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Burlington Legal Specialist/Paralegal - Real Estate in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016
Overview

Bring your skills as an experienced real estate paralegal to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work! Burlington is seeking a skilled real estate paralegal to join the in-house legal team as a Legal Specialist in our corporate office.

This role requires a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in a large firm, title insurance company, or on an in-house legal team for a retailer or shopping center REIT or developer. At least three years of experience should be in real estate or title matters. Shopping center/retail experience preferred. Paralegal Certificate required.
Responsibilities include:

  • Examine complex real estate title documentation; identify and communicate issues and independently resolve title issues with title insurers, landlords, lenders, and opposing counsel.

  • Interact with local zoning, tax, building, planning, and recorder’s offices in connection with conducting due diligence on properties, resolving property/construction disputes/issues, and recording/filing applicable real estate legal documentation.

  • Negotiate and influence legal and business positions with opposing counsel in connection with complex real estate documentation, including subordination agreements and estoppels.

  • Perform legal research and analysis on federal, state, and local laws on a national level, present findings, and make recommendations on necessary next steps. Draft proposed changes to legal documentation when necessary.

  • Respond to emergency property management and other situations when needed, drawing on a strong understanding of lease administration and real property management processes.

  • Act as a resource for senior management and partner business units within the company, providing answers and information as needed related to real estate documentation.

  • Participate in, and often manage, special projects as needed.

The successful candidate will have an advanced understanding of complex real estate documentation and excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, document management systems, lease administration systems, and e-billing.

Burlington is committed to being an employer of choice. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work through various social responsibility initiatives. As a growing company, we offer high-performing, motivated associates a variety of professional development and career growth opportunities. Burlington Stores is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Today's Date 9/15/2020
Posting Number 2020-138823
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Legal
Evergreen Yes

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