Associate Counsel at Do Not Use - Quicken Loans (Detroit, MI)

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About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city-building strategies, reaching far beyond the boundaries of bricks and mortar. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in Detroit and Cleveland, including landmark developments at the Hudson's Site, the Book Tower restoration, City Modern and the May Company Building. Bedrock's portfolio totals more than 22 million square feet of office, retail and residential space within new construction and adaptive reuse projects.

For more information on Bedrock's projects, visit bedrockdetroit.com or engage with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Job Summary

The Associate Counsel reports directly to the Senior Counsel and works closely with internal and external clients on a wide variety of contracting matters supporting our property management, experience/activations, technology, construction, (primarily tenant improvement, capital expenditure projects and early/pre-development), asset management, communications and marketing transactions and contracts. The Associate Counsel will be responsible for managing and administering the entire contract lifecycle from receipt of the contract request through to final execution for all contracts coming from the various departments. This is an exceptional opportunity to unleash your talent as a trusted legal and business advisor for a dynamic organization with a national reputation that continues to grow at a rapid pace.

Responsibilities
  • Draft, review, redline, and negotiate a wide array of day-to-day operational agreements, including consulting, service, technology, confidentiality, sponsorship, artist, construction, and property management agreements.
  • Manage and report to the Senior Counsel or relevant business teams on contract statuses.
  • Deliver contracts in accordance with delivery deadlines as devised by leadership.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of areas relating to real estate development and property management.
  • Work with vendors to address and resolve contracting and compliance issues.
  • Collaborate with external counsel to deliver contracts or responses to business team inquiries on legal matters.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of relevant team member training.
  • Assist with team projects as needed.

Qualifications
  • A J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and admission to the Michigan Bar is required.
  • 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • 3+ years of commercial/transactions contracts experience.
  • Construction, professional/engineering/consulting services contracts experience preferred.
  • In-house experience preferred.
  • Real estate industry experience preferred.
  • Intellectual property and trademark working knowledge preferred.
  • Insurance and risk management working knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams.
  • Experience working in a contract management software environment a plus.
  • Ability to operate well independently and on team projects.
  • Able to identify and resolve legal issues in the context of the organization's short- and long-term goals and distilling the resolution into the relevant contract.
  • Ideal candidate must be confident, enthusiastic, and a self-starter who is results oriented, able to meet deadlines, exercises good judgment, and is sensitive to the needs of the business while skillfully and diplomatically managing risks for the organization.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.
More Information on Do Not Use - Quicken Loans
Do Not Use - Quicken Loans operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI, Cleveland, OH, Charlotte, NC and Phoenix, AZ. Do Not Use - Quicken Loans was founded in 2022. It has 14453 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all jobs at Do Not Use - Quicken Loans, click here.
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