Corporate Counsel

This Corporate Counsel will provide support to the SVP, General Counsel and VP, General Counsel with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and vendor contract review.

If you’re looking for work-life balance and have a passion for real estate, this is the role for you! You’ll be joining a small team of attorneys and support staff, you will have the autonomy to manage your work. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of transactional experience in an attorney capacity; in-house experience is preferred but not required.

What You’ll Do

Real Estate

  • Review, negotiate and draft real estate transaction agreements
  • Review and perform customary real estate due diligence matters
  • Review and prepare real estate closing documents and assist with closings
  • Review, negotiate and draft real estate-related agreements and documents including easements, escrow agreements, and side letter agreements
  • Provide advice on contract interpretation


  • Draft, review and negotiate leases, renewals and other leasing related documents
  • Assist with managing legal component of lease assignment and subletting processes
  • Assist with managing legal component of tenant collections program

Asset Management; General Corporate

  • Review and advise on property specific issues identified by facilities management partners and asset managers
  • Coordinate training/education for asset managers and facility management partners on legal aspects of their jobs as well as processes and procedures developed to ensure efficient operation of the properties
  • Review and advise on legal matters affecting day-to-day (property management) and financial operation (asset management) of properties
  • Draft, review and negotiate documents affecting day-to-day operations of properties, including Vendor Services Agreements, Purchase Orders, Rights of Entry and other property management related document
  • Review, negotiate and prepare general contracts for company

Corporate Finance

  • Assist in corporate and property-level financing
  • Review, negotiate and draft corporate finance transaction agreements and documents
  • Assist with equity offerings and due diligence

Corporate Governance

  • Assist in preparation and review of Board and Committee charters, policies, and submissions
  • Review and prepare Company policies and procedures
  • Assist in review and drafting of Company SEC filings
  • Assist in review and drafting of press releases
  • Assist in preparations for annual shareholder meetings

What You’ll Need

  • Juris Doctor Degree and other strong academic education
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a corporate transactional attorney with a strong background in commercial real estate and leasing matters

Competencies and Specific Skills Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or Equivalent Applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Self-Confidence, meeting management, and client relationships management
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations and be able to withhold confidential information
  • Ability to monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Strong organizational and time management discipline
  • Solid judgment and ability to resolve conflicts efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to multi-task and operate effectively in stressful situations

Physicians Realty Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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