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Division Counsel

Edgewater, MD 21037
*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 a*Division Counsel*. The right candidate will oversee and coordinate all division legal matters, with an emphasis on land acquisition.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide legal advice related to land acquisition, land use, entitlement, zoning, and development, including reviewing and drafting contracts, title and land development documents, and other related documents; working with the title company, municipalities, and special districts; handling closings; consulting with and coordinating with outside counsel
Review and revise homebuyer contract documents; advise regarding RESPA issues, FHA/VA compliance and other home sale issues
Review and revise homeowner association documents and provide advice on homeowner association issues. Review marketing contract and programs; draft documentation as necessary
Assist in managing division litigation, including coordination with outside counsel regarding active and potential litigation matters; the provision of documents and information pertinent to active or potential litigation; attendance at hearings, settlement conferences, and related proceedings
Assist and advise the Division Human Resources Manager with manager training regarding employment policies and practices
Assist and advise the Division Human Resources Manager regarding safety programs, the review and revision of manual and written policies, and safety issues including OSHA
Review and revise subcontractor contract documents, handle disputes
Provide advice regarding employment matters and issues
Provide advice regarding legal issues in construction and warranty
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
Handle customer disputes; coordinate with outside counsel as necessary
Provide advice regarding various other division matters
Assist in drafting job descriptions

*Supervisory Responsibilities*

* Supervises 2 or more employees

*Required Qualifications*

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Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.)

Five to seven years of experience and/or training

Must be a licensed attorney and in good standing with state bar association(s) of which you are a member

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*

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Prior experience in 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


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:** **Legal*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *Division Counsel*

**Location:** *MD-Edgewater*

**Requisition ID:** *2301758*


  • Residential
Posted: 2023-05-09 Expires: 2023-06-09

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