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American Tower Attorney I in Woburn, Massachusetts

The Team

The U.S. Division of American Tower is seeking an Attorney I to join the Real Estate Legal & Compliance group. As an Attorney I in the Real Estate Legal & Compliance group, your responsibilities will include, without limitation, drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and interpreting various real estate leases, lease amendments, easements, and other legal agreements and documents relative to American Tower’s real property interests and related assets. You will also participate in and help drive process and template improvement projects to enhance efficiency and accuracy in daily transactions. Likewise, you will be responsible for identifying, analyzing, and resolving problematic real estate-related issues in order to mitigate American Tower’s risk exposure, resolve issues that may impact relationships with customers, vendors, real estate owners, or other third parties, and ensure negotiated terms comply with American Tower requirements. You will also consistently collaborate with your business partners and internal customers to share pertinent legal concepts and any transaction or project-related risks associated with deals and projects in order to support and advance American Tower’s business strategy and objectives while protecting American Tower’s interests.

What You Need To Succeed

  • Juris Doctor and license to practice law in any state required.

  • Between 1-3 years of experience working with contract/license drafting and negotiation strongly preferred.

  • Strong negotiation skills; ability to effectively resolve complex issues and conflicts in relation to agreement and contract compliance.

  • Attention to detail in the preparation and review of contracts and supporting documents; strong legal drafting skills.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.

  • Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results.

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment.

What You Can Offer Us

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of applicable customer and/or landowner agreements; regularly communicate with external customers regarding contractual rights and obligations; negotiate resolutions to customer issues related to non- compliance.

  • Coordinate and communicate with internal departments to satisfactorily resolve issues with property owners and/or external customers.

  • Prepare new license agreements, amendments, ground lease documents, access and utility agreements, use authorization and consent agreements, memoranda of leases, and consent and notice letters in compliance with Company’s standards.

  • Prepare legal analyses of and negotiate resolution of property owner transactions, customer requests, project permitting, and the adoption of applicable legislation or regulations.

  • Help resolve title curative issues, including but not limited to missing deeds, missing memoranda of lease/assignments, utility and access easement issues, mortgages, all liens (except mechanic’s), probate issues, improper signature authority, and issues concerning Company entities; work with external title companies in accordance with internal policy.

  • Other duties as assigned.

American Tower is a global digital infrastructure company serving customers through tower sites and other real estate solutions that support connectivity and opportunity, focused on achieving our vision of Building a More Connected World. Our success is rooted in the potential of our people and the power of local teams at our offices and sites across 25 countries.

We are one of the largest global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and a publicly traded (NYSE:AMT), Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The next decade will be an exciting time as we evolve our infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s needs and position our people to elevate their impact, their potential, and our shared success. Come grow your career with us!

For more information about how American Tower is building a more connected world, visit americantower.com.

American Tower is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, reproductive decisions, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Requisition ID : 540

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