Real Estate Paralegal

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

Purpose:

This position is responsible for providing support to the Real Estate Counsel and Real Estate Department of a fast growing company.  Specific responsibilities for a motivated, team-focused, organized, detail-oriented, and reliable paralegal will include:

  • Legal support to the Real Estate, Construction, Lease Administration and Facilities Departments; and
  • General Legal department support, including project and document management, research and administrative support.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program
  • Relevant commercial real estate experience at a law firm or in-house legal department (retail experience, a plus)
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, communication and client service skills
  • Flexibility and ability to grow as the company’s legal needs increase and evolve
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external business partners, as well as government agencies
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support the legal department of a fast-growing company
  • Coordinate closing logistics; prepare closing checklists and critical dates memos; assist with preparation of real estate related documents and correspondence
  • Coordinate calendar, scheduling and tracking of critical dates
  • Coordinate, compile and track documents through full execution/recording and distribution to appropriate parties
  • Analyze, interpret, abstract and summarize a variety of agreements including letters of intent, NDAs, license agreements, easements, access agreements, leases, consents, waivers, purchase and sale agreements, REAs, estoppels and SNDAs
  • Review and assess title insurance commitments/policies (and related title documents), surveys and other due diligence, and coordinating changes with the appropriate parties
  • Answer calls/emails from store and regional management and dispense legal advice commensurate with experience (i.e., on matters not requiring input from a real estate or other counsel)
  • Manage special projects or other department or company initiatives
  • Maintain existing and closed files and other legal and administrative duties as needed for third party partners (Bectran, Levelset, Atradius)

WORKING CONDITIONS (TRAVEL & ENVIRONMENT):

  • Limited travel required including air and car
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles.  The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY    REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.

Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Relocation opportunities across the country

  • 401k with discretionary company match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Referral Bonus Program

  • Corporate Discount Programs

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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