The New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP seeks a highly qualified real estate attorney with 4-7 years of general real estate experience with a focus on drafting and negotiation of documentation in connection with the disposition, acquisition and financing of commercial property, including joint ventures. Candidates should be interested in a broad exposure to commercial real estate matters. We require excellent academic credentials from a top law school, as well as high level analytical, verbal and written communication skills. Admission to the New York Bar is required.
As one of the largest real estate practices in the United States, Seyfarth's real estate group of more than 130 attorneys has helped clients close some of the largest, most notable transactions over the last several years, and is recognized for bringing creative structures to sophisticated commercial real estate matters and helping our clients achieve their goals. Seyfarth's real estate practice has a tremendous breadth of expertise and is routinely recognized within the industry, praised for being "fully attuned to the needs of the client" by Legal 500. Legal 500 has also recognized Seyfarth's real estate practice as a national leader in the real estate industry for eight consecutive years (2011 - 2018). Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News ranked Seyfarth among the top 15 most powerful real estate practices in the nation, and in 2018, the Best Lawyers in America named 22 of Seyfarth's real estate attorneys as leaders in the field.
Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our associates to advance their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in transactional matters. Seyfarth supports professional growth by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth is proud to be an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the "Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.