Real Estate Transaction Attorney

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Job Code: pd21-38
Posted On: Tuesday, 13th July 2021
Department: Office of General Counsel
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Graduate Degree
Pay Rate: Grade: EX-01 Minimum: $130,534.00

Job Description:

HOC is seeking a Real Estate/Transactional attorney. This position will work with outside developers, general contractors, outside counsel, architects, management agents, and government entities. This attorney will provide legal analysis, advice, and guidance on a variety of complex real estate and transactional issues including, but not limited to: acquisition, disposition, leasing (unit, master, ground, space leases), conveyance, procuring title insurance, development and financing of real property; financing of real property using a variety of debt (conventional, tax-exempt, local and state) and equity instruments (including low income housing tax credit and non-tax credit equity sources); ownership of real estate by government, private entities, joint ventures, condominium structures, and fee simple; and compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), state and local regulations. The attorney will be responsible for drafting documents as needed for any of the activities described above. The person in this position must possess an ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Preferred Skills:

  • At least five years of post-qualification legal experience as a real estate and/or transactional attorney.  
  • Experience working on multifamily projects, tax credit projects, and affordable housing legal documentation preferred.  
  • Licensed to practice in Maryland and in good standing, or must be able to immediately apply for a Maryland license. 
  • Knowledge of Maryland real estate law, commercial lending, business entities, real estate loans, real estate transactions, and familiarity with related documents. 
  • Demonstrated strong experience with and knowledge of accepted practices and procedures used in reviewing title work, surveys, zoning ordinances and insurance certificates and policies.