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Real Estate Paralegal

Consultative Search Group
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

A large global law firm is seeking a Paralegal to support their Project Development and Real Estate group. This role can be based in any US office.


  • Provide paralegal support for real estate, project development, and infrastructure transactions.
  • Facilitate and support the lifecycle of a deal, including tracking deal deliverables, taking ownership of deal documentation, managing closing documentation, and handling closing mechanics.
  • Liaise with clients to facilitate the deal process.
  • Perform title and survey review, as well as research tasks related to real estate laws across various jurisdictions.
  • Ensure due diligence is completed related to permits, taxes, zoning and entitlements.
  • Draft ancillary corporate documents related to real estate transactions.


  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in commercial real estate transactions, project development or infrastructure in a large law firm or professional services environment.
  • Four-year degree or equivalent required.
  • Paralegal certification highly preferred or required, depending on jurisdiction.
  • Prior experience in client-facing roles.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel/Word required, working knowledge of Smartsheet is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of real estate and project development transactions, including an understanding of real estate escrow procedures, title reports, zoning reports, and ALTA surveys.
  • Contract management skills, including strong working knowledge of contracts and deal documents, tracking and analysis of the same, managing the signature process and facilitating the closing and escrow process.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Highly effective written and oral communications.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and analytical skills.
  • Work independently, taking initiative to move projects to conclusion.
  • Maintain professional demeanor in stressful situations.
  • Reliable and dependable team player.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

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Consultative Search Group


Washington, DC



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