Vice President Senior Leasing Counsel - Office Division ($183,300.00-$241,000.00)

Date:  Nov 14, 2023
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Legal-Risk Mgmt (Legal_Risk)
Req ID:  42700

Position Summary:

The Vice President, Senior Leasing Counsel 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 Group General Counsel.  

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience representing clients in office leasing transactions, with extensive experience drafting and negotiating sophisticated office lease agreements being an absolute requirement
  • Substantial experience drafting ancillary office leasing documents, such as lease amendments and sublease consents
  • Some experience in managing office leasing litigation and working 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 for helping 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)


Base Pay Range: $183,300.00 - $241,000.00


Actual placement within this range may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.

The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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