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D.R. Horton, Inc. Division Counsel-WA in Kirkland, Washington

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

D.R. Horton, currently looking for a_Division Counsel-WA_. The right candidate will oversee and coordinate all division legal matters, with an emphasis on land acquisition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide legal advice related to land acquisition, land use, entitlement, zoning, and development, including reviewing and drafting contracts, title and land development documents, and other related documents; working with the title company, municipalities, and special districts; handling closings; consulting with and coordinating with outside counsel
  • Review and revise homebuyer contract documents; advise regarding RESPA issues, FHA/VA compliance and other home sale issues
  • Review and revise homeowner association documents and provide advice on homeowner association issues. Review marketing contract and programs; draft documentation as necessary
  • Assist in managing division litigation, including coordination with outside counsel regarding active and potential litigation matters; the provision of documents and information pertinent to active or potential litigation; attendance at hearings, settlement conferences, and related proceedings
  • Assist and advise the Division Human Resources Manager with manager training regarding employment policies and practices
  • Assist and advise the Division Human Resources Manager regarding safety programs, the review and revision of manual and written policies, and safety issues including OSHA
  • Review and revise subcontractor contract documents, handle disputes
  • Provide advice regarding employment matters and issues
  • Provide advice regarding legal issues in construction and warranty
  • Handle customer disputes; coordinate with outside counsel as necessary
  • Provide advice regarding various other division matters
  • Assist in drafting job descriptions
  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
  • Ability to travel overnight

    • * Supervisory Responsibilities
  • May have supervisory responsibilities

Education and/or Experience * Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.) * Five to seven years of experience and/or training * Must be a licensed attorney and in good standing with state bar association(s) of which you are a member * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications * Proficiency with MS Office and email * Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision * The noise level is generally moderate

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Preferred Qualifications * Prior experience in corporate or environmental law * Strong communication skills * Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success.Annual Salary $140,000 - $150,000 (DOE) plus bonus potential! We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

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Job: *Administrative

Organization: *Home Builder

Title: Division Counsel-WA

Location: Washington-Kirkland

Requisition ID: 2306498