Your Path to Success Led by ARA
ARA seeks a rising star with a verifiable track record of success in career and academics, who has a voracious appetite for growth, continued learning, and drive to prove oneself. You have a sharp legal mind and a strong understanding of current best practices but are willing to challenge conventional thinking. As a mid-career leader, you have honed your legal, analytical, and strategic skills to develop a high capacity for managing complex issues and negotiations quickly with a can-do attitude. You pitch in with the team to help them successfully deliver.
As the Senior Counsel, Real Estate, working on behalf of ARA’s core fund and in partnership with senior management, you will be responsible for drafting and negotiating commercial leases and related contracts, service agreements, easements, and construction-related agreements. You will guide tenant default matters and provide advice on the legal aspects of leasing, contracts, and general real estate matters such as title and land use issues. This position is based in ARA’s Los Angeles office.
What You Will Do
- Draft and negotiate office, industrial and retail leases, subleases, amendments, assignments, letters of intent, and other related leasing documents.
- Provide guidance and advice on legal aspects of leasing and other general real estate matters, including title and land use issues.
- Draft and negotiate easements and contracts relating to such matters as property management, leasing services, design, construction, and other service agreements.
What We Offer
ARA’s structure creates opportunities for professional development and collaboration. We provide a competitive base compensation and incentives based on experience and performance as well as a mix of total rewards to help plan for retirement, stay healthy, and maintain a positive work-life balance.
You have ten years’ experience or more in the legal field with prior “big law firm” and in-house experience demonstrating increased responsibilities over time with broad expertise in a wide variety of real estate, environmental, contract, and other areas surrounding the ownership and operation of institutional quality commercial real estate. You are a successful candidate who is a creative thinker who can translate thoughts into action, works collaboratively, high energy and seeks to outperform expectations, and conducts business in a manner that reflects ARA’s culture and promotes its values.
ARA is a growing national private equity real estate investment manager with approximately $10.2 billion in assets under management. We create an environment where you can advance shared goals and be recognized for your contributions, expertise, and dedication. ARA’s culture, which is intended to ensure that we are prudent fiduciaries, serving our clients and investors at the highest standard of care, requires high communication and collaboration.
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American Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer.
- Asset Management
10+ to 15 years