1+ months

Associate Region Counsel

West Hills, CA 91307
*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.

*D.R. Horton, Inc.*is currently looking for an *_Associate Region Counsel_*. The right candidate under the direction of the Region Counsel, will provide support, assistance and advice on all regions legal matters, with an emphasis on compliance. Review and revise vendor contracts and home purchase agreements. Ensure Divisions' contracts, programs and policies comply with all applicable laws.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
* Provide legal analysis and advice to ensure region and division policies, procedures and contracts comply with all applicable laws and regulations
* Work with the CA Divisions to process submissions to the CA Department of Real Estate
* Review and revise homebuyer contract documents
* Provide advice regarding RESPA issues, FHA/VA compliance and other issues
* Review, negotiate and revise vendor contract documents and handle vendor disputes
* Respond to government inquiries and complaints
* Draft commercial lease documents for premises leased by the divisions
* Provide advice regarding legal issues in construction, home sales and warranty
* Investigate, negotiate and resolve homebuyer and homeowner complaints
* Review marketing contracts and programs and draft documentation and disclosures as necessary
* Provide advice regarding various region matters
* Coordinate outside counsel as necessary
* Ability to travel overnight
* Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
* Regular and reliable attendance
*Supervisory Responsibilities*
May directly supervise 1 or more employees in the Legal Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

*Education and/or Experience*
* Must possess a Jurist Doctoral degree (J.D.) and be a licensed attorney
* Four to six years of experience
* 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 a 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 generall moderate

*Preferred Qualifications*
* Prior experience with corporate or environmental law
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

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. #WeBuildPeople2/*

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**Job:** **Legal*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *Associate Region Counsel*

**Location:** *California-West Hills*

**Requisition ID:** *2104978*


  • Residential
Posted: 2021-08-14 Expires: 2021-10-14

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Associate Region Counsel

D.R. Horton, Inc
West Hills, CA 91307

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