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Legal Counsel, Property Development

Posted May 08
Full Time
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

About The Role

In this role you will be responsible for handling an array of real estate matters to foster company growth and operations while minimizing company risk and ensuring compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and contractual arrangements

What You’ll Do

  • Negotiate contracts involving all aspects of real estate development and operations
  • Develop additional form contracts and documents, as necessary, to facilitate Kohl's strategic objectives
  • Oversee real estate closings, lease execution and legal issues relating to store construction and permitting
  • Negotiate amendments, settlements and related documentation concerning store and shopping center maintenance, regulations, and operations
  • Research and provide strategic legal advice concerning a broad range of real estate circumstances
  • Advise company personnel as to legal ramifications of past and proposed actions, and formulate solutions to existing problems


What Skills You Have

  • 2-4 years experience in private practice and/or corporate legal department with preferable emphasis in commercial real estate
  • Superior analytical, negotiation, and writing skills
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to clearly translate legal concerns and effectively communicate the legal conditions which affect business opportunities/operations, and provide strategic alternatives to advance company pursuits
  • Strong ability to prioritize multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail


  • Broad based knowledge on various legal issues involving Corporate transactions, Construction, Real Estate, Finance, and Facilities

Special Requirements

  • Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school. Member of state bar or licensed by the state bar

req# : R353423