1+ months

Associate Region Counsel

Annapolis, MD 21401
*D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,*was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

*Associate Counsel, Mid-Atlantic Region*

Nation's largest homebuilderand Fortune 250 firmseeks experienced real estate attorney to assist Region General Counsel in the drafting, negotiation, and closing of complex land/lot transactions throughout its fast-growing Mid-Atlantic Region.Responsibilities will include supervision of real estate matters, including review of purchase and sale agreements, financing/security documents, title and survey, as well as miscellaneous corporate issues. This is a rare opportunity to join the growing homebuilding sector, interest is high, and we expect to begin interviews quickly, so please do not hesitate to apply.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
* Provide legal advice related to land acquisition and development, including drafting contracts and related documents, working with division personnel, handling closings, consulting with and coordinating outside counsel as necessary
* Review and revise homebuyer contract documents; advise regarding RESPA issues and other issues
* Review and revise subcontractor contract documents, handle disputes
* Review safety programs, review and revise manual and written policies, handle safety issues including OSHA
* Review marketing contract and programs; draft documentation as necessary
* Provide advice regarding employment matters and issues; assist in drafting job descriptions; handle disputes, draft policies, involve outside counsel as necessary
* Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
* Ability to travel overnight
* Coordinate outside counsel as necessary
* Provide advice regarding legal issues in construction and warranty
* Provide advice regarding various other region matters
*Supervisory Responsibilities*
* May have supervisory responsibilities

*Required Qualifications*
* Juris Doctorate from a regionally-accredited law school.
* Must be licensed to practice in_at least_one of the following states: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania.
* Substantial or progressive legal experience practicing law and supervising legal professionals for approximately 5 to 15 years, with heavy emphasis on complex real estate transactions (including the drafting, review and negotiation ofpurchase and sale agreements, financing/security documents, and title and survey review). (Strong candidates with less than 5 years' experience will be considered.)
* A team player who has the ability to interact with people at all levels of the company, and independently handle the miscellaneous issues that arise in a public homebuilding business.
* Must reside in or be willing to relocate to (or within daily commute distance of) the Annapolis, Maryland area.
* More than ten years of related experience and/or training
* Licensed attorney
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
* Proficiency with MS Office and email
* Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision
* The noise level is generally moderate

*Preferred Qualifications*

* Strong communication skills
* Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
* Willingness to travel (approx. once per month)
* In-house counsel experience.
* Experience handling real estate transactions in some or all of the following states: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
* Significant experience representing homebuilders or similar real estate developers.
* Major law firm experience.
* Strong academics. Law review preferred.

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

Medical, Vision and Dental
* 401(K)
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan
* Flex Spending Accounts
* Life Insurance
* Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

*Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, Americas Builder.*

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**Job:** **Other*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *Associate Region Counsel*

**Location:** *MD-Annapolis*

**Requisition ID:** *2101222*


  • Residential
Posted: 2021-03-03 Expires: 2021-05-09

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Associate Region Counsel

D.R. Horton, Inc
Annapolis, MD 21401

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