Vice President, Senior Counsel - Office Division

Date:  Sep 19, 2022
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)
Location: 

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Legal-Risk Mgmt (Legal_Risk)
Req ID:  40500

Position Summary:

The Vice President, Senior Counsel - Office will be responsible for providing legal support for the leasing operations of Irvine Company Office Properties (the “Division”), which owns and manages office space in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, the Silicon Valley, Chicago and New York.  The position is onsite and located in the Division’s offices at 111 Innovation in Irvine, CA. 

Job Duties:

  • Prepare, negotiate, re-draft and finalize office lease agreements and related documents for new and existing tenants leasing space within the Division’s Office portfolio, and work in close coordination with leasing representatives within the Division to ensure timely execution of lease agreements.
  • More specifically, responsibilities include: (i) preparation and delivery of initial lease drafts, using approved deal term sheets and Office Division Legal lease forms and ancillary provisions, (ii) corresponding directly with tenant’s representative or counsel to solicit and respond to tenant comments, (iii) preparation and delivery of all subsequent lease re-drafts, and (iv) delivery of execution documents to the tenant, either by written or electronic signature.  
  • Support the operations team in the development of new business initiatives/programs.
  • Support Division training efforts, and other tasks as directed by the Division General Counsel.  

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience representing clients in real estate leasing transactions, with significant experience in office building leasing transactions being absolutely required
  • Some experience in an in-house legal environment is also strongly preferred
  • Outstanding analytical, writing and lease drafting skills
  • Team-first mentality - work well with others in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills and a passion to help others.
  • Practical and results oriented approach coupled with analytical rigor.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple matters simultaneously, communicating with internal clients and delivering timely results. 
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Strong communication and reporting skills. 
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel and Google Suite
  • Ability to develop proficiencies in other computer-based technologies used Company-wide, such as Salesforce and Legal Tracker
  • Graduate of a nationally-recognized law school
  • Admitted to California Bar (or able to become a California Registered In-House Counsel)


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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