Development Counsel
McDonald's - Oak Brook, IL

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The Division Business and Development Counsel Team are comprised of lawyers and other professionals who provide legal services and support to McDonald's U.S.A. A segment of the lawyers on the team provide legal services focused in the area of real estate, with an emphasis on the acquisition and development of new sites for McDonald's restaurants.

This person will be expected to provide advice and counsel to regional and department management and other clients on real estate matters with an emphasis on the acquisition and development of real estate for new McDonald's restaurant sites. Other areas of responsibility include, among other things: assessing legal risks and opportunities within the area of real estate law and advising clients accordingly; determining whether legal clearance can be provided for a potential rebuild site; supervising paralegals assisting in the acquisition and development of real estate for new McDonald's restaurant sites; construction issues related to the development of new McDonald's restaurants; assisting in the development of policies and procedures; supervising outside counsel and handling legal matters or projects ranging from simple to complex. This position will also participate on cross-functional teams, introduce new and creative problem solving approaches and serve as a center of excellence for a discreet function within the real estate practice area.

Minimum Requirements

  • A J.D. degree and a license to practice law are required.
  • A minimum of three years' technical experience preferred
  • Experience in the commercial real estate area is required.
  • Other desired skills/qualities include: excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills, ability to handle multiple projects, ability to handle deadline pressures and sensitive information, ability to work well individually and also as part of a team.

United States


Oak Brook

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McDonald’s Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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