Associate General Counsel
Welcome Homes is changing the way people buy homes and we invite you to be part of the build! We are a fast-growing, venture-backed startup constructing new homes that are purchased online, customized by the customer, and then delivered in as little as 6 months at an incredible value.
We’re looking for an Associate General Counsel who will be able to provide strategic and tactical advice to help business operations while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Given the breadth of your responsibility and impact, your advice and creativity will help shape the legal process, risk management, and client experience for our entire business.
What you’ll be doing:
Drive, negotiate, execute, and finalize various agreements in different jurisdictions, including customer and vendor contracts, business and home-improvement licensing, company insurance, and much more
Provide practical, business-oriented legal advice and recommendations on numerous legal and business issues
Create and maintain standard templates, processes, and internal policies to help scale the business
Advise on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with contractual relationships
Research anticipated unique legal issues that could impact the business
Preserve all corporate records and assist with corporate filings
You’ll be expected to have:
JD from a recognized U.S. law school and licensed to practice in New York
Ability to establish and sustain strong relationships with customers, brokers, vendors, and external legal counsel
Strong negotiation skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain legal concepts to non-lawyers
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Proactive and solution-oriented approach to resolving issues
Real Estate experience is required
Every employee receives:
Unlimited vacation policy
Full health benefits
New Macbook laptop and office supplies for a WFH setup*
$50/month towards online fitness apps or gym memberships
$1,000/year towards continuing education
*Optional: We offer every employee the option to own all equipment purchases through our 50/50 program. The company will contribute 50% towards the laptop’s total price and the employee will pay for the remaining 50% and will own it.
Associate General Counsel
Full Time | New York, NY
Who We Are:
Welcome Homes makes it easier and more affordable for home buyers to build a newly constructed home without having to deal with delays and all of the headaches of coordinating with contractors, architects, and the many parties involved. We handle it all and streamline the entire process for the home owner from land selection to construction!
The upside potential for Welcome Homes is limitless. Home construction is one of the hardest operational challenges to scale and our vision is to offer Welcome homes on a global level. We are placing a massive bet to disrupt the world's largest asset class - residential real estate - to provide home buyers an experience that they finally deserve.
Empowerment at any level - Give people more responsibility and let them surprise you - Investments into Personal Growth - Transparency - Love our customers