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Harris Beach - Associate Commercial Real Estate/Corporate

Ithaca, NY, USA Req #5
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Founded in 1856, Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York state, as well as nationally and internationally. Harris Beach is among the country’s top law firms as ranked by The National Law Journal. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, privately-held companies, emerging businesses, public sector entities, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Principal industries Harris Beach represents include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities. The firm’s more than 200 lawyers practice among offices throughout New York state in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, Melville, New York City, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Uniondale and White Plains, as well as in New Haven, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey.

Description:  

Harris Beach seeks an attorney to support the firm’s commercial real estate and/or corporate practice groups out of its Ithaca, New York office.  The attorney would work with members of these practice groups in representing clients in the following areas, among others: serving as outside closing counsel for regional lenders with active commercial lending departments; representing owners and developers of commercial real estate in leasing, acquisition, financing, and development transactions; assisting clients with land use, zoning, and related issues, serving as outside general counsel to a variety of small and mid-sized businesses; and assisting businesses with mergers and acquisitions. 


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in real estate or corporate practice required; intellectual property or tax law experience a plus
  • Must have excellent research, writing and oral communication skills
  • Possess the ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization
  • Must be able to function effectively in an extremely busy, team oriented environment
  • Must be admitted in New York (or ability to waive in)
  • Military experience a plus

Harris Beach is committed to an inclusive environment and we welcome applications from diverse candidates. Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The firm’s policy prohibiting unlawful discrimination applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, placement, assignment of duties, training, promotion, compensation & benefits and termination. It is the policy of Harris Beach PLLC that all applicants and employees enjoy a positive, respectful and productive work environment, free from behavior, actions or language constituting unlawful harassment. Accordingly, harassment or discrimination of any kind based on an individual’s race or color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, creed, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status is strictly prohibited. Harris Beach complies with the provisions of the Human Rights Law, all other State and Federal statutory and constitutional non-discrimination provisions including non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Ithaca, NY, USA