Mid-Level/Senior Associate, Real Estate

September 30, 2022
Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description

About the Real Estate Section

Mintz’s real estate practice represents domestic and international clients in sophisticated, large-scale real estate acquisition, disposition, joint venture, development, financing, and leasing transactions. Our team represents Fortune 50 to 500 companies, landlords and tenants, and corporate, institutional, and individual owners and developers of office, retail, and other commercial projects across the country. We pride ourselves on helping clients efficiently navigate risks and opportunities in the ever-changing real estate market.


The preferred candidate is a member of the California Bar with a minimum of three years of experience in broad-based transactional commercial real estate including experience with financing, leasing and acquisition and disposition transactions, with a demonstrated ability to provide efficient legal service both independently and as part of a team. Candidates for this position must be willing to quickly integrate into our robust national real estate practice, committed to providing the highest quality of client service in support of a broad range of complicated transactions, and dedicated to professional development consistent with this partnership track position. Strong academic credentials, excellent critical reasoning skills, and the ability to effectively communicate complex legal concepts are required.

Collaboration with team members is an important component of any role at Mintz. Therefore, the firm encourages working from the office approximately 60% of the time in accordance with the firm’s published guidelines.


  • Graduated with a JD or LLM from an ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to or eligible for admission to the California Bar
  • A minimum of three years of experience representing sophisticated owners and operators of commercial real estate as borrower, buyer or seller, and landlord
  • Familiarity with the full life-cycle of a transaction and ability to review and comment on loan documents, leases and purchase agreements
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills as this position requires immediate partner and client contact
  • A high level of professionalism in working and engaging with demanding clients and sophisticated investors
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple competing priorities and responsibilities, be highly organized and exercise extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in team settings

All Mintz employees are required to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination unless they have a medical or religious basis precluding vaccination for which they are legally entitled to an exemption from the requirement that can be accommodated by the firm. Consistent with this requirement, prior to your start date you will be required to provide proof that you have received all recommended doses in the primary series and one booster when eligible. Generally, we consider an employee eligible for the booster if they completed the primary series of the vaccine at least six months ago and have not tested positive for COVID-19 in the prior 90 days. Getting a second booster is not necessary to be considered up to date at this time.

About Mintz

Mintz is an Am Law 100 law firm with over 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting challenges. We advise business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors on pivotal deals, disputes, and regulatory matters within our core practice areas. We are strategically located to meet the needs of our clients, with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, DC, and London.

The salary range for this position is $295,000 to $370,000. This position is bonus eligible.
Mintz offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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