate that work-life balance begins with the idea that your career and your life should be mutually rewarding, not mutually exclusive.
Your role on the team:
- You will provide legal advice and counsel to business partners on legal issues and risks in connection with various transactions, including complex matters.
- You will conduct legal reviews, identify issues, draft, review, and negotiate agreements, manage projects and prepare recommendations with respect to day-to-day matters.
- This position will be the main liaison with business partners who manage the commercial mortgage and real estate private equity asset class. You will be responsible for coordinating with various internal clients in connection with that work.
- You will also be responsible for overseeing the work of outside counsel and paraprofessionals.
- License to practice law in a U.S. Jurisdiction
- 10 or more years of commercial mortgage, real estate private equity, direct real estate investing, and joint venture investment transactional experience in a law firm, a Fortune 500 company or similar organization
- Excellent negotiation skills and experience advising business partners on commercial mortgages, real estate private equity, direct real estate investing, and joint ventures
- Strong organizational, analytical, and critical-thinking skills, as well as the ability to identify and manage issues
- Ability to adapt well to change, multi-task, make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, respond with a sense of urgency and deliver results
- Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to develop and influence others
- Solid legal and business knowledge with respect to investment transactions
- Relationships with industry peers and participation in industry associations
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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