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Senior Corporate Counsel-Real Estate

Posted May 15
Full Time

At DICK’S Sporting Goods, we believe in how positively sports can change lives. On our team, everyone plays a critical role in creating confidence and excitement by personally equipping all athletes to achieve their dreams. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve.

If you are ready to make a difference as part of the world’s greatest sports team, apply to join our team today!

 

OVERVIEW:

 

Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, this position is intended for an experienced, business-minded transactional attorney who will work in a dynamic team environment within the Legal Department, primarily serving the company’s Real Estate and Development groups in connection with the expanding real estate pipeline and portfolio. Requisite experience includes high-level knowledge and familiarity with the preparation, negotiation and analysis of purchase and sale agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, site development agreements, leases, financing instruments, SNDA’s, letters of intent, and all other ancillary documents related to the program. Retail, tax, finance and/or M&A experience are a plus.

 

Support New Store Development:

  • Draft, negotiate and oversee all documentation relating to retail (i.e., stores) and non-retail (e.g., supply chain assets) real estate transactions, including purchase and sale agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, site development agreements, leases, financing instruments, SNDA’s, letters of intent and all other ancillary documents related to the program

 

Maintain/Enforce/Revise Existing Lease Agreements:

  • Track, draft and negotiate letters of intent and binding agreements for renewals of existing leases; remodels of existing stores; and transfers of excess property

  • Monitor compliance with real estate-related contractual obligations and pursue non-compliance, including negotiating and drafting amendments to resolve issues

  • Negotiate and draft other amendments, waivers, consents, estoppels, SNDAs

 

Manage Third Party Relationships Related to Real Estate Portfolio:

  • Oversee and manage outside counsel in their preparation and negotiation of all documentation relating to real estate transactions

  • Review and manage outside counsel fees to predetermined budgets

  • Provide support and, where necessary, manage real estate-related litigation including, but not limited to mechanics' liens and construction cost disputes

 

Provide Legal Counsel to Internal Clients:

  • Counsel and advise management on real estate matters

  • Legal support to Real Estate, Development, Construction, Facilities and Lease Administration Departments

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

  • Juris Doctorate Degree

  • 7-10 years of law firm or in-house legal experience specific to Real Estate

  • Admitted to the Bar in PA with membership in good standing