Real Estate Transactional Associate - Raleigh, North Carolina

Parker Poe, PNC Plaza, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America Req #383
Tuesday, March 12, 2024


Parker Poe is seeking an Associate with 3-6 years of experience to join their Real Estate & Commercial Development Practice Group in Raleigh, North Carolina. The ideal candidate will have experience in real estate acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition, and in reviewing title and survey, obtaining title insurance, handling closings, and in drafting purchase and sale contracts, easement agreements, and declarations of restrictive covenants. Candidates must be licensed in North Carolina, have strong academic credentials, and possess excellent drafting skills. Prior experience in a sophisticated law firm practice is preferred.


Parker Poe’s Real Estate & Commercial Development Practice Group has a proven track record of successfully getting real estate projects from concept to closing and protecting clients’ real property in disputes. At close to 50 attorneys, we are one of the largest real estate practices based out of the Southeast working on client projects across the U.S. These attorneys have dedicated their practices to representing developers and investors, owners, buyers, sellers, landlords, lenders, borrowers, and tenants on all aspects of real estate transactions, regulatory issues, and litigation. Our legal advising in key areas such as acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing, land use and zoning, joint ventures, and resolving disputes is nationally recognized in peer reviews and legal services rankings.

Clients appreciate our full-service capabilities and our team’s diversity, both in terms of industry knowledge and individual backgrounds. Our real estate team includes attorneys with experience in forming and implementing all types of joint ventures for investing in and owning real estate assets as well as restructuring portfolios. With land use attorneys in key markets across the Southeast, we can position clients for success from the beginning by understanding how potential projects fit into local governments and communities’ goals and shepherding clients through the planning, entitlements, and zoning process.

Our transactional attorneys have structured, negotiated, and closed real estate transactions around virtually every type of real property, including office buildings, industrial sites, shopping centers, mixed-use developments, multifamily, education campuses and affiliated facilities, corporate research and development campuses, health care campuses and outpatient care facilities, wind and solar farms, and more. Our attorneys have a breadth of experience representing both lenders and borrowers in real estate financing projects, allowing our team to advise clients on all sides of a real estate transaction. The real estate transactions team at Parker Poe has bought, sold, leased, and developed millions of square feet of property and acres of land on behalf of client projects. We can handle a broad variety of deal sizes efficiently. Our transactions team is also supported by colleagues in our construction, tax, corporate finance, condemnation, environmental, and economic development practices to handle any issue related to a real estate project.


For more than a century, Parker Poe has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments in transactions, regulatory issues, and complex litigation. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in the education, energy, financial services, government, health care, life sciences, manufacturing, and real estate industries. Parker Poe has more than 275 attorneys serving clients from eight offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Washington, DC.

Lawyers in each of our offices are rated among the highest quality attorneys across their respective states, recognized for effective and efficient service. The Best Lawyers in America lists nearly 80 of our attorneys in its rankings, and we are also well-recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Super Lawyers, Chambers USA, and other ratings publications.


It is Parker Poe’s policy that all resumes and other information regarding candidates must be directed to the Recruiting Contact and an executed fee agreement must be in place in order for any fee to be considered. There are no exceptions to this policy and a placement fee will not be paid or special priority assigned to any resume sent to Parker Poe in any other manner. 

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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