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Corporate Counsel

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Legal / Transactions
Menomonee Falls
Postal Code
United States

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Continental Properties is looking for a driven and results-oriented individual to join our team of dedicated professionals as a Real Estate Attorney at our home office in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

This position offers sophisticated, complex and challenging legal work in a suburban Milwaukee environment but with a nationwide focus. You will partner with company dealmakers to lead project teams in the facilitation of a wide variety of activities associated with multifamily real estate development transactions.  You will oversee transactions from initial letter of intent inception through purchase, financing, development, stabilization and refinancing or sale.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, construction contracts, reciprocal easement agreements, joint venture agreements and municipal development agreements
  • Oversight of outside counsel in construction financing and refinancing
  • Designing deal structure in cooperation with team dealmaker
  • Creative problem solving to mitigate or eliminate company risk while facilitating development transactions
  • Oversight of title and survey review, including detailed analysis of Declarations/REAs/OEAs/ECCRs that may affect proposed development
  • Advising company executives on legal risks


Skill Critical to Success:

  • Juris Doctorate and admission to any state bar
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as an attorney; large law firm experience preferred
  • Purchase/sale financing and leasing experience preferred
  • Ability to debate, challenge in a team-based setting and push for positions that mitigate risk while facilitating deals
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a dynamic team environment with other disciplines
  • Flexible and adaptable; unafraid of ambiguity or a challenge


What Sets Us Apart:

Continental is a great place to work, as evidenced by our seven consecutive Top Workplace awards. Here are some of the reasons that our team members vote for us as a Top Workplace:

  • Exceptional company culture that encourages innovation and empowers all team members to act as leaders by providing the opportunities, training, and tools critical to achieving a successful and meaningful career
  • Industry-leading compensation and  including Gold and Platinum Medical Plan options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 401(k) with company match and company provided life and disability insurance
  • A world-class work environment with potential for long-term growth and advancement in the industry, paid professional memberships and professional activities (conferences and workshops) and a tuition and certification reimbursement program 
  • Paid holidays and generous vacation time
  • Participation in our Building Above and Beyond (BAAB) incentive program that rewards team members based on the success of the company as measured against clearly defined goals
  • For team members who are interested, informal offsite gatherings and company sponsored lunches on a monthly basis
  • Strong communication between executive management and team members, including interactive quarterly lunch discussions on strategic progress and annual “State of the Company” meeting

Job Functions

  • Development
  • Finance
  • Legal

Job Sectors

  • Residential
  • Hospitality / Entertainment
  • Retail


2+ to 5 years

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