Real Estate Attorney (In-House), PHDC
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (“PRA”) and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (“PHDC”) seek to hire a highly motivated attorney to join the Legal Department. Although a PHDC employee, the attorney will also support the PRA in handling various transactional and real estate-related litigation matters. This is an “in-house” position that will include handling general transactional matters related to purchase/sale of real estate, real estate development, and preparation of vendor agreements. The attorney will also be asked to assist with real estate-related litigation (i.e., quiet title actions, eviction/ejectment actions, etc.), monitoring outside counsel with assigned litigation, legislative review, and compliance issues.
EDUCATION AND LICENSING: Juris Doctor degree and admitted to bar, and in good standing, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Minimum 3-4 years of relevant experience in general real estate law and transactional law and/or litigation. The candidate must be able to work under pressure, work independently, manage his/her own workload with little oversight, possess a strong attention to detail and keen analytical skills, and have an awareness of legal and commercial risks. The candidate must be able to understand and interpret statutes, administrative regulations, and case law. Strong oral and written communication skills are also required.
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