Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by Cousins Properties (Company) to conduct a search for a Real Estate Counsel position.
Overview: Work closely with Associate General Counsel in the negotiation and drafting of leases and related documentation, with primary responsibility for all operational agreements such as license agreements, lease assignments and other documentation, etc. Duties include providing counsel to property management on operational legal issues and supervision of all insurance-defended litigation. Duties may include assisting General Counsel with corporate-related documentation and administration.
Company: Cousins Properties is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company, based in Atlanta, GA and acting through its operating partnership, Cousins Properties LP, primarily invests in Class-A office towers located in high growth Sunbelt markets. Founded in 1958, Cousins creates shareholder value through its extensive expertise in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of high-quality real estate assets. The Company has a comprehensive strategy in place based on a simple platform, trophy assets and opportunistic investments.
Experience: 3-5+ years of relevant legal experience in a law firm or a corporate legal department. Commercial real estate law experience is required. Must be a team player, possess the ability to take initiative to resolve problems and offer solutions in a professional manner.
Relos:Yes but local candidates preferred.
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