Legal Counsel - Real Estate

BJ's Wholesale Club
Posted Jan 17
Full Time
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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_Join our team of more than 34,000 team members, supporting our members and communities in our Club Support Center, 235+ clubs and eight distribution centers. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative and inclusive environment where all team members can learn, grow and be their authentic selves. Together, we’re committed to providing outstanding service and convenience to our members, helping them save on the products and services they need for their families and homes.

_ The Benefits Of Working At BJ’s

  • BJ’s pays weekly
  • Generous time off programs to support busy lifestyles*
  • Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty
  • Benefit plans for your changing needs*
  • Three medical plans, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Health Savings Account (HSA), two dental plans, flexible spending
  • eligibility requirements vary by position
  • medical plans vary by location

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as real estate leasing and transaction counsel concerning retail locations, distribution centers, gas stations, and other company locations.
  • Negotiate and draft leases, purchase and sale agreements, and various other commercial real estate documents, including lease amendments, ground leases, condominium documents, development agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, construction agreements, subleases, SNDAs, estoppel certificates, letter agreements, and default notices.
  • Provide prompt legal guidance to various in-house clients (including property development, construction, operations, finance, and risk) regarding lease and easement provisions, operational issues, violations, signage, construction issues, access agreements, landlord/tenant disputes, and repair and maintenance issues.
  • Conduct legal diligence for new locations, including analyzing title and survey and identify potential environmental risk and liability.
  • Work with and manage outside counsel as necessary
  • Assist in management of real estate related litigation and dispute resolution.
  • Assist in updating the Company’s real estate documents and forms and legal processes.
  • Assist local land use counsel with respect to zoning, permitting, incentives and similar matters.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and J.D. from a top college or university
  • Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, or eligible to practice pursuant to MA SJC Rule 4:02 (9)
  • 4-7 years’ experience in real estate law at an AmLaw100 firm and/or in-house environment
  • Demonstrated experience as real estate deal counsel, particularly leasing experience, preferably with some or all such experience on behalf of retail organization(s)
  • Team player with a sense of humor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to pitch in wherever new issues arise
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects with limited supervision

In accordance with the Pay Transparency requirements, the following represents a good faith estimate of the compensation range for this position. At BJ’s Wholesale Club, we carefully consider a wide range of non-discriminatory factors when determining salary. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, education, experience, and qualifications. The pay range for this position is starting from $135,000.00.