Ready to bring your whole self to work every day? At Walker & Dunlop, we didn’t get to where we are by hiring ordinary individuals. We got here by hiring the exceptional! WD is looking for individuals who are caring, collaborative, driven, insightful, and tenacious to join our team!
If you are looking for a legal position in commercial real estate finance, the below opportunity may be for you.
What you will be doing:
Lead negotiations for complex technology related contracts and agreements including SaaS, software licensing and confidentiality.
Execute on the Company’s data licensing framework and strategy alongside our Business Development and IT Groups.
Review and advise on domestic data privacy issues.
Ensure business teams are viewing the implications of contracts from an end-to-end perspective.
Balance business and contract goals against legal, business, policy and reputational risks.
Must be able to defend positions and views to business team members as well as counterparties.
Coordinate with other in-house counsel on issues and be able to work cooperatively as one member of a larger team.
Researches and analyzes relevant statutes, regulations, recorded judicial decisions, and legal articles.
Prepares and negotiates legal documents and positions, often in coordination with employees.
Manages external legal relationships with vendors, adverse parties, and other stakeholders.
Works with other members of the Legal team and executives to predict the needs of and support strategic initiatives.
Communicate and problem-solve daily with teammates, clients, vendors, and other stakeholders, often in combination with travel
Other duties as assigned.
The education and experience we’re looking for:
5+ years of legal experience, preferably in a corporate environment.
What skills you should have:
Experience in the data licensing and privacy space
Excellent attention to detail, judgment, flexibility, and dependability.
Strong business sense and ability to cooperate with business stakeholders.
Ability to prioritize work and find solutions to problems while prioritizing and managing deadlines.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Interest in or experience with real estate finance and/or corporate legal operations.
High level of interpersonal skills and maturity to handle sensitive and confidential information; position continually requires poise, tact, diplomacy, and initiative.
Ability to work as a part of a team while providing a strong individual contribution.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with contact management systems (e.g., Outlook, Salesforce and Box).
Ability to show ownership of work, take on challenges, acknowledge growth opportunities, and demonstrate patience when learning new processes.
Courtesy, respect, and thoughtfulness in teaming with colleagues and other stakeholders
Still reading? Then we think you should apply!
Walker & Dunlop is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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Telecommuting is allowed.
About Walker & Dunlop, LLC
WE ARE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE EXPERTS.
It's what we do and why our clients receive the highest-quality customer service from the industry's finest team–including our executive committee, which brings more than 100 years of combined experience to the table.
WE PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE SUITE OF RESOURCES.
We solve our clients' finance challenges through a combination of creative solutions, broad access to capital, and unrivaled execution.
WE FOCUS ON WHAT MATTERS MOST TO OUR CLIENTS.
Working hand-in-hand with them to understand their needs and help them achieve and even exceed their goals–it's how we build trust that stands long after a deal has closed.