Associate Region Counsel

D.R. HortonVisalia, CA

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website at www.drhorton.com for more information.


D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for an Associate Region Counsel. The right candidate under the direction of the Region Counsel will, provide support, assistance and advice on all region’s legal matters, with an emphasis on land acquisition. Review and revise contracts, safety programs, and resolve subcontractor disputes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Provide legal advice related to land acquisition, development, and disposition, including drafting contracts and related documents, working with division personnel, handling closings, consulting with and coordinating outside counsel as necessary
  • Review and revise homebuyer contract documents
  • Provide advice regarding RESPA issues and other issues
  • Review and revise subcontractor contract documents and handle disputes
  • Review safety programs, review and revise manual and written policies, and handle safety issues including OSHA
  • Provide advice regarding legal issues in construction and warranty
  • Coordinate outside counsel as necessary
  • Review marketing contracts and programs and drafting documentation as necessary
  • Provide advice regarding various region matters
  • Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
Supervisory Responsibilities
May directly supervise 1 or more employees in the Legal Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications

Education and/or Experience
  • Must possess a Jurist Doctoral degree (J.D.) and be a licensed attorney
  • Two to six years of experience
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with corporate or environmental law
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

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Job
: Executive
Primary Location: California-Visalia
Organization: Home Builder
Schedule: Full-time


Job Posting
: May 4, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

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