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Lead Paralegal, Real Estate (based in Minnesota)

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 1, 2023
Closing date
Jun 28, 2023

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Category
Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
LEAD PARALEGAL, REAL ESTATE (hybrid)

Classification: Exempt

Date: April 2023

About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

To match the signature style and passion of Target's distinctive and beloved retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of legal pros, each with valuable expertise from several disciplines. Whether specializing in law, government affairs, employee relations, risk, compliance, ethics, security or food safety, we use our expertise and influence to advocate for Target, support Target's business and mitigate risk for the company. We work with both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target's ability to conduct business productively, ethically and securely. Through our understanding of Target's business models and operations, we facilitate Target's growth, and provide guidance that leaders rely on to make appropriate, well-informed decisions. Simultaneously, we help protect the business by applying our comprehensive understanding of risk and the law on issues that impact our brand, guests, team members, stores, distribution centers and corporate locations.

As Lead Paralegal, Real Estate, you will:

  • Work autonomously to investigate title and survey and work directly with internal business partners, the Real Estate team attorneys, external vendors and adverse external legal professionals to solve any identified issues;
  • Develop and revise internal procedures, policies, and guidelines with respect to title insurance policy and endorsement coverages and costs;
  • Prepare, review, approve and execute real estate closings, prepare internal post-closing memoranda and ensure all final closing documents are delivered to the relevant business partners within Target Properties;
  • Review and interpret commercial real estate documents, identify legal and business issues and recommend solutions to attorneys on the Real Estate team and internal business partners; and
  • Draft and negotiate various legal documents used in connection with our new stores, existing stores, supply chain and corporate real estate matters including site acquisitions, leasing, and dispositions.


Other duties as assigned:
  • Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.


About you:
  • Four-year college degree; Paralegal Certificate or combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of commercial real estate transactional experience including title and survey review and negotiating and drafting a wide variety of commercial real estate agreements in a law firm and/or corporate law department setting
  • Detail-oriented and possessing excellent written, communication and analytical skills
  • Task-oriented with an excellent sense of prioritization; highly organized with the ability to work independently, to manage multiple projects, and to work well under pressure. Must be able to manage time efficiently and to handle conflicting time demands and focus on timely task completion with little direction or oversight
  • High level of curiosity, self-motivation, initiative and organization, with the ability to be resilient and adaptable to risk, uncertainty, and changing directions, and to seek out assistance and advice from others when needed
  • Comfortable asking questions and making specific recommendations in ambiguous situations
  • Flexible team player and comfortable working and collaborating with individuals at all levels within, and outside of, the organization
  • Able to establish and maintain effective and trusted relationships with both internal and external partners
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, SharePoint, OneDrive, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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