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Compass is a technology-driven real estate platform revolutionizing traditional brokerage.
New York City    Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019
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As a Senior Counsel at Compass, you work on exciting matters that require proactive legal guidance. You're part of a group of talented in-house lawyers & the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively & constructively. You are energetic & collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compasss business & work with employees across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven & you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team.

At Compass You Will:

  • Provide day-to-day business-focused legal advice to multiple cross-functional teams on a broad range of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures & other strategic transactions
  • Serve as a lead attorney responsible for counseling the business team on structuring, negotiating, & consummating transactions
  • Draft, review & negotiate transaction documents
  • Oversee deal due diligence
  • Engage & manage outside counsel
  • Support the continuous improvement of our form agreements & legal processes
  • Manage & develop other talented attorneys

What We Look For:

  • Strong academic credentials including a JD & membership in good standing in at least one state bar (NY bar a plus)
  • 5-7 years of top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Extensive background in M&A transactions
  • Confidence operating in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills & the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure in a dynamic, fluid environment
  • A team player with low ego who can effectively work with & manage other attorneys & legal professionals
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills & an ability to clearly & simply explain complex ideas

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyones place.

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