1+ months

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.

D.R. Horton, Inc. Americas Builder Associate Counsel, Mid-Atlantic Region

Nation's largest homebuilder and Fortune 250 firm seeks 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


1. Juris Doctorate from a regionally-accredited law school.

2. Must be licensed to practice in_at least_one of the following states: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania.

3. 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.)

4. 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.

5. Must reside in or be willing to relocate to (or within daily commute distance of) the Annapolis, Maryland area.


1. Strong academics. Law review preferred.

2. Major law firm experience.

3. Significant experience representing homebuilders or similar real estate developers.

4. Experience handling real estate transactions in some or all of the following states: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

5. In-house counsel experience.

6. Willingness to travel (approx. once per month).

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:** **Administrative*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *Region Counsel*

**Location:** *MD-Annapolis*

**Requisition ID:** *2004902*



  • Residential
Posted: 2020-10-24 Expires: 2021-02-12

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Region Counsel

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