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Attorney I

American Tower
Posted May 15
Full Time
Woburn, Massachusetts

The Team

The U.S. Division of American Tower is seeking an Attorney I to join the Real Estate Legal & Compliance group’s Real Estate Land Rights, Rooftops & Conflict Resolution team. In this role, you will analyze our rights and obligations in a variety of agreements, assess risk exposure, partner cross-functionally to understand risk tolerance and operational concerns, and develop creative resolutions for American Tower. Day-to-day, you will engage in communications to answer questions, deescalate conflicts, and solve a wide range of issues in a high-volume environment. Your responsibilities will include negotiating and drafting custom easement, license, management, marketing, and pre-litigation settlement agreements and providing clear and concise explanations of how you propose to resolve disputes and optimize American Tower’s operations.

What You Can Offer Us

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of applicable customer and/or landowner agreements; regularly communicate with external customers regarding contractual rights and obligations; negotiate resolutions to customer issues related to non- compliance.
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal departments to satisfactorily resolve issues with property owners and/or external customers.
  • Prepare new license agreements, amendments, ground lease documents, access and utility agreements, use authorization and consent agreements, memoranda of leases, and consent and notice letters in compliance with Company’s standards.
  • Prepare legal analyses of and negotiate resolution of property owner transactions, customer requests, project permitting, and the adoption of applicable legislation or regulations.
  • Help resolve title curative issues, including but not limited to missing deeds, missing memoranda of lease/assignments, utility and access easement issues, mortgages, all liens (except mechanic’s), probate issues, improper signature authority, and issues concerning Company entities; work with external title companies in accordance with internal policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Need To Succeed

  • Juris Doctor and license to practice law in any state required.
  • Between 1-3 years of experience working with contract/license drafting and negotiation strongly preferred.
  • Strong negotiation skills; ability to effectively resolve complex issues and conflicts in relation to agreement and contract compliance.
  • Attention to detail in the preparation and review of contracts and supporting documents; strong legal drafting skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment.

American Tower is a global digital infrastructure company serving customers through tower sites and other real estate solutions that support connectivity and opportunity, focused on achieving our vision of Building a More Connected World. Our success is rooted in the potential of our people and the power of local teams at our offices and sites across 25 countries.

We are one of the largest global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and a publicly traded (NYSE:AMT), Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The next decade will be an exciting time as we evolve our infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s needs and position our people to elevate their impact, their potential, and our shared success. Come grow your career with us!

For more information about how American Tower is building a more connected world, visit

American Tower is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, reproductive decisions, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.