JOB DESCRIPTION RH is seeking a Legal Counsel. This position reports to the Senior Counsel, Real Estate will provide a broad range of legal services to the Company, with a focus on matters related to real estate, including leasing, real estate disputes, real estate operations on both retail and supply chain sides, and associated areas of risk management. This position will be exposed to and work directly with a variety of business and service units for RH.
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Take immediate responsibility of basic real estate matters (lease amendments, letters of intent, amending contractor, architect and other development agreements, and related legal and compliance issues).
Lead real estate transactions and new leases under the supervision.
Lead various aspects of real estate administration (closing checklists, lease and purchase agreement summaries, key date trackers, and commencement date memoranda).
Advise internal clients on real estate issues for our construction, development, retail, home office, hospitality, and supply chain teams, such as contract drafting and interpretation.
Provide general operational advice based on lease provisions.
Advise on legal aspects of Company transactions and operations, including commercial transactions and other matters.
Support Supervising Attorney with respect to transactional, litigation, bankruptcy, regulatory and compliance work.
Review, negotiate, draft, and advise on all types of contracts involving Company arrangements with contractors, vendors, landlords, subtenants, sellers, and other parties related to real estate matters.
Work with associates across the Company's business divisions and affiliates on a variety of business and legal matters.
Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Supervising Attorney or other Company officers.
Some travel, domestic and international, may be involved.
2+ years of experience as a real estate attorney.
Effectively identify, promote, and apply technologies to maximize efficiency in carrying out assignments.
Oversee a broad range of projects of varying degrees of complexity, adapting procedures as needed to meet business needs.
Live and teach Our Core Values, Our Leadership Contract, and Leadership is a Choice.
Experienced with large or complex transactions with multiple parties and leading teams.
RH's Legal Department is highly collegial with a strong team spirit.
Associates are expected to be self-reliant and pitch in when and where needed.
Strong proficiency in proofreading.
Deadline and detail-oriented.
Ability to prioritize and multitask multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive, and Outlook.
Must be a member of the California State Bar and in good standing.
Must have a JD from an accredited law school.
Experience with a nationally recognized top-tier law firm is highly preferred.
International experience is a plus.
Assist in reviewing insurance provisions as it relates to real estate and construction matters, including bonding.
Support the various businesses associated with the real estate development transaction including alcohol licensing and permitting.
ABOUT US RH is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.