Real Estate Attorney - Commercial Leasing

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Latitude is seeking an experienced commercial real estate leasing attorney to join the growing legal department of one of the largest privately held real estate development companies in the United States.  Applicants must have 5+ years of sophisticated commercial leasing experience, including negotiating and drafting complex commercial leases, subleases, assignments, and other transfers of retail space.  Additional experience with real estate transactional matters, including real estate acquisitions and developments is a plus.  Prior experience working in the commercial real estate group of a large company or a large to mid-sized law firm is preferred.  This is a full-time, permanent, and on-site position in Buffalo, NY.  Relocation candidates will be considered.

Requirements of the Real Estate Attorney – Commercial Leasing:
  • 5+ years of sophisticated commercial real estate leasing experience
  • Prior experience working in the real estate group of a large company or at a large to mid-sized law firm is preferred
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing in New York, or eligible to become Authorized House Counsel in New York
  • Outstanding references
Position Details for the Real Estate Attorney – Commercial Leasing:
  • Type of Role: Permanent 
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Buffalo, NY (relocation candidates will be considered)
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience; full benefits

The salary range for this role is $150,000 to $200,000 or more.  Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided.


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

Only qualified applicants should apply.

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. 

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and 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.

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.

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