Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a senior-level Real Estate Paralegal with experience in commercial real estate development and finance transactions to join our sophisticated affordable housing and community development real estate practice. This position can be located in our New Jersey, Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia office. This high performing and detail-oriented individual will assist attorneys with major affordable housing and community development real estate transactions, including the preparation and negotiation of loan documents, review of title, survey and other due diligence, organization of pre- and post-closing documents, and management of transactions and closings. This position offers a hybrid work schedule of 3 days a week in the office.
This position requires a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent technical writing skills, are essential. Must be able to work independently, as well as with a team and with clients. Intermediate-level skills working with Microsoft Office applications, document management systems and time-keeping software are necessary. Must be able to work overtime when needed.
A college degree and 5+ years commercial real estate experience with a law firm, title company, mortgage company or other related entity is required. Past work on affordable housing and/or community development transactions is not required.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.