Revantage

Corporate Counsel

Job Locations US-Chicago

WHO WE ARE

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies.  Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team.  We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance.
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes.
  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams.
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible.
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners.

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE

As part of the Revantage legal team, the Corporate Counsel will directly support Blackstone’s growing U.S. multi-family presence, through working with LivCor and various joint ventures.  Responsibilities include commercial contracts, corporate governance, compliance, and other general corporate matters.  This position provides a great opportunity to develop skills as a well-rounded in-house counsel and is ideal for a business-oriented attorney with strong customer service skills and the ability to learn quickly.  This position is based out of the Revantage headquarters in Chicago, IL.

 

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

Corporate Legal Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and ownership of all commercial agreements, including preparing, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of high-value and sensitive commercial agreements, such as IT and SAAS contacts, consulting agreements, and other vendor agreements
  • Draft secretary’s certificates, advise on signing authority, and support corporate governance function
  • Engage with and respond to stakeholders on corporate legal questions

Litigation and Media Escalation Oversight:

  • Guide stakeholders in ordinary course litigation matters with support from Revantage Risk
  • Support asset management, operations, and communications teams in escalation of sensitive matters including media inquiries

Regulatory Responsibilities:

  • Assist with regulatory compliance program, with support from Revantage Head of Legal Compliance
  • Oversee external counsel tracking of key regulatory matters
  • Assist review and recommendations regarding future regulatory landscape

Real Estate Operations:

  • Prepare, review and negotiate property management agreements
  • Prepare, review and negotiate property-level operational contracts
  • Assist other attorneys in property operational support function

Other Responsibilities:

  • Support roles in various legal department initiatives, aimed at the implementation of process and technology improvements to build Revantage Legal into a best-in-class legal department
  • Support special projects and ad hoc requests of other attorneys
  • Optional travel, including potential to participate in site visits, offsites, and conferences

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor degree
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience at a large or mid-size law firm with a sophisticated corporate practice or similar experience in-house
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must have strong drafting, communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred:

  • Prior real estate legal experience 

PERKS FOR YOU

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com

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