Senior Real Estate Paralegal

Washington Prime Group Inc.Indianapolis, IndianaContractorRemote

  • WPG offer a hybrid work schedule
Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
  • Provide legal support and assistance to transactional attorneys with redevelopment projects, new development, property dispositions, acquisitions, financings, and other strategic transactions, including:
  • Gathering and reviewing due diligence materials;
  • Title and survey review and analysis;
  • Preparation of closing documents and instructions to title company; and
  • Preparing appropriate notices under applicable property-level agreements.
  • Review, prepare and negotiate property easement agreements.
  • Coordinate property subdivisions with Development, surveyors, outside counsel and municipalities.
  • Manage vendors providing third party reports for large-scale projects.
  • Prepare, mail, track and obtain estoppel certificates from tenants and adjoining land owners.
  • Manage junior paralegals and/or administrative staff in connection with team projects, such as title document review projects, large-scale estoppel preparation and mailings, and tenant notices.
  • Generate lease exhibits and construction exhibits for outside counsel.
  • Work directly with Development and Construction teams on new development, re-development, easement and entitlement matters.
  • Provide timely response to legal requests from internal departments for preparation, review and analysis of legal documents or research of legal issues.
  • Research and analyze REAs, development agreements, operating/partnership agreements, anchor tenant leases, loan agreements, contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Work on special projects and other duties as assigned
Skills (Desired Abilities)
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial real estate practices.
  • Experience with commercial real estate transactions, including title and survey, development, acquisitions and dispositions, required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, document management systems, online assessor and recorder databases, and mapping and GIS systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, listening, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple business units and/or departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Qualifications (Education And Experience)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Real Estate or related area OR
  • D. or Paralegal Certificate AND
  • At least five (5) to ten (10) years of real estate legal experience.
  • Notary public preferred.
  • Prior experience in real estate investment trust (REIT) or real estate development company highly desired
Washington Prime Group Offers
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including health, dental, 401k with no vesting schedule, and paid time off
  • On-going learning opportunities within a rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different WPG departments and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • A hybrid work schedule allowing remote work two days a week
Washington Prime Group is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and equality. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our associates bring to their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but also, our reputation and our company's achievements.

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