The New York office of Akerman LLP seeks a Real Estate Associate with 2 to 3 years of experience at top New York Real Estate practice, handling commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis on real estate finance, to work with its growing national lending practice. Experience representing lenders and borrowers in commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans is preferred, and joint venture experience a bonus. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience drafting and negotiating loan documents and being part of the closing teams. Stellar academics, strong attention to detail, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills a must. Must be a member of the New York State Bar. The candidate will work on sophisticated real estate transactions with a close-knit, energetic team of real estate finance lawyers, who work hard but also have a lot of fun doing deals together.
Annual base salary: $195,000 - $210,000 (Akerman LLP is not a lock-step firm. The exact amount of salary for this position is dependent on a variety of factors). In addition to base salary, Akerman offers an annual discretionary bonus, paid time off, professional and client development allowance, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k Profit Sharing Plan (employee-only contribution plan), and a pre-tax transportation benefit.
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