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Attorney (Construction)

Company: Jobot
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Full Service Firm in New Jersey is hiring an attorney for their practiceThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Jessica PorterAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $125,000 - $200,000 per yearA bit about us:Full service firm representing both public and private sector clients in New JerseyWhy join us?Benefits: 100% paid for employee 18 days PTO (flexible) + 10 standard holidays Student loan contribution of $100 - goes straight to lender Retirement Plan: 401k matching - 50% match up to the IRS cap + 2 % of profit share of salaryJob DetailsJob Details:We are seeking a seasoned Permanent Attorney with a background in Construction Law to join our dynamic legal team. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a thriving legal department, where you will be dealing with complex construction-related legal matters. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, detail-oriented professional with a deep understanding of construction law, AIA contracts, and the ability to provide strategic legal advice on construction projects.Responsibilities:1. Serve as the primary legal advisor for construction-related matters across the organization, providing clear, concise, and practical legal advice.2. Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of construction contracts, including AIA contracts, ensuring that they are legally sound and align with the company's business objectives.3. Handle disputes and litigation related to construction projects, including managing outside counsel as needed.4. Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and provide appropriate legal solutions.5. Stay abreast of developments in construction law and related areas to ensure the company is in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.6. Provide training to internal teams on construction law topics and contract management best practices.7. Participate in risk management and strategic planning processes related to construction projects.Qualifications:1. Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required.2. Must be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction.3. A minimum of 7 years of experience as a construction lawyer, preferably in a law firm or corporate legal department.[A book of business is a plus, but not a requirement]4. Extensive experience with AIA contracts and a deep understanding of construction law.5. Proven track record of handling complex construction disputes and litigation.6. Excellent negotiation, drafting, and analytical skills.7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.8. Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex legal concepts to non-legal audiences.9. High ethical standards and professionalism, with a commitment to confidentiality and integrity.This is a fantastic chance for a seasoned construction attorney to join a dynamic team and make a significant impact on our organization. If you are a driven, detail-oriented lawyer with a passion for construction law, we would love to hear from you.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Cherry Hill , Attorney (Construction), Legal , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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