Real Estate Attorney Resume Samples

A Real Estate Attorney, also known as the Real Estate Lawyer, is a certified professional who oversees the legal aspects of the transactions relating to real estate dealings. The job description entails preparing and reviewing legal documents, negotiating terms and conditions, and facilitating the transfer of titles. A well-drafted Real Estate Attorney Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – monitoring legal risk in real estate documentation, advising clients accordingly, interpreting laws, rulings, and regulations for real estate transactions, drafting and negotiating real estate transactions, drafting routine leases and amendments, managing regulatory and compliance-related services, representing the company in purchase and sales of properties, defending the municipal code litigation, and monitoring legal risk in real estate documentation.

To ensure success in this field the following skills are needed – strong experience in real estate law and industry knowledge, solid experience in title insurance underwriting, curative and claims, a good understanding of foreclosure, the ability to work under pressure, and meet deadlines; and public speaking skills. A bachelor’s degree in law and being a notary public are some essential qualifications.

Real Estate Attorney Resume example

Real Estate Attorney Resume

Summary : Reviewing and analyzing leases and prepare tenant and landlord estoppels for investment transactions with tenant-occupied dwellings, and also Member of UPS Worldport project team for multi-billion dollar expansion of UPS Airhub in Louisville, KY to centralize air shipment processing and save many millions of dollars.

Skills : Legal, Litigation, Mortgage Default Servicing.

Description :

    1. Consistently represented commercial clients in restructuring loans, defending defaults, and drafting commercial loan documents during the modification and restructuring process.
    2. Represented commercial lending institutions in several states including Texas, California, Arizona, Arkansas, and New Jersey.
    3. Familiared with the necessary loan documents needed to properly secure a commercial loan, including the Note, Deed of Trust, Assignment of Rents, Lease Guarantees, and Note Guarantee agreements.
    4. Served as a general counsel resource for my clients across all states by performing on-site training related to loan performance, servicing compliance, default management, and maximizing the value of difficult loans.
    5. Assisted in all aspects of condemnation matters, including engagement and management of external resources when appropriate.
    6. Assisted on special projects.
    7. Involved initiation and execution of various projects related to training.
    8. Served as the legal liaison to an Area, Region, or Corporate functional department.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        7-10 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Management
        Education
        Education
        MS


        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Summary : Real Estate Attorney Accomplished transactional attorney and asset manager with a broad range of expertise in commercial and industrial real estate. Skilled at negotiating and drafting real estate contracts. Substantial experience providing legal advice for real estate transactions and property management issues to diverse operating units. Resolves development issues. Closes real estate transactions independently without outside counsel. Very strong work ethic.

        Skills : LexisNexis, Microsoft Office, File And Serve Express - E-filing.

        Description :

          1. Managed litigation, defaults and disputes, including foreclosures, landlord-tenant, work-outs, environmental matters and title claims.
          2. Negotiated and documented leases, purchases, sales, assignment agreements, exchange agreements, brokerage and property management agreements, covenants, easements, estoppels, non-disturbance and confidentiality agreements.
          3. Negotiated, drafted and administered economic development and incentive agreements of all types.
          4. Engaged in lease operating expense audits and recovery.
          5. Assisted project teams conducting mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, divestitures and REIT formations.
          6. Examined and resolved environmental issues pertaining to acquisitions, disposals and leased facilities.
          7. Negotiated, drafted and documented leases for UPS customer counters, UPS air service centers, the UPS Store and other UPS retail locations.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        MS


        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Headline : Real Estate Attorney with 5 years of experience in Drafting and negotiating sophisticated lease agreements, lease amendments, letters of intent, REA documents, consent letters and other relevant real estate legal documents, and also Reviewing, analyzing and effectively summarizing lease provisions, REA documents and other real estate agreements.

        Skills : Planning Skills, Real Estates.

        Description :

          1. Managed residential and commercial real estate transactions from inception to completion.
          2. Communicated with all parties to the transaction including clients, real estate agents, lenders, title underwriters, and seller's attorneys regarding pending closings.
          3. Reviewed and analyzed sales contracts, LLC/Corporate documents, Trust documentation and title commitments to determine title requirements and identify title defects.
          4. Satisfied all title requirements and clear all title defects including but not limited to Notices of Commencement, Claims of Lien, Estate Sales, Code Violations, and Judgments.
          5. Reviewed and analyzed title searches, lien searches, estoppels, surveys, and mortgage payoffs.
          6. Prepared and reviewed all necessary closing documents including settlement statements, Warranty/Quit-Claim Deeds, affidavits of sufficient funds, continuous marriage affidavit, and trustee affidavits, equity line affidavits.
          7. Facilitated and conduct closings for short sale and co-operative transactions, which includes the explanation of closing documents and loan packages.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        GED

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Objective : Highly qualified Real Estate Attorney with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

        Skills : Commercial Real Estate, Management, Acquisitions/Dispositions, Due Diligence, Landlord/Tenant.

        Description :

          1. Drafted and negotiated leases, agreements and contracts.
          2. Conducted real estate closings.
          3. Reviewed and negotiated title commitments and surveys.
          4. Supervised the production of hotel development loans.
          5. Corporate filings and dissolutions.
          6. Made-A-Wish Foundation, Metro NY Chapter Board of Directors Member and Chairman of Corporate Documents & Policy Instituted, reviewed and drafted organizational policies & guidelines.
          7. Counseled Foundation in the Law of Non-Profits.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        G.E.D

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Headline : Accomplished Attorney with a law firm as well as government experience and a strong background in Real Estate, Bankruptcy, and other various practice areas. Proven ability to negotiate complex transactions. Seeking a position that will allow me to utilize my legal experience and strong analytical skills while simultaneously zealously advocating for clients and expanding my knowledge base. Licensed to practice in Georgia. Admitted to practice law in Federal Court(s) in The Northern District of Georgia The Middle District of Georgia.

        Skills : Legal, Case Management, Retail.

        Description :

          1. Authorized and signed off on federally funded Commercial and Residential Real Estate loans.
          2. Maintained close relationship with borrowers who were victims of natural disasters and assisted them through the loan process to obtain federally funded residential and commercial loans.
          3. Rendered opinions on whether borrowers have met legal requirements to satisfy loan closing requirements.
          4. Drafted legal checklists & reviewed of loan closing documents and requirements necessary for potential borrowers to obtain and provide the agency in order to secure residential and commercial loans.
          5. Responsible for review of requested loan documentation once received from borrower and communicating directly with the borrower about pending loan and disbursements.
          6. Reviewed and conducted quality control actions on files to insure borrower not committing fraud.
          7. Managed loan closing files for over one thousand borrowers.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        High School Diploma

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Headline : Identifying and assessing risk to the company, recommend course of action and develop solutions, and also Interfacing with business units and cross-functional teams within Sears.

        Skills : Bankruptcy Attorney, Legal.

        Description :

          1. Specialized in commercial real estate development and land use law.
          2. Directed all aspects of complex, commercial real estate transactions for region's largest developers of residential communities, retail centers, mixed-use developments and mitigation banks.
          3. Negotiated contracts, identify & manage risks, understand land use & zoning regulations, and facilitate timely, structured closings, for multi-phase projects.
          4. Negotiated buy-side & sell-side purchase & sale, utility, construction & financing agreements.
          5. Conducted title review, prepare and manage permit and variance requests and secure all entitlements, required licenses, land use, zoning & permit approvals.
          6. Prepared of Declarations of Condominium/Condominium Conversion Documents: preparation and submission of all required documents for approval by State of Florida Division of residential condominiums as wells as preparation of all documentation for the recording of commercial condominiums.
          7. Responsible for assisting clients in obtaining loan modification approvals, short sale approvals, deed in lieu documentation.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        J.D. In Law

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Headline : Serving as outside counsel for Wells Fargo Bank, Mortgage Division, and the attorney of record on more than 100 cases/files involving real estate mortgages, financing, foreclosures, short sales, and bankruptcy matters.

        Skills : Drafting Skills, MS Office.

        Description :

          1. Led and handled over 200 complex matters involving eminent domain, easements, zonings, landlord-tenants, mortgages, secured transactions, construction defect, real estate salesperson commission disputes, broker-client breach of fiduciary duty, and commercial leases Represented multiple small businesses and Fortune 500 companies in various contract disputes across different industries, which include: real estate, insurance, business, construction, and retail, with combined worth of over $75 million dollars.
          2. Experienced in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating complex business contracts.
          3. Drafted and negotiated a combined total of more than 100 rental agreements, licensing agreements, service agreements, assignments, complex commercial leases, and independent contractor agreements.
          4. Managed, developed, and coached a team of 12 people, which consisted of paralegals and legal secretaries.
          5. Supervised staff processes and procedures, client relations, time schedules, and quality performance to case settlement.
          6. Managed a support staff of associate attorneys, closing paralegals, and administrative assistants.
          7. Drafted and prepared various project development or title curative related agreements or other documents for execution by landowners and third parties.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        GED

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Summary : Seasoned Real Estate Attorney with 15 years of legal, business and management experience including more than 5 years of in-house law department experience. Particular focus on commercial real estate transactions through all transaction lifecycle points, from the first phone call, through location and site selection, purchase/sale contract drafting, financing, due diligence and closing.

        Skills : Microsoft Office, Multitaking.

        Description :

          1. Provided legal advice and service on complex legal issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization within the corporate real estate arena; including supervision and management of internal legal team; management and direction of outside counsel.
          2. Liaisoned with other corporate business functions.
          3. Drafted, negotiated and interpretation of various contracts and agreements, management of property management issues; the management of litigation portfolio matters.
          4. Reviewed and negotiation of commercial contracts.
          5. Assisted in the development and oversight of the department budget in conjunction with the company's goals and objectives.
          6. Developed and supervised in-house team.
          7. Provided legal services to corporations and persons engaging in real estate transactions including residential, commercial and new construction closings.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        MS

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Objective : Real Estate Attorney with 5 years of experience in managing and performing tasks and assignments related to project development efforts and commercial title insurance for solar and wind energy projects, including but not limited to.

        Skills : MS Office, Quickbooks.

        Description :

          1. Handled every aspect of real estate transactions from contracts to closings on behalf of buyers, sellers, and banks.
          2. Responsible for closing over 2,000 transactions and have supervised countless more.
          3. Handled the review of, and adjustment for pre-paid expenses including property taxes, insurance, and municipal utilities, as well as for discoveries made during the final walkthrough.
          4. Responsible for matters relating to title insurance and escrow, including procurement of insurance, maintenance of escrow funds, and issuance of checks as well as negotiating for, and handling escrow funds post closing to ensure the transaction closed in the face of minor disputes between the buyer and seller.
          5. Approved title opinions and attended foreclosure hearings as trustee and lenders' counsel.
          6. Reviewed commercial and residential leases and contracts.
          7. Offered negotiating assistance for complex real estate purchases over $500k.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Juris Doctor In Law

        Real Estate Attorney Resume

        Headline : As a Real Estate Attorney, responsible for Assisting in the interpretation of contract documents and in the resolution of disputes related to contract terms, and also Managing litigation and other disputes, including counseling Crown personnel and directing, selecting, managing, and interacting with outside counsel.

        Skills : Microsoft Office, Documentation Skills.

        Description :

          1. Drafted contracts and supporting documentation for the purchase and sales of real property as well as commercial and residential leases.
          2. Managed and conducted residential real property closings totaling over ten million dollars a year.
          3. Managed a book of litigation business worth approximately two hundred thousand dollars a year.
          4. Directed communication with lenders and clients for production of financial documentation to mortgage holders; Landlord/Tenant Actions; preparation of three day notices, complaints for eviction/damages/ejectment.
          5. Reviewed various cases for potential legal liability exposure.
          6. Raised funds on behalf of the Foundation.
          7. Facilitated the funding of cash and lender transactions.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Diploma