Staff Attorney II

Date:  Dec 28, 2021
Property:  131 THEORY (2146)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Legal-Risk Mgmt (Legal_Risk)
Req ID:  38948

Position Summary:

This is an exciting in-house opportunity to partner with our Apartments Division. Our Staff Attorney II will provide day-to-day support to Irvine Company Apartment Communities onsite property management teams regarding landlord-tenant issues. The position will be based in the Company’s 131 Theory Campus.

Job Duties:

  • Provide day to day support to community management personnel regarding landlord-tenant issues
  • Provide legal counsel and guidance on residential leasing and operational issues 
  • Assist with updating and maintaining residential lease packet and related documents 
  • Assist with drafting and maintaining training materials 
  • Research critical legal issues and provide practical, balanced recommendations
  • Review subpoenas and prepare appropriate responses
  • Prepare, issue, maintain and release litigation holds
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Willing to work in the office (remote work is not available for this position)
    Graduate of an accredited law school
  • Admitted to California Bar
  • 2 to 4 years of experience as a licensed attorney
  • Experience in landlord-tenant, mold litigation or related areas of law
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and research skills 
  • Practical and results oriented approach coupled with analytical rigor
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple matters simultaneously, communicate with internal clients and deliver timely results  
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently as well as participate in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Tech-savvy professional is a must - strong computer proficiency in G Suite, familiarity with Legal Tracker preferred
  • Ability to quickly adapt and embrace new work-based technologies that are adopted by the Company from time to time 



About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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