REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL

About the Company

EPRT is a rapidly growing single tenant net lease publicly traded REIT based in Princeton, NJ. The Company was formed in April 2016 and currently manages over $3.0 billion in single tenant net lease investments. EPRT is staffed with a well-capitalized, seasoned investment team that is seeking to grow.

Position Summary

As EPRT’s Real Estate Paralegal, you will be responsible for ensuring timely and professional legal support to our national portfolio of properties. Your specialization in the Paralegal space will allow you to aid our Asset Management team. This role will provide you exposure to several facets of our organization: including, Asset Management, Investments and Finance.

Asset Management Related Matters

  • Manage and coordinate landlord—tenant matters (e.g., lease interpretation, tenant notices, lease agreements, lease amendments, letter agreements, lease terminations, consents to sublease, lease assignments, collateral assignments and leasehold mortgages, alterations and improvements, landlord waivers and subordinations, landlord estoppel certificates, license agreements)
  • Manage and coordinate leasing and disposition transactions including due diligence disclosures, document drafting and processing, communications with third parties, and pre- and post-closing tasks
  • Prepare interdepartmental reports and communications
  • Various research projects, analyses, and document preparation and processing
  • Assist with tenant bankruptcies
  • Monitor and work on condemnation/easement/third-party request matters
  • Prepare documentation to finalize transactions (e.g., temporary and permanent easements, deeds, contracts for purchase and sale, amendments to REAs)
  • Monitor active files and follow up on matters proactively
  • Assist with other projects as assigned
  • Comply with document retention policy and procedure and conduct quality control of files for input into the document management system
  • Assist with on-going document retention and corporate records retention as needed

Competenices

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant or on-point legal experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or significant experience in commercial real estate transaction law preferred
  • A paralegal certificate from an ABA approved school (or otherwise meet requirements)
  • Combination of education, training, experience, skills and other characteristics that would provide the requisite knowledge and abilities in support of the essential job functions
  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe, Access and preferably YARDI experience
  • Perform a variety of duties within established time frames, demonstrating flexibility and ability to change from one task to another as circumstances dictate
  • Highly reliable; have an effective working relationship with colleagues and work well with a diverse group of attorneys, paralegals and other legal staff, as well as business and other contacts
  • Solid organizational and administrative skills, including performing duties with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Work relatively independently and identify potentially more effective methods of work operation
  • Sound analytical and critical thinking abilities upon which more highly tuned skills could be developed with additional time and experience
  • Reasonably strong understanding of basic legal document drafting
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written), ability to be supervised and take direction, while working independently and taking the initiative to seek guidance as appropriate

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.

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Essential Properties Realty Trust

info@essentialproperties.com
609.436.0619
47 Hulfish Street, Suite 210
Princeton, NJ 08542