Counsel, Real Estate

Park Hotels & Resorts
Mclean, VA
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Park Hotels & Resorts invests not only in properties, but also in people. We attract visionary and collaborative team members who love being value creators. Full of pride and possibility, our team is experienced, supportive, and best in class. Take your career further by joining a place that's powered by people. Enjoy a level of loyalty and comfort that inspires career fearlessness and fosters creative freedom. At Park, you'll find career opportunities as impressive as the world-class properties in which we invest. We look forward to receiving your application today.The Counsel, Real Estate will be a business-oriented, legal advisor responsible for Park Hotels and Resorts' legal work. Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. is a leading lodging real estate company with a diverse portfolio of iconic and market-leading hotels and resorts consisting of 67 premium-branded assets with approximately 35,000 rooms. What will I be doing?Responsibilities include the following:Managing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of real estate and related documents, including hotel management agreements, leases and subleases, construction agreements, condominium documents, utility contracts, service agreements and easementsCounseling asset management teams on a wide variety of legal matters arising from the day-to-day operations of hotel assets, including negotiations or problem solving with third-party hotel operators or franchisors and obtaining necessary approvals from lenders, landlords and joint venture partnersManaging and/or participating in all aspects of real property acquisition and disposition, including purchase and sale agreement negotiation, contract review, title and survey review and other due diligenceParticipating in all aspects of real estate financing, including the review, drafting and negotiation of term sheets and loan documents, coordinating and responding to lender due diligence requests, and preparing for and handling closingsManaging, drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements and company formation documents for real estate-owning entitiesParticipating in the analysis and oversight of land use, entitlement, zoning and permitting mattersParticipating in the oversight of various insurance claims and related matters arising from the company's real estateDrafting and negotiating a variety of other commercial and corporate contracts, including confidentiality agreements, vendor contracts, consulting agreements and license agreementsResolving disputes with vendors, landlords, tenants, lenders, managers, service providers, joint venture partners and othersConducting effective management of outside attorneys and other third-party service providersWhat are we looking for? To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:JD degree from a top tier law school with strong academic performance Active and in good standing with bar admission in at least one state5 years of relevant experience working for a law firm and/or as in-house counsel.It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:Lodging and/or REIT experienceExcellent writing, editing, contract drafting and oral advocacy skillsSuperior consulting, analytical and problem-solving abilitiesExtremely responsive and a collaborative team playerExceptional organizational skills and attention to detailAbility to handle multiple, high priority projects in a highly demanding environmentHands-on, energetic and motivated self-starterExcellent judgment and common senseA practical, business-oriented approach to solving problemsAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.McLean,Virginia

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