Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: (i) negotiating, drafting documents for and closing commercial real estate transactions (sales, purchases and leases), including analysis and resolution of title issues related to such transactions (ii) negotiating and drafting contracts, (iii) reviewing, drafting and advising clients regarding historic preservation, open space and other conservation easements, (iv) negotiating, advising and closing public procurements (vertical construction preferable), (v) litigating cases related to contracts, real estate, construction, and historic preservation/open space/conservation easements. Candidates should have a history of advising clients on transactional or litigation matters, with an emphasis on the ability to communicate well with all levels of understanding regarding complex issues. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills as evidenced by writing samples and references. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two to five years of relevant experience.
Admission to the Virginia State Bar is required. This attorney will work as part of a team providing legal services to agencies in the Commonwealth on transactional real estate matters, historic preservation, open space and conservation easements, construction procurement and contracts negotiation, drafting and administration, and litigation of related matters in state and federal courts. The position may work with any and all agencies and institutions of the Commonwealth during the performance of these duties. Located in Richmond, this position reports to the Chief of the Real Estate and Land Use Section. As with all positions, other duties as necessary or appropriate may also be assigned. Some overnight travel may be required.