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Quality Technology Services, LLC Corporate Counsel in Overland Park, Kansas

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Corporate Counsel (Real Estate) is a member of the legal team who reports to the Deputy General Counsel, VP - Real Estate and supports the company’s real estate activities and operations, such as acquisitions / dispositions, leasing, zoning and land use, entitlements, real estate finance, tax incentives, and other real estate development activities. This position maintains compliance with relevant contract policies and procedures and provides direct support to the company’s acquisition and development team and business units.


Real Estate Matters:

  • Support the legal aspects of the company’s real estate activities, operations, and transactions. This includes the negotiation and drafting of various legal documents and agreements, including those pertaining to real estate purchase/sale agreements, financing, leasing, tax incentives, economic development projects, title review and insurance, zoning and land use, easements and restrictive covenants, and management of multiple deals and deal flow.

  • Role would include working with outside counsel, counterparties, vendors, insurers, and other third parties.Role would include working with outside counsel, counterparties, insurers, and other third parties.

Non-Real Estate Matters:

  • Based on the needs of the company, responsibility for various non-real estate legal and general business matters

  • Responsibility for various commercial law matters

  • Assist with a variety of business-related functions and provide sound legal and business judgment on matters including loans, equity raises, joint ventures, acquisitions, construction

Basic Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school with strong academic credentials

  • Admission to the Bar of a U.S. state or the District of Columbia

  • Three or more years of legal experience as a practicing lawyer working in a general corporate transactional practice, preferably real estate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with project finance and/or asset-based lending

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Hands-on, self-starter who is disciplined and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting that requires a highly accurate and timely work product

  • Agile and versatile; comfortable with new and unfamiliar subject matter; easily adaptable to change

  • Able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality

  • Enterprising and entrepreneurial

  • Able to take initiative with no direction

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong listening, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong work ethic and accountability to deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and evolving business environment

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel), Box, Workday, DocuSign

  • Excellent analytical, time-management, judgment and decision-making skills

  • Possess ambition and an optimistic attitude

  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage competing priorities and demands on time

  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills

  • Able to effectively manage complicated legal and business issues

  • Ability to effectively manage others, including outside counsel and service providers

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or discrimination claim.

The "Know Your Rights" Poster is included here:

Know Your Rights (English) (http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf)

Know Your Rights (Spanish)

The pay transparency policy is available here:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Poster-Formatted (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

QTS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to talentacquisition@qtsdatacenters.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.