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Dorsey: Real Estate Associate

03 Oct 2018 4:18 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

Real Estate Associate

Dorsey is seeking a Real Estate Associate with three to five years of experience to join our Minneapolis office. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, development, financing and work outs. Specifically, you will handle the following types of tasks for real estate finance matters:

- Drafting and negotiating mortgages and other loan documents on behalf lenders and borrowers

- Overseeing title and survey reviews, lease abstracting, and related due diligence

- Drafting and reviewing local counsel opinions for mortgage transactions


Are you ready to take the next step in your career as a real estate finance attorney? If so, we strongly encourage you to apply for this opportunity.


You will join a group of 12 Real Estate attorneys in Minneapolis who represent developers, contractors, architects, corporate users and governmental authorities in connection with the purchase, zoning, permitting, financing and development of real estate, the construction and leasing of facilities and the sale of completed projects. Our attorneys also represent corporate users, retailers, real estate investors, REITs and property managers in the purchase, financing, leasing, management, operation and sale of real estate assets.


We'd love to hear from you if you meet the following requirements:

- 3-5 years of commercial real estate experience

- Excellent communication and writing skills

- Top academic credentials


Minnesota state bar admission is preferred.


Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.


Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community.


You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.


About Dorsey

Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.


Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success:

- Banking and Financial Institutions

- Development and Infrastructure

- Energy & Natural Resources

- Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

- Healthcare

- Technology


Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.


One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

- Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

- 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

- Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)

- Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)


How to Apply

Dorsey accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

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