Real Estate Counsel (Illinois License) | Latitude Legal

Real Estate Counsel (Illinois License)

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Latitude is seeking an attorney to serve as real estate counsel for a company with operations in Illinois, Indiana and other Midwest areas. The successful candidate will have experience in commercial real estate, preferably in construction and development. In this role, you would work closely with the general counsel and the business teams addressing real estate transactional needs, as well as title and insurance issues. This is a full-time engagement and ideally will culminate in a permanent position with the company.

Minimum Qualifications of the Assistant General Counsel
  • 5+ years of experience as an attorney either in-house or with a well-respected full-service law firm (or sophisticated boutique firm which serves large corporate clients)
  • Demonstrable commercial real estate experience, including commercial acquisitions and dispositions and commercial real estate closings
  • Experience with title and survey review
  • Capability and experience to work independently
  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois (or able to waive in) and in good standing
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Outstanding references
Position Details of the Assistant General Counsel
  • Type of role: Engagement-to-permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Preferred if candidate is in Illinois but will also consider Indiana locations (remote work permitted)
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience
The annualized compensation for this position ranges from $120,000 to $140,000 or more.  Pay is based on numerous factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location.  In addition to salary, Latitude Engaged Professionals are W2 employees of Latitude and are eligible for full benefits when working in roles for 20 hours per week, including a Qualified 401k plan.  Benefits-eligible Latitude employees receive complimentary Group Life, LTD and AD&D and professional liability insurance.  Latitude Attorneys also receive a CLE and Professional Expense stipend.

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

Latitude Engagements
Great attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our own experience as practicing attorneys and our client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

Latitude engaged professionals have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent member of our client’s corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running.

If you have the right skills, personality and experience, Latitude helps you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Latitude engaged professionals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.

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