Assistant General Counsel

Hospitality Properties Trust   •  

Newton, MA

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

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The Assistant General Counsel must balance legal and business imperatives in overseeing a broad variety of matters, including, leasing, asset management, acquisitions and dispositions, contract negotiations, financings, redevelopment and dispute resolution in connection with a large and diverse portfolio of commercial real estate assets. The Assistant General Counsel will work closely with various functional groups and the legal team in connection with these matters.


  • Assist with lease negotiations and lease documentation.
  • Assist with tenant related issues.
  • Handle various general assignments in connection with asset management, licensing, environmental matters, maintenance, real estate and contract administration.
  • Assist with negotiating and advising on rights and obligations under a broad variety of contracts.
  • Assist in the review and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements and financing arrangements.
  • Assist in redevelopment and land use matters.
  • Communicate and coordinate matters with other RMR personnel.


  • J.D. degree.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in real estate, real estate finance and transactional law, preferably at a mid-size or large law firm.
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including general communications, contract drafting, legal writing, advocacy.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently and to produce a high-quality work product.
  • Ability to thrive in a high energy, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to travel minimally.
  • Sound judgment, common sense, and excellent follow-through skills.