Real Estate Counsel or Partner

New York, NY


Our client is looking for a Counsel or Partner with a minimum of seven years of experience to join its Real Estate practice. The ideal candidate should have broad experience with commercial transactions. Our client’s practice involves purchases, sales, financings, space and ground leases, and work-outs of commercial real estate in the New York area, Florida and other U.S. jurisdictions. They commonly deal with joint ventures, tenancies-in-common, condominium arrangements and other sophisticated agreements among co-owners.

The candidate is expected to have some level of portables, preferably in excess of $250,000 per annum.

About the Firm

Our client is a top-tier, full-service, mid-sized law firm; receiving recognition in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Legal 500 and has been named one of the top 20 Best Mid-sized Law Firms in the US by the National Law Journal. The Real Estate Law practice has been acknowledged by the prestigious client and peer-reviewed directory Chambers USA for Real Estate: Mainly Dirt (New York) and recognized as “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Tier 1” in New York City Metropolitan and “Tier 2” Nationally. Their real estate attorneys are nationally recognized by client and peer-reviewed rating groups such as Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for their abilities and effectiveness in real estate law.

The firm has the capacity to handle clients’ matters on the highest level in various fields of law, including, but not limited to: Corporate, Shareholder Activism, Bankruptcy, Advertising, Commercial Litigation, ERISA, Employment Practices, IP, Real Estate, and Tax matters. They offer excellent benefits as well as competitive salaries.

The firm is an EOE/M/F/D/V.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in commercial transactions
  • Experience at Partner level in a law firm environment is highly regarded
  • Portable book of business, preferably in excess of $250,000 annually
  • High level of academic achievement
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Must have the ability to first chair significant matters
  • Confident, mature presence and speaking ability
  • Admission to the New York bar is required


$350,000-$400,000 base compensation, plus origination percentages scale




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $350,000-$400,000 base compensation, plus origination percentages scale

Date Active: 4.14.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

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